Silver Coptic Hand Cross Ethiopia

$150

A silver processional Coptic cross with intricate designs. The cross is one of the most recognizable symbols across the world, and this particular one is evidence of Christianity in Ethiopia. As a central religious motif, the cross was made as a single piece or was associated with other visual arts.

Individual crosses such as this are cast or carved in different styles, designs, and sizes. These are hand-cut from various metals: silver, iron, gold, and brass, or cast using the lost wax method. Designs are as varied as the regions, and crosses are generally named after towns or provinces where they are made. The use of these crosses is essentially religious. Large crosses such as this were used in church processions by priests during religious ceremonies. They were also held by pilgrims during processions.

This cross is made out of a silver metal alloy.

Only 1 piece in stock!

Made in Ethiopia

15 x 6 inches

SHIPPING
At this time, orders shipped within the United States are shipped using USPS or UPS. Tracking information will be provided via email.

International shipping is offered on case-by-case basis. Please email us at contactus@pem.org to inquire.

PEM Shop is not responsible for lost or stolen merchandise.


IN STORE PICKUP
For our local customers, we are pleased to offer an In Store Pickup option! How it works:

  1. Shop online at shop.pem.org

  2. At checkout, select Curbside Pickup as your shipping method. Place your order.

  3. Once we have prepared your order, you will receive an email that your order is ready for pickup.

  4. Follow the pickup instructions provided in your email. Arrive at our Store location at 161 Essex Street.

  5. Orders not picked up within two weeks of order date will be canceled and refunded.

Please Note: Please allow 2-3 days from purchase date for processing. In Store Pickup is available Thursday through Monday 10 am–5 pm.

RETURN & EXCHANGE POLICY
We are pleased to accept returns within 30 days of the purchase date. All returned items must be in their original condition and packaging.

To begin your return process, please email us at: contactus@pem.org

Please note: Sale, clearance and personal use items, such as face masks, cannot be returned or exchanged for store credit.

 

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