Ethiopian Cross Coptic, 3 inch, Addis Ababa
An elegant 3 inch Ethiopian Coptic Cross, handmade in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Nharo traveled to Ethiopia in March 2017 and we were able to acquire a fine collection of crosses.
Ethiopian crosses are symbols of Christianity in Ethiopia. Their elaborate, stylized design is markedly distinct from the similar European Christian crosses. Ethiopian crosses are almost always made from elaborate lattice work, the intertwined lattice represents everlasting life. Each cross looks different, and artisans can take liberty when choosing shapes and patterns.
Each cross comes with a simple black cord.
Average Height: inches 7.5 cm (3 inches)
Average Weight: 23 grams (.8 oz)
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