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Pearls of Prayer Rosary

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Pearls of Prayer Rosary Instructions

This simple, elegant rosary will add a touch of hand-crafted beauty to your daily prayers and meditations. It features Swarovski pearls and a gold-filled crucifix for a timeless look. Since this rosary consists mostly of simple loop links, it is surprisingly easy to make.

Step one:
Create a simple loop at the end of a gold-filled 1.5-inch eye pin. For help with simple loops, visit the Handy Tips section of the Learning Center. Thread a Swarovski 5810 8mm round pearl in Cream onto the pin. Form another simple loop at the opposite end of the pearl. You have just created a simple loop link.

Step two:
Create simple loop links with the remaining five 8mm pearls and the 53 Swarovski 5810 6mm round pearls in Cream.

Step three:
Create a short chain with the links by attaching them in the following order: an 8mm pearl link, three 6mm pearl links and an 8mm pearl link. Attach one end of the chain to the gold-filled "IHS" crucifix charm and the other end to the bottom loop of the gold-filled Virgin Mary rosary center charm.

Step four:
Begin creating a long chain using a pattern of ten 6mm pearl links and an 8mm pearl link. Repeat this pattern three more times. Finish the chain by adding ten more 6mm pearls. Attach the ends of the chain to the top loops of the rosary center charm.
Approximate size: 27 inches/ 4 ¼ inch dangle
Estimated time: Less than 2 hours
Difficulty level: Beginner

Tools and Supplies Used:
Chain Nose Pliers (TOOL-106)
Round Nose Pliers (TOOL-108)
Side Cutters - Semi Flush (TOOL-131)
List of Components:
Gold-Filled Virgin Mary Rosary Center Charm (GF-CHARM001, qty 1)
Gold-Filled "IHS" Crucifix Charm (GF-CHARM020, qty 1)
Swarovski 5810 8mm Round Pearl Cream (5810-CRM8, qty 6)
Swarovski 5810 6mm Round Pearl Cream (5810-CRM6, qty 53)
Gold-Filled 025 1.5-Inch Eye Pin (GF-EP150-025, qty 59)


Purchase Idea Kit Components

Gold-Filled Virgin Mary Rosary Center Charm
Gold-Filled Virgin Mary Rosary Center Charm
Code: GF-CHARM001
Height 16mm, Width 10.5mm 
1-23-56+
$19.99$17.99$15.99
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Gold-Filled IHS Crucifix Charm
Gold-Filled IHS Crucifix Charm
Code: GF-CHARM020
Height 25.5mm, Width 16mm 
1-12-34+
$21.88$20.48$19.17
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Swarovski 5810 8mm Round Pearl Cream
Swarovski 5810 8mm Round Pearl Cream
Code: 5810-CRM8
Length 8mm, Width 8mm 
1-4950-99100+
$0.22 $0.19$0.20 $0.18$0.18 $0.16
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Swarovski 5810 6mm Round Pearl Cream
Swarovski 5810 6mm Round Pearl Cream
Code: 5810-CRM6
Length 6mm, Width 6mm 
1-4950-99100+
$0.14 $0.12$0.12 $0.10$0.11 $0.09
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Gold-Filled 025 1.5-Inch Eye Pin
Gold-Filled 025 1.5-Inch Eye Pin
Code: GF-EP150-025
Length 1.5 inches, 22 gauge 
1-1112-2324+
$0.82$0.76$0.70
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Alternate Components

Swarovski 5810 6mm Round Pearl Light Green
Swarovski 5810 6mm Round Pearl Light Green
Code: 5810-GRLT6
Length 6mm, Width 6mm 
1-4950-99100+
$0.14 $0.12$0.12 $0.10$0.11 $0.09
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Swarovski 5810 6mm Round Pearl Night Blue
Swarovski 5810 6mm Round Pearl Night Blue
Code: 5810-NBLU6
Length 6mm, Width 6mm 
1-4950-99100+
$0.14 $0.12$0.12 $0.10$0.11 $0.09
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Swarovski 5810 6mm Round Pearl Tahitian-Look
Swarovski 5810 6mm Round Pearl Tahitian-Look
Code: 5810-TAHI6
Length 6mm, Width 6mm 
1-4950-99100+
$0.14 $0.12$0.12 $0.10$0.11 $0.09
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Swarovski 5810 8mm Pearl Bright Gold
Swarovski 5810 8mm Pearl Bright Gold
Code: 5810-BGOLD8
Length 8mm, Width 8mm 
1-4950-99100+
$0.22 $0.19$0.20 $0.18$0.18 $0.16
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Antique Gold Fancy Cross
Antique Gold Fancy Cross
Code: GA-CH0007
Height 49mm, Width 30.5mm 
1-45-910+
$4.12$3.83$3.55
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Gold-Filled Virgin Mary's Face Rosary Center Charm
Gold-Filled Virgin Mary's Face Rosary Center Charm
Code: GF-CHARM002
Height 19mm, Width 15mm 
1-23-56+
$30.47$27.47$24.97
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Purchase Tools & Supplies

Chain Nose Pliers
Chain Nose Pliers
Code: TOOL-106
Price: $7.14
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Round Nose Pliers
Round Nose Pliers
Code: TOOL-108
Price: $7.14
Qty>
Side Cutters - Semi Flush
Side Cutters - Semi Flush
Code: TOOL-131
Price: $10.74
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