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Exhalting the Spirit of Greece since 1981

Zoom Wash-Thy-Sins Gold Pendant
Zoom Wash-Thy-Sins Gold Pendant

Wash-Thy-Sins Gold Pendant

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Richly ornate gold pendant with a deeply meaningful inscription around their perimeter.  "Νιψον ανομηματα, μη μοναν οψιν," the Greek phrase meaning "Wash away thy sins, not only thy faces". In Greek, it is an anagram, i.e., it reads the same from left to right as it does from right to left.

Particularly famous for having been inscribed above a fountain in the courtyard of the famous Church of Hagia Sophia in Constantinople (present day Istanbul in Turkey) during the Byzantine era (395 AD to 1453 AD), this inscription appears in a number of Orthodox churches and monasteries (usually inscribed in all capitals).

In this demur 18K gold rendition, the verse is written around the perimeter of a central cross, creating the pendant face in the likeness of a seal. 

One of our exclusives.

Height 0.9 in
Width 0.42 in
Weight 3.7 g


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