AUTHENTIC OLIVE WOOD ROSARY WITH MINIATURE COMFORT CROSS – Hand carved by craftsmen in the Holyland, using traditional techniques. Made from authentic, highest quality, 8 mm olive wood beads each one unique in its beauty due to the difference in the shading and lines on it. The beads are carefully assembled and knotted on sturdy dark brown cord.
A PERFECT COMPANION FOR PRAYER & MEDITATION - This is an Anglican Rosary, used by Anglicans, as well as other dominations of Christians as a focus for prayer. It was created by the Rev. Lynn Bauman in the mid-1980s, to help bring about contemplative, meditative prayer. The touching of the fingers on each successive bead aids helps to keep the mind from wandering when praying.
A CHERISHED GIFT - This Anglican rosary is made up of thirty-three beads divided into groups. There are four groups consisting of seven beads with additional separate beads separating the groups. These groups are called “weeks”. There are 4 ''cruciform'' beads, in between the “weeks” beads. When the loop of beads is opened into a circular shape, these particular beads form the points of a cross within the circle of the set, hence the term ''cruciform.'' Next, after the cross, is a single bead termed the ''invitatory'' bead, giving the total of thirty-three. The name Rosary comes from the Latin ''rosarium' meaning ''Crown of Roses.
INCLUDES AN OLIVE WOOD MINIATURE COMFORT CROSS – It comes with a mini cross that is part of the "Comfort Range" of products that have been made to bring you comfort as you go through your life. This cross has a silky smooth feel and it will develop its own natural patina as it is held and handled over time. The cross measures approximately 1.9" x 1" x .4" / 5 cm x 2.5 cm x 1 cm. No two rosaries will ever look the same due to the variations in the grain of the wood.
A CHERISHED GIFT - This rosary is used primarily by Roman Catholics to assist them when saying special prayers. The rosary is used to count the prayers. You can download the prayers here: http://www.newadvent.org/images/rosary.pdf. In these uncertain times, have these available to give to your loved ones in their time of need. It has been said that sometimes it is enough simply to hold the rosary and cross silently – this is itself prayer. If you or someone you know is ill simply holding the cross may be the best way to pray.
ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY - These crosses are made only from the trimmings of ancient olive trees growing in the Bethlehem region, the site of the nativity of Jesus (Matt 2, Luke 2).
A PERFECT CHRISTIAN GIFT for ALL OCCASIONS - Made by H.J.W the world leading manufacturer for olive wood articles for export, this rosary comes with a Certificate of Origin certifying that this sacred object is made of olivewood grown in Bethlehem. Makes a perfect gift.
Cross 1.5" x 1.25" x .15" / 2 cm x 2.5 cm x 0.4 cm
From the top to the bottom of the cross - when doubled over 10.5” / 27 cm
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS NOT A NECKLACE ROSARY - AND DOES NOT FIT OVER AN ADULT'S HEAD.
YOUNG CHILDREN SHOULD ONLY USE THIS ROSARY UNDER RESPONSIBLE ADULT SUPERVISION.