I was pleasantly surprised when I received my beads. The stones are smooth and just the right size. The cross is beautiful. I know that I will cherish these beads the rest of my life.
These are beautiful beads and very complimentary colours. They are larger in size than the other set that I have (Garnet) which is nice and they have an overall masculine feel to them. However, the cross is very small compared to the size of the beads and circumference of the set. Apparently, you can change crosses with special orders, I would recommend this set with the silver cross from the Garnet set given the size and weight of that particular cross. Because of the weight difference the cross doesn't "dangle" properly when rotating the beads during prayer which, for me, makes it a little distracting. It is a little disappointing because aesthetically this cross is beautiful, but the size and weight doesn't work with the bead set in my opinion. Fast delivery and sound packaging to keep the precious items safe. With modifications, would recommend this set to anyone.
Eric, we received two comments in one month about the size Celtic crosses. Thank you for your thoughts. The cross strung with the Smoky Quartz is the smaller of two popular Celtic crosses we carry. The detail in the design is soooo wonderful. Both Celtic crosses are made by a company in Rhode Island in the U.S. I do not this the crosses can easily be made larger but it is possible they can be cut from thicker metal. Again, thank you for your feedback.
This is a beautiful set of beads. Spacing between the beads is so helpful. Stones are lovely and the cross is just the right size and color. I only wish the had a resurrection bead.
Of the several I purchased, this one I'm keeping for myself. VERY nice subdued color.
These beads are beautiful and will provide a wonderful addition to my prayer life. I was pleased and surprised at how very quickly they arrived.
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