Silver and Gold Hoshen Necklace (Vertical)
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925 Sterling Silver
Size: 0.6" X 1.3" / 16 X 32 mm
This stunning necklace is based on the Biblical Urim VeTumim (High Priest's breastplate). An ornate sterling silver rectangular frame is covered with a 9k gold plate containing the names of the twelve tribes of Israel as well as twelve genuine gemstones, including a real diamond, representing the twelve stones on the Hoshen. What a great piece!
This item comes with a lovely sterling silver chain in your choice of length.
The Hoshen Mishpat was the breastplate worn by the Jewish High Priest in the days of Jerusalem’s Holy Temple. There were 12 precious stones in the Hoshen, as mentioned in Book of Exodus (28:15-30), representing the twelve tribes of Israel: Ruby, Garnet, Citrine, Blue Topaz, Topaz, Sapphire, Peridot, Onyx, Emerald, Diamond, Amethyst, Aquamarine. Today, the elegant design of the Hoshen makes a beautiful decorative motif throughout Jewish art and jewelry.