Presented in a luxury box our Book of Kells Rosary Beads are inspired by the world-famous Book of Kells that was created around 800AD. This handmade rosary features a Centre inspired by one of the folio pages. The cross is a replica of the High Cross at the Monastery of Iona. The source of colors used in the Book were taken from rare plants and minerals such as indigo(blue/purple), orcien (purple) and orpiment (yellow) and are reflected in the beads of these rosaries.
The cross is inspired from the one standing on the Island of Iona where the book was first drawn, and the antique look beads reflect the subtle colours found within the book itself.
Stunning craftsmanship with bronze components and petite crystals on the caps. These Book Of Kells Rosary Beads are ideal as a way for you to reflect through your own personal prayer. An intergenerational gift that becomes a family heirloom.
Material: Glass and crystal beads
Metal: Bronze tone over brass
Size: 25.5 inches long
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Frequently Asked Questions
What is the Book of Kells?
The Book of Kells is an illuminated manuscript Gospel book created around the 9th century in Ireland, celebrated for its intricate Celtic artwork and depiction of the four Gospels.
How are Book of Kells Rosary Beads related to the manuscript?
Book of Kells Rosary Beads are inspired by the intricate designs found in the manuscript, incorporating Celtic motifs and symbolism into the crafting of these prayer beads.
Are the beads made from materials mentioned in the Book of Kells?
While not directly sourced from the manuscript, the beads are often made from quality materials, and the designs are inspired by the ornate patterns and symbols found in the Book of Kells.
How many decades do Book of Kells Rosary Beads typically have?
These Rosary Beads usually consist of five decades, following the traditional structure of the Catholic Rosary for prayers such as the Our Father and Hail Mary.
Can Book of Kells Rosary Beads be used for everyday prayer?
Yes, these beads are designed for regular devotional use, combining the spiritual practice of the Rosary with the artistic and historical inspiration from the Book of Kells.
Do the beads come with any explanatory material about the Book of Kells?
Some sets include informational materials or booklets explaining the significance of the Book of Kells, enhancing the user's understanding of the cultural and historical context.
Can these Rosary Beads be considered authentic replicas of the Book of Kells?
While not exact replicas, they capture the essence of the manuscript's artistic style, allowing users to experience a connection with the cultural and religious heritage of Ireland.
Are there variations in design among different Book of Kells Rosary Beads?
Yes, artisans may create variations in design, offering a range of interpretations of the intricate patterns and symbols found in the Book of Kells.
Can these beads be personalized or customized?
Some artisans may offer customization options, allowing individuals to choose specific bead materials, sizes, or additional religious symbols to create a personalized set.
Why choose Book of Kells Rosary Beads as a gift?
These beads make for a thoughtful and unique gift, combining the beauty of Celtic artistry with the spiritual significance of the Rosary, creating a meaningful and cultural keepsake.
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