Authentic Widow's Mite Nested Pendant in .925 Sterling Silver
"And there came a certain poor widow, and she threw in two mites..." - Mark 12:42
This beloved Biblical story becomes real with the gift of a genuine restored mite that existed 2000 years ago in ancient Israel.
Perfect for the woman in your life who "giveth all she hath"
WIDOW'S MITE DETAILS
This genuine mite has been cleaned and restored after excavation.
Widow's Mite - Jewish Bronze Coin
From archeological excavations, we know that the vast majority of bronze coins circulating in Jerusalem in the lifetime of Jesus were the Jewish leptons of prutot, minted from the time of the Maccabean kings, until Pontius Pilate.
Any small, Jewish, bronze coin struck before the crucifixion can be legitimately called a “widow’s mite.”
*Due to the ancient origins of excavated mites, pieces will vary in look, texture, shape, size, and details. The mites are treated with the utmost care to preserve the natural look. There are no guarantees any designs will be strongly visible due to the limited equipment the Romans had access to over 2,000 years ago, and being buried for that amount of time.
- Diameter: 3/4"
- Material: Authentic Roman Coin
- Metal: .925 Sterling Silver
- Origin: Made in Israel
- Other: Includes Certificate of Authenticity
Available as pendant alone or with 20" Italian Liscia Snake Adjustable Chain.
Ancient 2000-year-old glass has been excavated from sites around Israel and brought back to life as heirloom-quality jewelry.
The glass used is a broken fragment of what was once a household cup, plate, or temple vessel.
Roman Glass Jewelry is a unique and distinctive treasure. The ancient glass fragments are set by hand in the finest sterling silver by talented Israeli artisans.
Certificate of Authenticity included with every piece.
*Due to the ancient origins of Roman Glass, pieces may vary slightly in texture and appearance.
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2000-YEAR-OLD GLASS REBORN
The ancient excavated glass shards used in this unique jewelry collection began life as a household vase, water jug, or temple vessel.
EXPLORE THE ROMAN GLASS COLLECTION
2000-YEAR-OLD EXCAVATED GLASS
The Romans established ancient glass-making centers in and around Jerusalem because of the abundance of resources (sand) and skilled labor.
The excavated glass pieces used in this unique jewelry collection began life as a household vase, water jug, or temple vessel.
The items belonged to real, living, breathing human beings - who lived their lives in and around Jerusalem 2000 years ago at the time of Jesus Christ and the reign of the Roman Empire.
REBORN AS GORGEOUS JEWELRY
Rarely, unbroken vases, jugs, plates and temple vessels are excavated and displayed in museums or auctioned to antiquities collectors.
More commonly, though, the glass is discovered in broken shards. Instead of being discarded as useless, we take the broken fragments and they are carefully cataloged, meticulously cleaned, and reborn as meaningful and unique jewelry.
Ancient coins (mites) are also unearthed and given new life as "widow's mite" pieces in our collection.
*Certificate of Authenticity included
- DIDarrrell I.Verified BuyerBought For A GiftBought For A GiftRated 5 out of 5 starsBeautiful gift for my wife
I’m giving it to my wife for her birthday in 6 days. We were scheduled to visit Israel with our church group, but due to the unfortunate circumstances we had to cancel. This is one of the items she was wanting to bring home with her.
- GGGlenn G.Verified BuyerAge Range 55 - 64Age Range 55 - 64Rated 5 out of 5 starsAwesome
Very nice, just what I was looking for.
- SKSandra K.Verified BuyerAge Range 65+Age Range 65+Rated 5 out of 5 starsIt's beautiful and something to really have.
It's Authentic and pretty impressive to bible people. The story. The widow gave the 2mites and someone complained but Jesus said she did a great thing she gave much because she gave all she has.
- KPKari P.Verified BuyerAge Range 55 - 64Age Range 55 - 64Rated 5 out of 5 starsMy Aunt’s Birthday
I purchased for my mom and she LOVES it. Purchased one for my aunts birthday and I can’t wait to see what she thinks..
- KPKari P.Verified BuyerAge Range 55 - 64Age Range 55 - 64Rated 5 out of 5 starsAmazing
Ordered for my Mom as she was raised in a very Catholic household and she absolutely loved it. When I asked what she loved the most, she said with tears in her eyes, she loved the history and incredible symbolism that she could wear no close to her heart. Thank you so very much for offering this incredible pendant.
- AMApril M.Verified BuyerAge Range 45 - 54Age Range 45 - 54Rated 5 out of 5 starsWidows Mite
I love this piece,to actually have a authentic piece of history is amazing. I have received many compliments on it. Love Roma!
- BBarbaraJeanVerified BuyerRated 5 out of 5 starsSO very special! Bronze coin goes great with rose gold jewelry too!
This necklace has so much, not only in the meaning of it, what it represents, the widow that gave all she had to God. It is beautiful and much larger than I was expecting. I did an IG post on it and added the video here to share my thoughts with you.
- TNTanya N.Verified BuyerAge Range 45 - 54Age Range 45 - 54Rated 5 out of 5 starsThis pendant is stunning!
I bought this pendant for my office manager who will be moving on to bigger and better things for herself! I am so proud of her and I know she is absolutely going to love this!
- LMLeslie M.Verified BuyerAge Range 25 - 34Age Range 25 - 34Rated 5 out of 5 starsAbsolutely loved it.
I bought one for my daughter for Easter. Her faith is being tested and I wanted to encourage her to be strong. When it arrived I loved it so much I bought myself one. Mine will be passed on to my other daughter one day.
- SSSusan S.Verified BuyerAge Range 55 - 64Age Range 55 - 64Rated 5 out of 5 starsSo Beautiful!!!
To think that this was used in the time of Christ just makes me stop and pause. What a wonder. It’s a truly beautiful pendant; one that is a conversation starter. I feel so blessed to be able to own a rich piece of the past.