All Antique and Vintage Rosaries that I list come from my private collection. They are genuine antiques – older than 100 years – or genuine vintages – from 30 to 100 years old. All are in perfect condition and still very much usable. They are unique and a real pleasure to collect or still use.
The item in this listing has the following characteristics:
This is a French Rosary dating from 1921 - in perfect condition
1) 8 mm average diameter Vintage hand faceted Garnet beads for the Ave Marias
2) The beads are definitely hand made in view of the small variations in size and shape. They have a splendid color and shine.
3) Pater Nosters are double sided sterling medals of 11 mm diameter. Sacred heat of Jesus on one face and the Lourdes apparition on the other.
4) STERLING SILVER cross 52 X 32 mm with the bail. The round center is also in Sterling Silver has Jesus on one side and the Virgin mary on the other
5. All Metal parts are Sterling Silver.
6. Total length : 56 cm (22.4 in.) -- Total weight : 73 grams - Heavy - - This is a large item. It will easily go over the head to be eventually worn.
7. Very interesting First communion medal with a Monogram J.D. and the date of 13 March 1921. On the obverse a first communion Chalice and a beautiful open work.
This item is exceptional and of great rarity, it is over 100 years old and still in great condition. Very heavy in Sterling with great design and a beautiful glow and sparkle.
This item has surely been passed on through generations - it is a great heirloom.
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Please do not hesitate to ask any question regarding inscriptions on the medals or any other detail.
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Dated 1921 Faceted Garnet & Sterling Silver Large Catholic Rosary -French- V.Rare