Offering a vintage 1920's - 1930's Catholic rosary of faceted amethyst glass beads with a large, hand carved, mother of pearl crucifix.
The main body of the rosary is 27" around. The hanging part (not including the crucifix) is 3".
This large crucifix measures 2 1/2" X 1 1/2" and is a thick slab of mother of pearl with the carving on the front done in relief.
The beads here are very glittery and of a true amethyst color. The mother of pearl crucifix has a curious extra loop at the bottom, and I was told it used to be placed on crucifixes so you could attach an icon of your favorite saint.
No damage to either beads or carved crucifix.
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