Ethiopian Gold Cross

Contributed by Margaret

Ethiopian Gold Cross

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This little cross is a reminder that Ethiopia has been a Christian nation for 2000 years. According to the Bible,in Acts chapter 8 the servant of the Ethiopian Queen Candace heard about Christianity and took the message back to Ethiopia, the first African nation to take the new religion. It was a gift of Emperor Haile Selassie to my mother. It is made of pure virgin Ethiopian gold.

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Ethiopia

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5.00cm
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3.00cm
D:
0.30cm
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