This paternoster has a 30mm Equal Arm Cross (1 3/8") at the bottom which tassel is attached to ten beads that alternate between five silver plated "knobby" beads (10mm) and five 16mm black onyx beads. Beads in this arrangement were often used to alternate the Hail Mary with the Lord's Prayer. Mary, Queen of Scots had a rosary with alternating beads.
The beads are connected with jewelry wire loops and have a plated silver ring with a cord for hanging from the belt on the other end. Excluding the cord, this string of prayer beads measures approx. 9" in overall length.
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.
HERALDRY - a cross pattee (pattée, patty) has arms narrowing towards the centre, but with non-indented ends.
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.
ONYX - Onyx is a stone of inner strength, focused attention, willpower, self-mastery, discipline and reason. It is a protective stone used in battles or conflicts of all kinds. It carries courage along with the "survival of the species" energy.
See more like this in our Rosaries and Paternosters Section!
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