An Ethiopian Coptic cross in low grade silver. The large hinged cross is pierced and engraved on both sides with an eight-pointed star. The large bale makes it easy to hang this piece on anything you like. Circa 1920.
Coptic crosses are typically depicted with each arm divided into three points representing the Holy Trinity. The Coptic cross is widely used in the Coptic church and the Ethiopian and Eritrean churches.
Details.....The cross measures 2.04" by 3.4". In Very Good Vintage Condition. You should always expect some wear on vintage and antique jewels, we consider it part of their charm.