Confirmation, glass, Purple, Rosary

Catherine ~ Confirmation

Catherine will be confirmed in the Catholic faith on 4-16-2013.  Her patron saints are St. Joan of Arc and St. Jude.  She designed and made her own rosary, so it has such a special meaning for her.  Catherine chose purple iridescent pressed glass beads for the Aves, along with her name, date and 2 patron saint names. The Paters are each a different color of 9mm pressed glass beads. All spacers are antique silver.  The St. Jude centerpiece and Orthodox crucifix are both oxidized metal and made in Italy.  What fun it was to help Catherine make this keepsake rosary that will bring her many years of peace, joy, prayer and devotion. Congratulations, Catherine!
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Single Decade Zipper Pull

These single decade zipper pulls are perfect for a backpack or purse and don’t necessarily need to be attached to a zipper! They feature a silver plated lobster clasp, one Pater and 10 Aves. At the end hangs a silhouette cross and Guardian Angel. (Several different beads and charms available) All the connections are double crimped for strength and durability, knowing that it will be handled a lot.  This is a simple reminder that anytime is a good time to say a decade of the rosary.  It is also a great tool for evangelization as people will ask what your cute little zipper pull is!
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Confirmation, glass, Holy Spirit, Pearl, Red, Rosary

Maura ~ Confirmation

Maura’s Confirmation keepsake rosary is made with 6mm red Czech pressed glass beads for the Aves with Czech glass seed beads as spacers. The Paters are 8-9mm freshwater pearls, each having it’s own unique shape.  They are surrounded by pewter daisy spacers and Swarovski crystals.  The letters and numbers are pewter.  The Holy Spirit round centerpiece is oxidized metal and says “Come Holy Spirit Enlighten Me” on the back side. The simple crucifix is the inlaid bar design.  This turned out so lovely and will be a cherished gift!
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Samantha ~ 1st Holy Communion

Samantha’s beautiful 1st Holy Communion rosary is made with 6mm silver stardust beads for the Aves spaced by 2mm silver filled beads and 3mm Swarovski crystal pearls. The Paters are 8mm clear cut glass and are such a great complement to this rosary.  The letters and chalice are silver plated and the floral edged crucifix and Guardian Angel/Holy Family medal are oxidized metal.
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