Show and Tell – Rosaries

Linking up with my friends at Suscipio – It’s Show and Tell time!  Like Tiffany, I have a hoard…every time I see interesting beads or stones, I immediately think of how they will look as a rosary!  I give lots of them away, especially the bracelet rosaries, and have the ones I keep scattered all through my life.  You know, one in the purse, several in the cars, one on the bed table, tucked in drawers.


This one is a favorite.  Several years ago I scored a tremendous deal on rose quartz at a trunk show, and there were enough beads to make three pink rosaries.  The other two reside with Princess Pea and her best friend, aka my Other Daughter.  I think about the girls every time I pick it up.
2013.10.16(2)One of my rosary bracelets…wore it to work today!  The beads are amethyst, and the cross on it was a necklace that belonged to Cherry Ames when she was a little girl.  She outgrew the tiny chain years ago, and it hung in my jewelry box for years until I repurposed it.

My RCIA sponsor gave this blue one to me when I came into full communion with the Church.  It’s the one that I carry in my purse.

This is one I started for The Architect, but he requested a single decade that would fit in his pocket, so I reclaimed it.  The beads are hematite, so even though they are small, this rosary has a nice weight and it feels nice and cool in my hands.  (Note:  I just realized…if you click the picture to open it and zoom in close, you can see the outline of me and the camera reflected in each bead! Hematite is such a fun gemstone!)

Pray the Rosary. Keep the Faith.

EMail Anglea Pea

8 thoughts on “Show and Tell – Rosaries

  1. Beautiful Rosaries.
    I love that you make them.
    How awesome. And that little cross of your daughters. BEAUTIFUL!

  2. these are absolutely beautiful! You are inspiring me to make these kinds of rosaries too! I make the ones for missions – I am a grasshopper 😉

    I love the pink one and the one your RCIA sponsor gave you and…well, I love all of them!

  3. Oh my goodness Angela. First, I thought the pink were going to be my favorite. Then, I fell in love with the bracelet. But alas! The hematite beads are so beautiful. Is there a story to the Blessed Mother on them?

    I have a new desire to begin again ~ praying the rosary that is. God bless.

  4. Okay Angela…love the bracelet…did you say you had lots of spare time to whip up a few for purchase LOL? You have a gift, no doubt and I loved reading the stories under each one.


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