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The color of these amazonite beads first caught my eye. They are a beautiful color -- soft, but vivid blue green, not a color seen often in the natural world. I love using natural beads and so I bought them with no intended use. After I started making wire-wrapped rosaries, I decided that I would use these beads for that purpose because I love the contrast against the bronze wire.
When I did a little quick research on the stone I learned that those who believe in the "power of stones" consider amazonite to be a "hope" stone, as it is said to inspire hope and confidence in things to come. I must tell you I find all of that to be pure legend, conjecture, and I don't believe it for a second. I do believe, however, that one who prays the rosary, in earnest, using these beads, or any others, will most find hope, as well as faith and charity, and untold graces from God. That's a guarantee!
The Aves on this rosary are 6mm round aventurine, and the Paters are a flat oval, much larger, aventurine bead. The Paters are set off with small antique brass beads. The center is a beautiful antique bronze Ave Maria piece, and the crucifix is an ornate, slightly small antique bronze piece, both hand cast in bronze from vintage pieces. The beads are hand-wrapped with 24 gauge bronze wire.
This is a one-of-a-kind rosary.
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