Rosaries—we can never have enough of them. Whether hung on the rear view mirror of our car or slipped securely into our pocket, the sight and presence of a rosary leaves us with a reassured and comforting feeling. And who hasn’t felt a sense of calm after saying the rosary? Handy and compact, a rosary can be prayed anywhere, anytime.
This Month of the Holy Rosary, gift yourself or someone near and dear to you with one of these unique rosaries. (Read: 3 Saint Medals You Can Gift to Your Loved Ones)
The Mission Rosary
Colored gemstones representing the continents are assigned to each of the five decades: green jade symbolizes Africa, red coral The Americas, white howlite symbolizes Europe, blue turquoise stands for Oceana, and yellow jasper represents Asia. Neatly packaged in a clear bottle capped with a cork and card that reads “God Loves You,” this colorful rosary is the perfect present to give and receive. Available at Lazada.
Memento Mori Rosary Skull Beads
While the sight of skulls for beads might put some people off, this rosary is a striking example of Memento Mori, defined as an artistic or symbolic (and may we add humbling) reminder of the inevitability of death. According to the seller, the skulls are made of high-quality turquoise stones and crosses and centerpieces can be customized. If you want to give love ones unique rosaries, this should definitely be on your online shopping cart. Available at Shopee. (Read: The Impressive Ways Other Countries Celebrate All Souls Day)
Ladies Retro Rose Gold Holy Grail Cross Rosary Necklace
Did you know that “rosary” means “crown of roses”? That’s exactly what we give the Blessed Virgin Mary each time we recite the rosary completely. Here’s a rosary that lives up to its name. Made of alloy, the rosary-shaped beads in gold lend a feminine appeal. Available at Lazada.
Another rosary that lives up to its name is this rose-scented rosary. Made of wooden beads and silver coated chains, it will enliven your senses each time you pray with it. Available at Lazada. (Read: 4 Rose-Infused Dishes For The Month of The Holy Rosary)
Rosaries for kids
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Want your children to develop the habit of saying the rosary? Start by gifting them with any of the pretty rosaries. Designed for kids by Allora Manila, they’re made of colored glass crystal beads and metal accents. Available at alloramanila.