All Antique and Vintage Rosaries that I list come from my private collection. They are genuine antiques – older than 100 years – or genuine vintages – from 30 to 100 years old. All are in perfect condition and still very much usable. They are unique and a real pleasure to collect or still use.
The item in this listing has the following characteristics:
This is a French Rosary dating from 1899, antique and in perfect condition
1) 7.5 mm average dia. Vintage faceted Amethyst beads for the Ave Marias and 10 mm average dia. same beads but sterling capped for the Pater Nosters .
2) The beads are top quality amethyst and definitely hand made in view of the small variations in size and shape.
3) STERLING SILVER cross 47 X 30 mm with the bail. Please look at the picture closely. Definitely Art Nouveau with stylized cloves and Iris flower on each extremity that is made to resemble a Fleur de Lys. The center also in Sterling Silver also has two Iris flower flanking the cross in the middle.
5. All Metal parts are Sterling Silver.
6. Total length : 60 cm (24 in.) — Total weight : 93 grams – Heavy – – This is a large item. It will easily go over the head to be eventually worn.
7. Attached are 3 sterling silver medals:
a- A first communion medal with the Chalice in obverse and on the reverse : “Souvenir de Première Communion – Albert Daniel – 8 Juin 1899
b- An amazing and beautiful medal of the Sacred Heart on one side and of the Assumption of Mary on the other side. Really delightful.
c- A beautiful sterling medal of the Virgin Mary.
This item is exceptional and of great rarity, it is over 100 years old and still in great condition. Very heavy in Sterling with great Art Nouveau design.
This item has surely been passed on through generations – it is a great heirloom.
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Please do not hesitate to ask any question regarding inscriptions on the medals or any other detail.
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