Sterling Silver Hoshen Breastplate Pendant and earrings set Over the stones "Hoshen Stones" is written in Hebrew.
This Hoshen also know as Urim VeTumim, has 12 colorful crystals representing the 12 Tribes of Israel hand made from Sterling silver 925.
The earrings measures 1/2 inch without the bail and the pendant measures 3/4 inch without the bail and includes gift boxed.
Hoshen refers to the sacred breastplate worn by the Jewish high priest as stated in the Exodus. According to Biblical description, the Hoshen contains 12 specific stones, each stone representing one of the Twelve Tribes. The color of each Tribe’s stone became the identifying banner colors for that tribe.
One of the biggest mysteries of the Hoshen is its original stone composition. Although the Bible identifies the stones of the Hoshen by name, these names have not been used since Biblical times and scholars have been unable to translate them.
As for the Tribes, it is as follows:
White, black and red
Very dark Blue