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Turquoise Rosary Necklace
Missy Ramirez - Navajo Sterling Silver

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Navajo Turquoise Rosary

Matrix in the turquoise stones will vary slightly from the rosary pictured here.

Navajo Turquoise Rosary

Solid sterling silver crucifix, medal and beads
interspersed with Turquoise stone nuggets for the five decades of the chaplet.

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Missy Ramirez
Navajo Sterling Silver
Turquoise Rosary Necklace

ROS209 - $220 SOLD

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Paula says -

"The chaplet (loop portion) of this turquoise nugget rosary is 21 inches so it may fit over your head to be worn as a necklace. The terminal portion with crucifix is 4 1/2" long."

Navajo Turquoise Rosary

Dime in photo above shows scale of rosary.

Navajo Turquoise Rosary

What is a rosary?

A rosary is a string of knots or beads, designed as an aid to the memory, and, when used in religious exercises, providing a convenient method for counting the recitation of prayers or the repetition of the names and attributes of the Deity."

- From the Encyclopedia of Religion and Ethics, ed. James Hastings, Volume X: Picts - Sacraments.

The Parts of a Rosary

The Chaplet is divided into five Decades with four Dividing Beads and a fifth one called the Medal, which may be of the same sort as the Divider Beads or a charm. The two ends of the Chaplet attach to the Medal as well as the Terminal which is a short piece that connects the Chaplet to the Crucifix.

The Divider Beads: There are four larger or differently sized beads to separate the Decades.

The Five Decades: There are five sets of ten beads that comprise the Chaplet.

The Medal or the Center: Previously described.

Pendant: Usually a Crucifix.

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