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  RELIQUARY CHAPLET or 'TENNER'
from the collector in Germany
 

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OUR GERMAN COLLECTOR
MUSEUM COLLECION SERIES
from private collections who have given us permission to use their images so we may be inspired by and  may learn more about antique rosaries, chaplets and prayer beads.
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THE COLLECTOR SHARES
'The beads are from [carved] wood in silver shells [caps]. The three adherents contain relics.
This is a typical rosary from South Germany.'
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10 AVE BEADS  + 1 PATER
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SPECIAL THANKS AS WE LEARN
Many thanks go to our collector in Germany who prefers to remain anon.  
Your sharing helps us understand how rosaries grew through history.  
Est age - Mid 1800s.

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CONFIGURATION   -   BEADS/MEDALS


~ CONFIGURATION ~

Interesting configuration of 10 smaller 
beads and one larger bead ( center below). 

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CROSS SAME 
AS ON GERMAN TENNERS
The cross is similar to those of the mid 19 c 
but the collector did not give us this information. 
(Added by the Rosary Workshop)



~ BEADS and MEDALS ~

   
NOTE DIFFERENCE IN CARVED BEADS
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3 SMALL RELIQUARIES
Close up of the beautifully carved wooden beads with 3 medals that are reliquaries 
holding relics of saints. Glare makes it hard to read but normally the lettering  
would identify the saints relics.
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 Our vision is to provide the finest handmade rosaries, chaplets and other fine religious art forms for personal worship we can make using the best supplies available.  The Guild believes the work of our hands should give visual Glory to God, therefore for us, the best for you is very, very important.

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