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    Ethiopian Coptic Cross, hand held

    A small hand held, double ended, Ethiopian Coptic Christian Cross, of dull silvery “tinned” pierced and cut brass. I saw a doco the other day, where Ethiopian Pilgrims kissed a cross like this, when it was held out to them, in blessing, by a Priest. Classic Ethiopian Cross, “primitive” in...
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    Ethiopian Coptic Cross, hand held

    Sorry, this cross is on hold until mid March 2015, if you're after it let us know.A large hand held, double ended, Ethiopian Coptic Christian  hand held Cross, of dull silvery “tinned” pierced and cut brass. I saw a doco the other day, where the Priest carried one of these and...
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    Ethiopian Cross

    Sorry, this delightful crucifix is no longer available. However, we may still have a sinilar one. A hinged, hollow “boxlike” Ethiopian Cross, wiith fine twisted wire filigree detailing. Probably brass with a dark patina and some residual tinning visible on reverse. (Remember it’s not what it’s made of, but it’s origins and...
  • AUD $220.00

    Ethiopian Cross Pendant

    An old doublesided hand cut out “Maria Theresa Silver” Coptic Cross from Ethiopia. Worn suspended from a cord, carried originally as a personal sign of devotion and protection. The mm suspension hole would allow you to use either a cord or possibly chain to wear it as a stylish pendant....
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    Ethiopian Ikon, Double Sided.

    Sorry, this Ethiopian Ikon is no longer available. A double sided Coptic Cristian Ikon, from Ethiopia. Wood with overall carved external decoration, one door on each face opening to reveal two naieve painted images. One recessed into the body and the other on the inside of the door itself. Painted...
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    Ethiopian Ikon, Double Sided.

    Sorry, this Ethiopian Ikon is no longer available. A double sided wooden Coptic Christian Ikon, from Ethiopia. Wood with overall carved external decoration, one door on each face opening to reveal two naieve painted images. One recessed into the body and the other on the inside of the door itself....
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    Ethiopian Ikon, Double Sided.

    Sorry, this Ethiopian Ikon is no longer available. A double sided Coptic Christian Ikon, from Ethiopia. Wood with overall carved external decoration, one door on each face opening to reveal two naieve painted images. One recessed into the body and the other on the inside of the door itself. Four...
  • AUD $1,300.00

    Ethiopian Ikon, Large Multi Image.

      A very large rectangular, carved wooden Coptic Christian Ikon, from Ethiopia. The dark stained wood is rather plain with borders of strapwork forming a large cross, which divides the four doors, each with another border and a carved cross. Inside each door are two brightly painted Ikons, one on...
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    Ethiopian Processional Cross

    Sorry, this Processional Cross is no longer available. An intricately cut out brass alloy Coptic Christian Cross. Cut from a sheet of metal, the design first scribed, then holes drilled and sawn into shape and filed. Fitted to a long conical tube to house a wooden shaft, to be held...
  • AUD $420.00

    Ethiopian Processional Cross

      An intricately cut out brass alloy Coptic Christian Cross. Cut from a sheet of metal, the design first scribed, then holes are drilled and sawn into shape and filed. Fitted to a long conical tube to house a long wooden shaft, allowing it to be held in Ceremony or...
  • AUD $520.00

    Ethiopian Processional Cross

      An intricately cut out brass alloy Coptic Christian Cross. Cut from a sheet of metal, the design first scribed, then holes are drilled and sawn into shape and filed. Fitted to a long conical tube to house a long wooden shaft, allowing it to be held in Ceremony or...
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    Ethiopian Silver and Onyx Necklace.

     Sorry, this old Ethiopian necklace is no longer avail;able. We may however, have a similar one in the not too distant future. This understated necklace is made up with an old Ethiopian "telsum" pendant but because of the matte Black Onyx beads would work just as well as day wear or worn to work. Combining slightly an...
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    Ethiopian Wedding Ring

    Sorry, this ring is no longer available. We may however still have a very similar one. A very worn, well smoothed, thick round white metal alloy "Wedding Ring" from Ethiopia, decorated with chunky incisions carving boldly into the ring. (Note, some of this decoration has worn away ... all of...
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    Ethiopian Wedding Ring

    Sorry, this ring is no longer available. We may however still have a very similar one. A very worn, well smoothed, thick round white metal alloy "Wedding Ring" from Ethiopia, decorated with a wire squiggle surrounded by wire twists. I believe these are actually worn on a cord around the neck,...
  • AUD $130.00

    Ethiopian Wedding Ring

    A chunky old, very worn, well smoothed, thick round white metal alloy "Wedding Ring" from Ethiopia, with incised "noughts and crosses" motifs. I believe these are actually worn on a cord around the neck, and think it would make a wonderfully organic "modern industrial" pendant worn in our context.The metal...
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    Ethiopian, Earpick Pendant.

    Sorry, this item is on hold. Should you still want it email us, it may still become available. A doublesided hand cut out white metal earpick from Ethiopia. Worn suspended from a cord, carried originally as a personal toilet aid for removing earwax. Long, long before “cotton buds” there were...
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    Ethiopian, Double sided Stone Ikon.

    Sorry, this Ethiopian Stone Ikon is no longer available. A double sided Stone Coptic Christian Ikon, from Aksum in Ethiopia. Stone with overall carved external decoration, two doors on each face opening to reveal a similarly naieve carved image behind each. (One recessed into an arched niche in the body...
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    Ethiopian, Earpick Pendant.

    Sorry, this item is on hold. Should you still want it email us, it may still become available. A lost wax cast (cire perdue) white metal earpick from Ethiopia, with delicate design repeatedly chiselled and punched onto a plain surface. Worn suspended from a cord, carried originally as a personal...
  • AUD $68.00

    Ethiopian, Earpick Pendant.

    A lost wax cast (cire perdue) white metal earpick from Ethiopia, with delicate design repeatedly chiselled and punched onto a plain surface. Worn suspended from a cord, carried originally as a personal toilet aid for removing earwax. Long before “cotton buds” there were these! You’ll find many variations turning up...
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    Ethiopian, Lalibela Cross

    Sorry, this item is no longer available. But others have just arrived and will be onsite soon. A very sturdy, roughly cut and engraved iron “Lalibela Cross” from Ethiopia. Different cities in Ethiopia with significant Coptic Christian churches have recognizably different crosses. Lalibela with it’s fabulous Churches, has these birds,...