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 a traditional rosary made up of fifty-nine beads divided into five sets of ten beads with one bead separating each group. These groups are called “decades”. There are five “Our Father” beads, in between the decades. '' Going down from the center are three beads that are often called “Hail Mary” beads, followed by one more “Our Father” bead. At the end of the cross is a cross. 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 reciting their 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 rosary may be the best way to pray, reflect or meditate.
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. ,
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS NOT A NECKLACE ROSARY - AND DOES NOT FIT OVER AN ADULT'S HEAD.
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 16" / 40 cm