Olive Wood Cross Shaped Carved Beads Rosary Necklace Pewter Crucifix


On sale is an exquisite, top quality rosary, the beads of which are are hand carved from olive wood in the shape of a cross.  Some people think that the beads also look like a rosehead, which is appropriate since the name Rosary comes from the Latin ''rosarium' meaning ''Crown of Roses.''      It is assembled on silver colored wire together with a pewter Madonna and Child centerpiece and a crucifix which has the word Jerusalem on the back of it. It is made to be worn as a necklace.  Each bead is unique in its beauty due to the difference in shading and lines on it.  Would make a treasured gift. 

It comes with a certificate of authenticity that it is made from olivewood grown in Bethlehem, the place where Jesus was born.   


Crucifix   2"  /  5 cm

Centerpiece  0.6" / 2 cm

From the bottom of the crucifix until the top of the centerpiece:  7"   /   18cm

From the top to the centerpiece - when doubled over 15"  / 41 cm

From the top to the bottom - when doubled over 22.5"  / 51 cm

Package dimensions:   11" x 2"  / 22.5 cm x 5 cm


A rosary is a string of beads, usually containing five sets of ten small beads (a decade) separated by a larger bead.  

They are used primarily by Roman Catholics to assist them when saying special prayers. The rosary is used to count the prayers. There is a wooden cross  at the bottom of the rosary.   

The name Rosary comes from the Latin ''rosarium' meaning ''Crown of Roses.''  

''The wood from the Tree of Life, those who gra

Our Price: $ 17.99