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Offline bkovacs

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Hand Crosses
« on: December 15, 2009, 03:42:47 AM »
Where do Coptic priests get their hand crosses. I purchased a small one from the Orthodox Bookstore (Coptic), but was wondering where they get the larger ones from. Also where do you get prayer hats and the knitted crosses from. Googling didn't get me to far.
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Re: Hand Crosses
« Reply #1 on: December 15, 2009, 01:55:44 PM »
I get things from people going to Egypt. Not always convenient of course but works out easiest.

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Re: Hand Crosses
« Reply #2 on: July 15, 2010, 12:06:19 AM »
I thought it was to do with parties and clubs too, but not for the reason ViralDucky mentioned. Door staff at clubs sometimes write an X on your hand so they know you've
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Offline Andrew21091

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Re: Hand Crosses
« Reply #3 on: July 15, 2010, 01:31:05 AM »
I've seen Coptic blessing crosses on ebay. I bought a Ethiopian hand cross on ebay for about $25. It would seem that would probably be your best option on finding one without going to Egypt. On ebay now, it seems that there are only Ethiopian crosses available.