Silver and Roman Glass Hallelujah Necklace. Adaptation. Hebrew Script 7th Century B.C.E
Brand: The Israel Museum
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925 Sterling silver with Roman glass
Size: 1.4" X 1.4" / 3.5 X 3.5 cm
Length of the chain: 16" / 41 cm
Note: To preserve patina do not allow glass to come in contact with water.
Around the world and down the ages, "Hallelujah!" has expressed joy and praise in a myriad of languages.
In this piece it is written in the Hebrew script of the 7th century B.C.E., which existed already in the period of the Judges, 400 years earlier.
The shards of glass inlaid in this piece originate from fragments of glass vessels discovered in Israel, in the vicinity of the Mediterranean Sea shore.
This item comes with a certificate of authenticity of the Israel Museum, Jerusalem. Enclosed is a small description of its historical background in English and Hebrew.