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Genuine Connemara Marble Irish Rosary

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The green hills of Ireland are called to mind when you hold this beautiful Genuine Connemara Marble Rosary. Hand-crafted in Ireland, the unique cubed marble beads showcase Connemara Marble's various shades of green. Connemara means "of the sea" and comes from the Connemara Mountains in the most western parts of Ireland in County Galway. To complete the rosary is a Celtic crucifix. The rosary is constructed with an extra strong double link chain and measures 25" long.

Few things reflect the beauty of creation more strongly than the deep and varied greens of Connemara Marble, found only in a small corner of Ireland's Atlantic seaboard. These Rosary Beads, handmade in Dublin from marble cut from a quarry in Co. Galway, are part of a long tradition in Irish Rosary beads.

The first Irish Rosaries were made by monks of the great settlements like Cashel, Clonmacnoise and Glendalough. Using the horns of animals, they fashioned beads of natural beauty and simple strength. Their strength in particular put them much in demand in medieval Europe, where the rosary was a widely observed meditation, and personal link with the Creator.

These beads continue that tradition, combining natural beauty with practical strength. Carry them with you, and tranquility will never be far away.

 

Country of Origin: Ireland


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Reviews - Genuine Connemara Marble Irish Rosary

Average Customer Rating
4.64
(4.64/5 Stars, 36 Ratings) Based on 36 Reviews
DISPLAYING 36 OF 36 REVIEWS

My beautiful irish rosary


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Review: I received this rosary as a gift from my son and daughter in law. It is the most beautiful and strongest I have ever owned. I love it to death. My only concern is the crucifix which I think does not give a good compliment to this beautiful rosary. I went on line and finally found a crucifix that will do this. It is 2 inches long solid sterling silver and is of true claddagh design and engraved to my spects. Can't wait to receive it in the mail this week. Thanks, Chuck.

Elegant marble rosary


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Review: My rosary was a Christmas gift from a very special friend many years ago, I've been using it twice a day ever since and it looks like if I just took it out of the box. Best Uses: At all times; Pros: Excellent quality, Perfect Size and Weight, Very unique, Will not tarnish

Beautiful Irish rosary


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Review: I use this rosary every Sun. at Mass & am so proud of it. It's gorgeous & very sturdy. People can't go wrong with this one. Pros: Durable, Good Value, High Quality

Beautiful Marble Rosary


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Review: This marble rosary is absolutely stunning. The craftsmanship is genuinely remarkable. I would suggest this product to anyone that wants a rosary that is as elegant as land in which it comes from. Best Uses: Personal use, Spiritual Use; Pros: Elegant, Good Value, High Quality

excellent quality


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Review: Ordered for my sons Confirmation. I was very impressed with the qualtiy of the links. My husband has a different one and is constantly sending it for repair. The rosary is large. You will need a little bit larger case for it if you want one. Pros: Strong links, Strong to carry everyday, Unique

Beautiful Irish Rosary


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Review: I love this Rosary! Cons: Little large for a pocket; Pros: Beautiful, Heavy, Well constructed

Beautiful rosary


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Review: I absolutely love this unusual rosary. It is large and incredibly sturdy, and the square beads are gorgeous. It is one of my favorite rosaries. Cons: none; Pros: Good for men or women, Sturdy and well made

Beautiful!


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Review: Purchased for a confirmation gift for my Irish nephew. Wanted something unique that would make it an heirloom, reminding us of our ancestors' and their homeland to pass down to his children one day. This rosary was perfect! He loved it! Buying more for my 20 year old son and another for myself!

Unusual and perfect gift for someone!


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Review: A very nice gift for someone who's family is from Ireland. Pros: A Perfect Gift, Very unusual rosary and

Unique and Beautiful


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Review: This item is one to be cherished by the receiver for generations to come. It is unique with the stone beads and how they are crafted together. The quality is excellent. Pros: High Quality

Stunning


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Review: I recieved this rosary as a Christmas gift from my in-laws. I am in the process of converting to Catholocism, and saw a picture while looking at different rosaries. This one spoke to me, and I knew no other would suffice. I am MORE than pleased with the heavy weight and sound feel of the rosary. I would deffinately recomend this product. Pros: Masculine

Beautiful and sturdy Rosary


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Review: This is a beautiful Rosary. It is well made and should last my lifetime. Nice to have something of such beauty that is a tool to pray and meditate on the Mysteries and life of Our Lord and His Blessed Mother that also symbolizes my Irish heritage. Best Uses: Good for daily prayer; Cons: A little bulky; Pros: Beautiful Irish color, Very well made

These are beautiful rosary beads!!!!!


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Review: Everyone that sees these wants a set. i bought them for special family members!

Almost perfect


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Review: While I love the beads on this rosary, I was disappointed in the cheap choice of the crucifix and centerpiece. Had they been of better quality it would've made this rosary wonderful. I will be replacing those pieces.

Genuine Connemara Marble Irish Rosary


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Review: Easy, large enough beads, love them Best Uses: For my every day rosary; Pros: Large beads better for me, Square easier to handle

A unique Quality product


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Review: I love this as a gift to one that believes they have seen all manner of Rosary beads Best Uses: Gifts to Irish Ladies

somewhat disappointed


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Review: I agree with "almost perfect" assessment of this rosary. The crucifix and centerpiece should be heavier and of equal quality to the beautiful beads and links. I would even be willing to pay a little more for it!

Beautiful


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Review: These were purchased for my grandsons. They are beautiful and the weight keeps one focused on the object of contemplation. Best Uses: Contemplation; Pros: Good for men, The weight is calming, This is perfect for prayer

Amazing!!


