Necklace – Ethiopia

Photo credit – Ingrid Langerak
Posted by – Ingrid Langerak

North Ethiopia/Tigrai and Eritrean Traditional wedding pendants. 18Kt gold, hand made, the real thing received in 1963 and 1978. Very refined filigree work. These pendants are mostly gifts to the bride by friends or Groom. They can come in different combinations, like one ring and 2 smaller size rosettes, or a ring with 2 golden King George V from England coins, or a large one like shown on photo as a single. mostly comes strung on a bundle of silk threats or a velvet band.

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