One of a "limited edition" of handmade, titled jewelry from PZBaubles, the "Mourning Lena" rosary features faceted mineral jet decade beads, silver-plated Our Father beads, and an antique Whitby jet cross set with white paste stones. On the back of the cross, the name "Lena" has been etched and partly scratched out. Loop portion of rosary measures approx. 48" (122cm). Tail portion with cross measures approx. 10" (26cm). In Victorian times, mineral jet was associated with mourning. Also known as witches' amber, it is also associated with divination, protection from nightmares, and the Greek goddess Cybele.
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