Pilgrim's Shell Bone Paternoster w/ Credo Cross - Tenner Rosary

$61.20 $68.00

This paternoster has ten 12mm white bone beads with gold spacers connected with wire links. At one end is a flat brushed gold bead immediately followed by a handmade bone and brushed gold Credo Cross measuring 32mm. This style of cross was used for saying the Apostles Creed.

The tenner ends with a shell shaped bone pendant. The scallop shell measures 1 1/2 inches or 38mm. It was the symbol for St. James and represented all pilgrims on a religious journey.

At the other end is a ring with a chain attached for hanging. This tenner is approx. 12 inches long not including the chain.

Shipped in a velvet pouch.
A FREE Latin prayer booklet is included with each rosary purchase.
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TENNER - A chaplet with ten beads, called a Tenner or in German, "Gebetskette Zehner" (prayer chain with 10 beads), was very popular in the 15th and 16th century. They usually had a saint's metal, cross, pomander or tassel hanging from the bottom. Often an eleventh larger bead was added as well.

CREDO CROSS - The Apostle's Creed can be found in use as early as 6th century. By the end of the 12th century a decree was issued commanding the priests to urge the people to recite frequently the Lord’s Prayer, the Creed and the Salutations to the Virgin. The Creed was usually said on a cross form that was incorporated into the prayer beads and became known as the credo cross.

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