Monday, November 20, 2017

Catholic Charm Bracelet, Sacred Heart, Good Shepherd Natural African Turquoise Rosary Bracelet




This is a beautiful Catholic Charm bracelet. It has three charms, one honors the Sacred Heart of Jesus, one honors Jesus, The Good Shepherd, and one is a crucifix. Complimenting these silver colored charms are 6 12mm natural African Turquoise beads. African turquoise is actually a type of Jasper found in Africa. It's appearance is so close to the appearance of turquoise that it is referred to as African Turquoise. Although there are only 6 beads on it, it is possible to use this bracelet as a rosary bracelet. Use the first 5 beads twice to complete a decade and then use the 6th bead as the Our Father bead. Also, because it has 6 beads, it can easily be used as a Three Hail Mary chaplet.   Please click here to learn more about this bracelet.  Please visit my shop, The Rosary Works, to see more of my rosary bracelets.

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Our Lady of Lourdes Rosary Holy Water Aqua Black Unbreakable Wire Wrapped



The Ave beads in this rosary are 8mm faceted aqua agate. These beads look aqua in some light and green in other light. They have black inclusions which contrasts nicely with the aqua-green color. The Pater beads are 10mm black onyx with 3mm black onyx beads at either end.

The center honors our Lady of Lourdes and St Bernadette. It has a vial of holy water from Lourdes on the back. The Trinity crucifix is highly symbolic. It shows the Trinity and the direct connection between the Trinity, Our Lord's crucifixion and the Eucharist. There is an angel on the end of the left arm of the cross and Our Blessed Mother on the end of the right arm of the cross. This rosary is a substantial rosary and nice weight to it. It would make a wonderful gift or would be great to keep for yourself!  Please click here to learn more about this rosary and please visit my shop, The Rosary Works to see more of my unbreakable, wire wrapped rosaries.

Sunday, August 6, 2017

St Therese Relic Rosary Blue with Pink Roses



 The Hail Mary beads in this beautiful rosary are 8mm faceted Denim Lapis Lazuli. These multi-facted beads sparkle and dance in the light. The variegated blue beads range from very light blue to extremely dark blue. The Our Father beads are 12mm white porcelain with big, splashy pink roses on them. The roses are accented by a tiny blue flower which ties them in nicely with the blue Hail Mary beads.

The silver colored center honors St Therese, often called "The Little Flower".   Because of this, the center shows her surrounded by the petals of a rose which is the flower most commonly associated with her. The reverse side of the center has a relic from St Therese's coffin. Surrounding the relic are the words "Earth. St Therese's Coffin 1910". The crucifix is also made from silver colored metal. While I absolutely guarantee the construction of this rosary, I can not guarantee the beads because I didn't make them. Because of the size and weight of the beads, this is a nice substantial rosary with a good weight and length it. This rosary would make a wonderful gift or would be great to keep for yourself.  Please click here to learn more about this rosary  and please visit my shop: The Rosary Works to see more of my unbreakable rosaries and rosary bracelets.

Monday, June 26, 2017

Vintage Style Rosary Miraculous Medal Solid Bronze Autumn Colors



This isn't your grandmother's rosary, but it sure looks like it could be! This vintage style rosary was created with 20 gauge solid bronze wire that I antiqued. The floral center honors Our Lady of Grace and is solid bronze. The solid bronze crucifix has an intricate floral motif and is reminiscent of an icon. Both the center and the crucifix are exact replicas of vintage pieces from France. The Ave beads are 6mm autumn jasper also known as pink jasper. These beads have a "pink" color to them although the pink is closer to a salmon color. They also have a dark sage green color mixed in with the pink. The Pater beads are 14mm x 15mm puffy hearts beads that are antiqued gold. I've added 3mm pink crystal spacers to give the rosary a little sparkle. All of these components work together to give the feeling of a very old rosary.  Please click here to learn more about this rosary and please visit my shop, The Rosary Works, to see more of my wire wrapped, unbreakable rosaries.

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Sacred Heart Rosary Beads Aqua Blue Floral Wire Wrapped Unbreakable



The Ave beads in this pretty rosary are 6mm aqua fire polished beads from Czechoslovakia. They are a pale aqua color with facets that sparkle and dance in the light. Each of these beads has a 3mm silver plated bead cap at either end. The Pater beads are 9mm x 13mm handmade lampwork beads. These beautiful beads have light blue flowers with green vines on a dark aqua background in the center of the beads. The center is encased in clear crystal which magnifies the flowers. Because these beads are handmade, no two beads are exactly the same. Some are a little larger than the others and some are a little smaller. This adds to the charm and beauty of the rosary. The Pater beads are accented with Tibetan Silver spacers.

The center honors the Sacred Heart of Jesus and it has a reverse carved image of Our Lady of Carmel on the back. The back is also stamped "Chapel" and "Italy" in block letters. The intricate crucifix is a Pardon Crucifix. The Pardon Crucifix is also known as the Indulgence Crucifix. Originally, Pope Pius X granted indulgences to anyone who prayed with the crucifix or who kissed the crucifix. The back of the crucifix says: "Father Forgive Them" and "Behold This Heart Which Has So Loved Men." Both center and the crucifix are composed of silver colored metal. The wire is copper wire with fine silver plated onto it.  Please click here to learn more about this rosary and please visit my shop, The Rosary Works, to see more of my wire wrapped, unbreakable rosaries

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Miraculous Medal Rosary Beads Green Pink Roses Unbreakable Wire Wrapped

The Ave beads in this rosary are 8mm bohemian beads from Czechoslovakia. These beads are a light sage green with a silver luster coating. The luster coating gives the beads extra sparkle and shine. Each of these beads has a 3mm silver plated bead caps at either end. The Pater beads are 12mm round porcelain beads with dark pink splashy flowers on them. The flowers look like roses or peonies. The ornate center is a Miraculous Medal and which is complimented by the ornate Fleur-de-lis crucifix. The crucifix is stamped "Italy" on the back. Both the center and the crucifix are silver colored metal. This rosary would make a wonderful gift. It would also be great to keep for yourself. Please click here to learn more about this rosary.   Please visit my shop, The Rosary Works, to see more of my wire wrapped, unbreakable rosaries.

Sunday, April 9, 2017

Mysteries of the Rosary Beads Pink Roses Handmade Lampwork Indulgence Crucifix Miraculous Medal



The Ave beads in this rosary are pale pink 5.5mm Bohemian picasso beads. These beads from Czechoslovakia have a delicate pink picasso coating over a white bead. The 12mm handmade lampwork Pater beads are the perfect compliment to the Ave beads. They feature a black background with pink roses and green leaves encased in clear crystal. The Miraculous Medal center opens up to reveal the Joyful Mysteries, the Sorrowful Mysteries and the Glorious Mysteries of the rosary and the days on which they should be prayed. The are printed in very small print so you may need a magnifying glass to read them. The center can also be "closed" so that the Mysteries can not be easily seen. The Indulgence crucifix has the Sacred Heart of Jesus on the reverse side along with the statement: "Behold this heart which has so loved men. Father Forgive Them"  Please click here to learn more about this rosary.   Please visit my shop, The Rosary Works, to see more of my wire wrapped, unbreakable rosaries.