Birthstone Rosary - Pearl / June
Strung threaded Rosary design
63cm in length
Presented in an organza bag
We used 8mm pearlized faux Glass Pearl beads. Each bead is capped with silver plated flower spacers, which in turn have tiny glass crystal seed beads on either side. The Mystery beads are mixture of various sized faux glass pearls beads and 6 x 4mm Austrian Crystal white glass bead. Each bead is capped with silver plated flower caps. The center piece features Our lady of the Immaculate Heart and the reverse is the Sacred Heart of Jesus - 20mm. The crucifix is the Risen Christ - 6.cm long. Truly beautiful
We make to order to your specific needs and requests.Our Specialty rosary's and chaplets are handmade in South Africa. We take care to ensure that these rosaries are UNIQUE in design. Therefore we only have one listed rosary under our special rosaries, and usually a limited edition of our Chaplet design. We also take pride in using good quality beads, chain, pins, center pieces and crucifix's.
June’s traditional birthstone is the pearl. With their natural beauty, pearls have been beloved for centuries. Learn more about the pearl, which is associated with purity, honesty, and calm.
Iridescent pearls come in soft colors that complement and flatter most complexions, and they are a popular wardrobe accessory for this reason. You’ll find pearls in a spectrum of neutrals ranging from creamy white to black to an assortment of beautiful hues including pink, yellow, brown, green, purple, blue, silver, and black.
High-quality pearls have a reflective luster, making them appear creamy white with an iridescent sheen that casts many colorful hues.
They don’t need any polishing to reveal their natural luster.
Unlike other gems, true pearls develop naturally in the wild and are made by living creatures!
Mollusks, such as clams, oysters, and mussels, create pearls in response to irritants that get inside their shells. When this happens, a mollusk coats the substance with conchiolin (which acts like a glue) and layers of crystallized calcium carbonate, called nacre or mother-of-pearl.
Only a few mollusks create pearls that are of high enough quality to use as jewelry. Natural pearls, found in the wild, can be various shapes; it is rare to find a perfectly smooth, round specimen.
Pearls are associated with purity, honesty, and calmness. If you
dream of a pearl ring, expect romance.The ancient Greeks believed that
pearls were the hardened tears of joy from Aphrodite, the goddess
Other cultures associated pearls with the moon, calling them “teardrops of the moon.” Hindu folklore explained that dewdrops fell from the moon into the sea, and Krishna picked one for his daughter on her wedding day.
English philosopher Sir Francis Bacon (1561-1626) is believed to have eaten a paste of ground pearls and lemon juice to cure illness.