Wednesday, December 12, 2007

Franciscan Crown Rosary in Pink and Silver

Piece Name: "Franciscan Crown Rosary"

My husband's aunt is a Franciscan Nun. She just celebrated her 70th birthday. I wanted to do something really special for her. So I made her a rosary, but not just any rosary but a Franciscan Crown Rosary that is favored by that order (Google it for more info). It differs in construction from a standard rosary in that the beads on the drop differ slightly and there are seven decades rather than five. We give it to her this Saturday! Can't wait. Just need to have it blessed before that!
This was made with 8mm Rose Quartz round beads, Sterling Silver medals and bead caps, and Argentium Sterling Silver 20 gauge wire. Piece completed 12/12/2007.

1 comment:

Diane Geisel Reiki Master, formerly MyGemStoneBox by Diane said...

Beautiful rosary. I too make rosaries for my friends and family and know the amount of time and effort that goes into making such a beautiful and thougtful gift~nice job!
take a peek inside~