Tag Archives: rosary bracelet

The Blessing Bracelet

Most of the charms in the bracelet shown are “ex-votos,” commonly known as “milagros.” They originated in various areas of Latin America, especially in Mexico, and are¬† given as thank offerings for blessings received or prayers answered.¬† My friends, Ann and Dick, at Equatoria, have assembled a wonderful collection of these, which they recast in […]

Wrist Rosaries for Men

I’ve always made bracelet rosaries for women. The Catholic styles are popular and widely used, and I’ve worked out Anglican styles as well. Frankly, it never occurred to me that men would want a bracelet rosary. A couple of years ago, I received an email from a young man who was a medical student. Like […]

Anglican Bracelet Rosaries: A New Approach

Bracelet rosaries are exceptionally popular as gift items for Catholics, and I sell a lot of them at Atelier-Beads. Traditionally, they’re dressy and formal, lavished with silver and using very fine gemstones. But they can be as casual and comfortable as a pair of jeans. A Catholic rosary bracelet traditionally includes a single decade (ten […]