Mixed Woods - variation 1

Mixed Woods - variation 1

200.00

"You will find something more in woods than in books. Trees and stones will teach you that which you can never learn from masters."
— Saint Bernard of Clairvaux, Epistle 106



These marvelous Pater beads are made of various types of wood — in free-form, flattened and elongated ovals — each unique. They're made of reclaimed timbers, or of wood fallen to the forest floor. One of the Paters is a triplet of beads; and alongside all the Paters are cylindrical beads of wood and beads of solid brass.

The striped Aves are unfinished, natural fir. Among the Aves are small handmade wood beads, slightly varied in size, in many shades of brown...

The crucifix is solid bronze hand-cast from an antique original.

This rosary is made all-in-one-loop, rather than in the familiar "Y" form. We don't see lots of all-one-loop rosaries lately, but they were pretty much the norm until just a couple centuries ago.

The connecting rings are solid bronze.

Crucifix: 2.12"
Aves: 8mm
Length: 16" from top of loop to bottom of crucifix

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The rosary is strung on premium quality Soft Flex jewelers' cable, composed of 49 strands of steel encased in nylon, with a test-strength of 29 pounds; each end is double-crimped for security.