† Antique CRYSTAL & SILVER Rosary, Beads for the Dead †

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  • Item Category: Fraternal, Political, Organizations
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Mar 28, 2011
  • Channel: Auction House

�� Antique CRYSTAL & SILVER Rosary, Beads for the Dead ��

COMPOSITION & SIZE

4-Decade , 48 beads, approx. hanging length of 19 1/2 inches.

Cut crystal and sterling silver metal work.

Round faceted Hail Mary beads (7mm) and round faceted Our Father beads (7mm) with filigree caps, assembled with sterling silver chain.

Sterling silver Crucifix with fine Corpus, INRI plaque, approx. 1 7/8 inch in length.

Ornate sterling silver Centerpiece honouring Sacred Heart of Jesus and Our Lady of Scapular.

Silver medal attached to rosary with devotion to Miraculous Virgin Mary.

ORIGIN & AGE

USA.

Mid of 1900s.

MARKINGS

STERLING CREED at back of crucifix and Centerpiece.

CONDITION

Very good condition with fine patina .

How to pray the ROSARY FOR THE DEAD

This rosary consists of four decades (40 beads) in memory of the forty hours which
Our Lord is thought to have spent in Limbo.
There are also the 5 introductory beads as on the Dominican Rosary.

One begins and ends this chaplet with the De profundis or an Our Father and Hail Mary.
On the large beads is made acts of faith, hope, and charity.
On each small bead is said: "Sweet Heart of Mary, be my salvation."
Each decade is

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OUR DEVOTIONAL ARTICLES ARE ANTIQUE OR VINTAGE AND ORIGINATE FROM OUR PRIVATE COLLECTION PRECIOUSLY GATHERED OVER 25 YEARS.

THESE PRECIOUS ASSETS OF OUR RELIGIOUS HERITAGE HAVE BEEN VENERATED OVER THE YEARS.

WE ARE OFFERING THEM ON EBAY SO THEY GO ON TO HAVE "NEW LIVES" IN FAITHFUL AND RESPECTFUL HANDS.

Thanks and God Bless!

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