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Turquoise Rosary
Missy Ramirez - Navajo Sterling Silver

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Navajo Turquoise Rosary

16" when laid out and measuring from bottom of cross to top of loop
1 1/8" x 5/8"
Chaplet Circumference
Terminal Length
4 3/4"
Turquoise, Read about stones
Sterling silver, Read about silver

Navajo Turquoise Rosary

Navajo Turquoise Rosary

Sterling silver crucifix, medal and beads.

Missy Ramirez
Navajo Sterling Silver
Turquoise Rosary

ROS227 - $220 SOLD

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Paula says - "The chaplet (loop portion) of this turquoise nugget rosary is 21 inches. It has sterling silver crucifix, medal and beads interspersed with turquoise stone nuggets for the five decades of the chaplet."

Navajo Turquoise Rosary

Dime in photo above shows scale of rosary.

Navajo Turquoise Rosary

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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.

Terminal: the short piece that connects the Chaplet to the Crucifix.

The Medal or the Center: Previously described.

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 or loop of the rosary.

Pendant: Usually a Crucifix, which is a cross with a figure of Jesus upon it.

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