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A Ethiopian ‘marriage’ ‘silver’ pendant

(In the Ethiopian Orthodox (Tewahedo) Church, when a couple become engaged it is customary for the groom to present a necklace and a pair of earrings as a gift to his bride. Engagement necklaces often feature a rectangular pendant representing the Bible, decorated with a cross and a series of tapering conical attachments representing the Apostles.)


Lovely dark blue Roman glass  100 - 400AD


other ‘silver’ African beads

£ 155

length: 60 cms (not including pendant)

The clasp is sterling silver)