Anglican Prayer Beads and Rosaries

Florida, United States · 1538 Sales


Anglican Prayer Beads and Rosaries

Florida, United States 1538 Sales On Etsy since 2012

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Announcement   Handcrafted prayer beads and rosaries. Made with loving care, quality, and durability in mind.


Last updated on 22 Apr, 2017

Handcrafted prayer beads and rosaries. Made with loving care, quality, and durability in mind.


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Handmade Prayer Beads and Rosaries

† History of Prayer Beads

The practice of using prayer beads began more than 5,000 years ago in India, where pebbles were carried in a pouch to count prayers. Later these pebbles were developed into a string of beads called a Mala.

The practice of praying with beads for Christians is believed to originate with the Desert Fathers around the 3rd Century B.C. where they also carried pebbles in a leather pouch for counting prayer. Many years later these pebbles became beads and were strung on cord.

Our modern English word bead is from the Anglo-Saxon "bede" which translates to "prayer". During the Middle Ages the practice of praying with beads spread throughout Europe and was used in Catholic monasteries. It began with 150 beads to mark the 150 Psalms to recite in a cycle each week. Eventually another form of prayer and beads were created, these became what is now known as the Rosary. The rosary was widely used throughout the Middle Ages and in the year 1520 the Pope sanctioned it.

Prayer beads have remained an important part of spiritual practice providing aid in meditation and prayer. Over the years the beads have transformed and changed to various styles and types depending on the religious group or personal need.

† About My Shop

As a Shop Owner my top priority is the quality of my products and the satisfaction of my customers.

All of my jewelry items are handmade with a spiritual purpose, intended for prayer and meditation, life challenges, faith, and spiritual growth.

Prayer beads are hand made one-at-a-time with genuine gemstones and wood components. Each set of prayer beads are created with loving care, quality, and durability.

Please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions or comments. Thank you for stopping by.

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Shop policies

Last updated on 19 February, 2016
Unspoken Elements prayer beads, rosaries, and beaded necklaces are made by hand, one at a time with loving care, quality, and durability in mind. Natural gemstones and wood beads are the primary materials used in our products.

Accepted payment methods

  • Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges

* Items requested for refund must be in original unused condition.

* The original shipping costs are non-refundable.

* International orders are sold as-is.

1. The REFUND POLICY criteria listed above must be met to request a refund.
2. Please include in your request a note stating the reason for your return.
4. You will receive an e-mail with instructions on where to ship your return.
5. You are responsible for paying the postage to return the item.
6. Upon receipt of items in their original unused condition a refund will be issued.

Due to the nature of all items being handcrafted goods, exchanges will be determined on a case by case basis.

All items over $50 are subject to a 10% restocking fee, this will be deducted from your refund.

If your item breaks due to normal wear and tear within 90 days of purchase simply contact me in order to send the item back for a free restring. You are responsible for paying postage to ship the item for repair, I will pay the postage to ship the item back to you upon completion of repair. This guarantee applies to all items strung on wire, and it does not include items strung on stretchy material. International orders are sold as-is and are not covered under the guarantee.
FLORIDA orders will be charged 7% Sales Tax.
All items are handmade to order, please allow 2 to 4 business days (Monday - Friday) for your order to process and extra time for delivery of your package. Shipping services offered are:

- USPS First Class
- USPS Priority Mail
- USPS First Class International

International orders are shipped via USPS First-Class Package International Service and delivery times vary by location, overseas shipping times may take as long as 3 to 4 weeks. Tracking information is NOT available for internationally shipped packages. Please be aware of any possible international customs charges or import regulations.
Additional policies and FAQs
Handcrafted in a smoke-free environment.

Beads are not intended to be used as a toy or by children.

Designs, text, and photos are © Unspoken Elements, all rights reserved.