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Vintage Penal Ring Rosary Pendant -- Handmade in Ireland

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Ring or pocket rosaries were developed from the penal rosaries that were used during the penal times when practicing Catholicism was outlawed by the occupying British. Irish Catholics used small, easily hidden rosaries to say their prayers to avoid being detected. The pocket rosary is said like an ordinary rosary, only the decades are counted around the ring each time.

This vintage rosary is made from a base metal and has been hand drilled and suspended from a 20" oxidised silver plated chain.

Handmade in Ireland


5 out of 5 stars
Reviewed by BarbaraLee
5 out of 5 stars
Feb 18, 2018
An interesting Roseary Pendant true to form. Love this. Thands
Vintage Penal Ring Rosary Pendant -- Handmade in Ireland

Reviewed by Amanda Roberts
5 out of 5 stars
Sep 17, 2017
Beautiful, and full of meaning for my mother and I. (I bought one for each of us). A carefully wrought piece of world and personal history.
Thank you for your skill and excellent service.
Vintage Penal Ring Rosary Pendant -- Handmade in Ireland

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  • Handmade item
  • Pendant height: 3 Inches
  • Pendant width: 2 Inches
  • Necklace length: 20 Inches
  • Materials: rosary, oxidized silver chain
  • Feedback: 386 reviews
  • Favorited by: 189 people
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