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Review: I am am so happy with my purchase of this product. It is something that I have wanted for a very long time! I know this rosary will be something I will treasure. It is even more beautiful that I thought it would be!

I'm glad I bought this.


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Review: My grandson saw this in the catalog, and liked it because of genuine stones.It will be the perfect Confirmation gift for him this Spring.

excellent ! i enjoy it immensely


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Review: beautiful rosary, well made,I use it all the time!

Beautiful Irish Rosary


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Review: I love my beautiful Irish rosary. I keep it wrapped around a small, simple statue of Our Lady I bought in Assisi. Therefore, there is always a rosary handy downstairs. I love it's strength. I often break a rosary or the cross comes off and this beautiful Irish rosary is so strong and awesome that it will be safer in my hands. But, in spite of its strength, I find myself treating it ever more gently and as a result the other rosaries as well. What can I say? The Irish rosary inspires prayer and conquers sloth. The rosary is for praying and this rosary is loved as are all the others. Best Uses: Inspires prayer; Pros: Strong, Sturdy

Love it


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Review: I had a rosary like this one stolen from my car.. I thought I would never be able to replace it. I found this identical rosary on your website. I love the uniqueness of the beads and my Irish heritage brought me closer knowing these are stones quarried in Ireland.. Recommend this rosary!!!!!

Will last forever!


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Review: I am a rosary maker and have made over 5,000 rosaries. I highly recommend this rosary for travelers. Very sturdy, good looking and will last you forever. I have had mine for over 20 years now and they still look great My wife is of Irish ancestry and she is pleased to see me praying with this "Irish" rosary. Best Uses: I leave mine in the car, Pray while in traffic; Cons: none; Pros: Great men's rosary, Very sturdy, Will last a lifetime

Diaappointing


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Review: I was so excited to receive my new rosary beads so quickly, but disappointed when I opened the package and found that the crucifix and the medal were of very poor quality. The marble beads and the construction of the rosary otherwise was very nice.

Perfect for an Irish man!


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Review: I bought this rosary for a male friend & he could not have been happier. I find that purchasing rosaries for men is more complicated so this is a huge compliment. The beads are genuine marble & the celtic crucifix is done beautifully. Very happy w/ my purchase.

Not for Ninnies!


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Review: A beautiful "industrial strength" rosary for ham-handed people like me. I wish that the center medal and the crucifix were more substantial to match the "heft" of the beads, but I am very pleased with it. Note: I doubt the TSA would allow you to bring it on the plane.

Genuine Connemara Marble Irish Rosary


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Review: My plan was to carry the rosary in my pocket. I like the look and feel of the marble beads. The rosary appears to be durable, a definite plus. Unfortunately, heavier and larger than I thought. A little disappointed in the make of the crucifix. Pros: Very well made

Genuine Connemara marble Irish Rosary


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Review: This is a beautiful rosary, very large and seems durable. The only thing that kept it from being a five star item was the crucifix should be of a heavier metal, seems a bit chincy when compared to the rest of the rosary. The marble however is very uniquely shaped and very beautiful, I cannot wait to give it to my husband this Easter!

Quality and Unique


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Review: Very nice ... recommend without any reservation. We used it for a daughter-in-law for RCIA (joining the Church); however, would be nice for other reasons like Confirmation. Best Uses: Confirmation, RCIA; Pros: Quality, Unique

I would recommend this rosary!


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Review: I love the feel and weight of this rosary, not to mention it's better looking than what's in the photo. I'm well pleased!

Beuatiful & Irish! Great size & weight!


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Review: I never lose my place with the gorgeous rosary. It is actually an engineering great with solid wire holding the beads square to the line with perfect spacing. I have already given this as a gift, as well as owning one for myself. It will continue to be the gift for the 'right' friends as birthdays, or other occasions allow. It just doesn't get any better! A+A+ Best Uses: Because big-square bead, Never losing your place, Praying in the dark; Pros: Beautiful Irish Marble, Best I've seem in 66 yrs, Perfect for a large hand, Serious Weight, Very Solid, Well constructed

The Luck and Pride of the Irish Catholic


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Review: High quality, most high quality Rosaries don't get kinks in chain when praying, this one doesn't. Truly something for everyone. Best Uses: Collection piece, Display, Man hand size for prayer; Cons: Couldn't find one; Pros: Beautiful for a woman, Connemara is of superior, Crucifix is beautiful, Perfect for a mans man, Wonderful in a collection

Very Unique Irish Rosary


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Review: I have had enjoyed using this unique Irish rosary for several years now. It gives me a connection to my Irish heritage when saying my prayers daily.

My IRISH Rosary


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Review: Greetings! I am almost an Irish Catholic, I will be entering the Catholic Church come the Easter Vigil of 2014! I received this wonderful rosary as a gift from a dear friend who has helped me in my studies during my RCIA class formation. I just LOVE IT!! It is heavy and very well made from Ireland. It hangs just above my bed and is easily ready anytime I wish to pray the whole rosary or just a few words of prayer. If you love Ireland or just appreciate good craftsmanship, this is the rosary for you or a loved one.

Unique, Beautiful and Substantial (with two acceptions).


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Review: Overall I am happy with my new rosary. Having read the description plus the reviews I knew what to expect. The beads are approx. 1/4 inch, fairly rugged and quite beautiful. The double-linked chain is strong and long. This is a large and substantial rosary for the most part. Which leads me this rosary's only drawback. The crucifix and centerpiece do not fit this rosary. The Crucifix a decent size but is light and thin. The centerpiece is far too small.
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