Sunday, March 26, 2017

Sacred Heart Rosary Beads Aquamarine Pale Blue Sterling Silver Bali Beads



The show stealers in this gorgeous rosary are the Avé beads. These beads are 7mm natural AA grade aquamarine. They are top quality stones and have the beautiful pale blue color that aquamarine is known for. Many of the beads have an inner iridescence or fire. Most of the stones are translucent with a nice milky quality.

Complimenting the aquamarine beads are the 11mm sterling silver Pater beads. These intricate beads are hand made in Bali and the give the rosary a vintage style appearance. The Sacred Heart center and the stunning crucifix with 2 angels are sterling silver. Both are exact replicas of museum pieces. This adds to the vintage style of the rosary. There is a beautiful image our Our Lady of Mt Carmel on the reverse of the center. 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.

Monday, March 20, 2017

Our Lady of Lourdes Holy Water Rosary Wire Wrapped Unbreakable



The Ave beads in this rosary are 8mm bohemian beads from Czechoslovakia. These beads are a deep teal or aqua color with a vitrial coating. The vitrial 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 12.5mm puffy heart shaped beads. These beads have an intricate filigree heart motif. The center honors Our Lady of Lourdes and St Bernadette and contains holy water from the shrine at Lourdes, France. The finely detailed crucifix is highly symbolic. It symbolizes the Holy Trinity, the Passion of Our Lord, and the Eucharist. It also honors Our Blessed Mother.  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.

Monday, March 13, 2017

Miraculous Medal Rosary Purple Indigo Bohemian Glass Wire Wrapped Unbreakable




The Ave beads in this rosary are 8mm bohemian luster beads from Czechoslovakia. Depending on the light, the color in these beads ranges from amethyst purple to deep indigo. They all have a luster coating which adds a metallic rose color to the surface of the beads. The beads sparkle and shine in the light. They are accented by 3mm silver plated bead caps on either end. Complimenting these beads are the 8mm by 10mm handmade purple wedding cake beads. These beads appear black in the photo, but in reality, they are a deep transparent purple color. The intricate Miraculous Medal center features Our Lady of Grace. The finely detailed crucifix is deeply symbolic. It honors the Our Lord, the Holy Trinity, Our Blessed Mother and the Eucharist. Both the center and 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 and please visit my shop, The Rosary Works to see more of my wire wrapped rosaries.

Saturday, November 26, 2016

The Rosary Dissected and Defended

I just found a great article explaining the Rosary and defending it.   It is in Catholic Answers.  Please click here to take a look at it.   It's a rather lengthy article, but well worth reading. 

Saturday, September 10, 2016

St Kateri Tekakwitha Rosary Lily of the Mohawks Brown Banded Agate



The Ave beads in this handsome rosary are 8mm brown banded agate beads. These striking beads range in color from dark brown to light sand color with every shade in between. No two beads are a like. They have a wonderful translucence which allows the light to shine through them. Some of these beads have imperfections and are not perfectly round. This just adds to the charm of a rosary made with natural stone. The contrasting Pater beads are 12mm black onyx. All of the beads are accented with 3mm bead caps. The center honors St Kateri Tekakwitha. Both the center and the Crown of Thorns crucifix are made of silver colored metal. The wire is comprised of fine sterling silver plated onto copper. This 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 wire wrapped, unbreakable rosaries. 

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Vintage Style Miraculous Medal Rosary Solid Brass Carnelian Unbreakable



The Ave beads in this vintage style rosary are 8mm carnelian beads. These beads are amber in color and have a beautiful translucence. They all have a decorative swirl of brass wire going up the side. Accenting these beads are intricate Bali style antiqued brass beads. These beads are 14mm by 15mm and give the rosary an old fashioned look.

The center is a Miraculous Medal that has been placed in a garden setting. The ornate crucifix compliments the center and the rest of the rosary. They are both solid brass. The wire is solid brass and will develop a nice antiqued patina over time.  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.

Monday, August 15, 2016

St Therese Rosary Beads Relic Red White Wedding Cake Beads



The Ave beads in this rosary are 6mm by 7mm dark red faceted crystals. The Pater beads are 10mm by 14mm handmade wedding cake beads. These beads have a white background with stylized flowers, gold adventurine and silver.

The center honors St Therese also known as the Little Flower. Her legacy to us is that even the smallest and simplest of actions are pleasing to the Lord. They become like little flowers in a bouquet that we can offer to Him. Red roses are the flowers that are most commonly associated with St Therese. The center is a relic containing earth from St Therese's coffin. The ornate Fleur de Lis crucifix compliments the entire rosary. Both the center and crucifix are silver colored metal.  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.