Excellent source for sterling and bronze rosary parts cast from vintage and antique pieces. They also offer rosary-making supplies and tools for strung rosaries. At their site you'll find clear instructions for making your own strung rosaries.
"Older than dirt. Guaranteed Authentic." Want an ancient, medieval or byzantine artifact for your rosary? Here's the place. Fascinating and beautiful old crosses and crucifixes — some of them reliquaries or encolpions. Gabriel also has some larger medieval and byzantine ceremonial crosses. "100% Lifetime Guarantee of Authenticity."
Ave Maria's Circle:
Supplies for making mission rosaries, very nice base metal crucifixes and centers, beads at modest prices — as well as scapulars.
Reproduction bronze rosary parts, antiqued wire, bead caps, and supplies "for your vintage inspired rosary."
Hand-dyed rosary twine in absolutely fabulous colors. Also — amazingly! — glow in the dark rosary twine.
"How to Make an Orthodox Prayer Rope" video from Saint Innocent Monastic Community teaches how to make the knots, join the loop, form the tassel, and two ways to knot a cross. The method is the one taught by Mother Apolinaria of Holy Dormition Monastery in Michigan.
Lewis and Company:
For 50 years — three generations — the Lewis family has been offering rosary-making supplies. They have a huge selection, from ornate sterling silver crucifixes to matte black plastic ones for military rosaries, habit rosary materials, mission rosary parts, Irish rosary parts, kits, cord, eye pins, wire, beads.
Meinssen Rosary Metals:
Carries silicon bronze wire! That exclamation point is well-earned; we spent many, many long months searching. Anne also carries wire in several other alloys, to match your crucifixes and centers, as well as bronze jumprings, and brass chain. Beautiful crosses, crucifixes and medals not available anywhere else.
Our Lady's Rosary Makers:
For less than 13 cents (yes), you can purchase all the supplies to make a complete mission rosary. Besides inexpensive parts and kits for mission rosaries, OLRM also carries parts in sterling silver and vermeil (gold over sterling) for special rosaries. Free downloadable instructions for making cord or wire rosaries. Instructions for starting a rosary-making guild. A non-profit apostolate since 1949.
Now carries some bronze findings, and is a great source for durable, high-quality rosary making pliers and cutters.
Rosary Army Corp:
Video instructions for making an all-twine knotted rosary. A Catholic public charity, the Rosary Army provides a free knotted-twine rosary to anyone, anywhere.
The Rosary Shop:
A stupendously large selection of crucifixes, crosses, centers for rosaries, holy medals, and also beads. Design your own rosary from these parts, and either have them assemble it for you, or have it sent to you in kit form, to assemble yourself. Kits for baptismal rosaries, mission rosary kits, a kit for a nice men's confirmation rosary. They also offer prie dieu, prayer kneelers.
Saint Joseph's Mail Order:
A wide selection of inexpensive rosary parts. Very nice designs, including a Stations of the Cross crucifix, a Theotokos crucifix, an unusual Trinity crucifix, the Pardon crucifix, a beautiful Tree of Life crucifix, a Eucharist crucifix — as well as centers, chaplet medals, and findings.