Handmade Catholic Rosary - Brown & Dark Blue Sandstone, Goldstone and large St. Benedict crucifix. Accented with Czech gold seed beads and dark topaz glass bicone beads.
AVE (Hail Mary Beads): 8 mm, goldstone beads
PATER (Our Father Beads): 10 mm brown and dark blue sandstone beads
CROSS: Large, brown enamel inlay with a silver oxidized corpus on crucifix. Approx. 3 1/8" in height, made in Italy
CENTERPIECE: St. Benedict, silver and gold tones - made in Italy
LENGTH: 18 1/2 inches
Also known as Dominican Rosary and Holy Rosary.
The St. Benedict medal serves as protection against evil and temptation, secures a timely and healthy birth for children as well as protection against body afflictions and contagious diseases. St. Benedict is the patron saint of Kidney disease and schoolchildren. This crucifix is also known as the cross of a Happy Death.