Antique Ethiopian Christian cross pendant made from a silver Maria Theresa coin
Home / Antique Ethiopian Christian cross pendant made from a silver Maria Theresa coin - September 16, 2023
This is a very beautiful old handmade Ethiopian cross pendant made of Maria Theresa silver coin. In Ethiopia particularly among Orthodox Church followers, to wear a cross implied to be protected by the lord himself as well as to show that they are a devoted Christian. Neck or pictorial crosses are tied round their owner’s neck with a piece of blue thread or cord, which was sometimes given to the wearer at baptism. This particular cross pendant is old and has been used. View more great items.