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"Tenner"


About this design:

Medieval rosaries could have any number of beads from 10 to 150. this is an example of a "tenner" which consisted of ten Ave beads with or without the gauds. They could include a cross or tassel or both or neither. they were very popular with men.

Components:

Howlite Turquoise, lampwork glass, pewter cross, silk thread and tassel.



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  1. Beadaholic
    Beadaholic says:

    Love this one, and I am glad to learn more about the different types of rosaries!

  2. A Little Pizzaz aka Judy
    A Little Pizzaz aka Judy says:

    Gorgeous and the facts you’ve shared are very interesting besides!

  3. A Little Pizzaz aka Judy
    A Little Pizzaz aka Judy says:

    I think this one is my favorite; I love the simplicity of it.

  4. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    This one really really jumps off the page, probably because of the gorgeous shade of turquoise. Have to say the green and purple ones are still my fave though. I almost see a castle in the background when looking at them!

  5. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Simply beautiful. Love the color of the beads. :)

  6. Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma says:

    Thanks!

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    JC Hamm says:

    They are all beautiful.And intresting info.

  8. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    You have mail!

  9. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Lovely!

  10. Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma says:

    Oh Gail, thanks so much for the info you sent me, that was so thoughtful of you!

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