This stunning string of prayer beads consists of ten 10mm Swarovski crystal beads making it a "tenner" or "zehner" style paternoster. It has a 19 x 18 x 14mm jet black Swarovski crystal skull and a handmade crystal credo cross on one end. The other end has an embellished larger bead and a crystal/metal ring with a chain for hanging. The skull, large bead and cross are embellished with gold plated metal/crystal spacers which gives the appearance of a crown on the skull. Historically, skulls were popular on rosaries to "Remember Death" and that this life is only temporary.
It hangs approx. 16" including the chain.
Shipped in a velvet pouch.
A FREE Latin prayer booklet is included with each rosary purchase.
We ship via USPS Priority Mail with insurance so that your package arrives in 2-3 days and you can track it on-line.
Also available with clear crystals listed separately.
See more like this in our Rosaries and Paternosters Section!
TENNERS - Tenners or Gebetskette Zehners (prayer chain with 10 beads) became popular in the 16th century. As the name implies, they were chaplets consisting of 10 beads. Sometimes another bead was added which was usually larger than the 10 beads and sometimes had bead caps and/or spacers separating it from the other beads. In addition to these beads there was a tassel, saint's metal, credo cross, crucifix or some kind of pendant. Often a number of these items were used in combination at the end of the prayer beads.
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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