Outpouring of Trust

Salt of the Earth – Single Decade Rosary

(1 customer review)


Unique, rainbow, earth-tone jasper and stunning white jade beads make up this symbol packed rosary. Features a copper crucifix and copper Mary center piece.

Please note that these beads are extremely variated. I try my best to get a similar spread for each rosary, but sometimes one color is more prominent than another.

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In the unlikely event that this rosary should break, simply gather all the beads you can find and email me. You only pay for shipping and the replacement of missing parts; major beads and the medals.

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Rust red, maize yellow, sage green, and sand brown are woven together in these stunning earth-tone jasper beads.  Each bead is completely different from the next, some more beautiful and interesting, others more plain and dull.   Our very lives are much like this diversity – sometimes beautiful, sometimes boring, sometimes ugly, sometimes interesting. It’s the combination of all these aspects that make us uniquely us – God’s unrepeatable creation. Meditation and prayer comes easy with this much depth to the simple beads.

Conversely, the Our Father bead is a perfect, brilliant white made from jade.  The contrast is stark – which lead me to give this rosary it’s name.  For as Jesus says, “You are the salt of the earth; but if salt has lost its taste, how shall its saltness be restored? It is no longer good for anything except to be thrown out and trodden under foot by men.” Mt 5:13

Are we nourishing ourselves with prayer and spiritual readings and good conversations? Are we entering the world and adding to it, making it better, just as salt does to our food? Are we noticing others; their dignity as unique creations of God?  Meditate on this with the Our Father beads and our created uniqueness with the Hail Mary beads together in this symbol-packed rosary.

To round it out, this rosary has a 1.5″ tall copper finish crucifix, and a dynamic image of Mary with the Child Jesus also in a copper finish as its center piece.

Like most of my rosaries, this one is made from stone beads; jasper as described above. Because of this rosary is stone, it has a weight to it and retains the colder ambient temperature of a room, which, in addition to all the symbolism inherent in these beads, really helps with focusing when praying. And then as you pray, the rosary gets warm from your body heat!

The rosary is assembled in what is called the Heirloom Quality style which means it is strung on 19-strand steel beading wire with crimping beads so it is super strong and will last a lifetime of use. While I do strength test every rosary, it is still a handmade piece and prone to human error. So, should it break, simply gather all the beads you can find and contact me and I’ll gladly repair it for you for free sans shipping and the replacement of missing parts; major beads, the crucifix, and the centerpiece.


Features of the rosary:

Center piece: 3/4″x1/2″ pewter copper tone Mary holding Jesus with Sacred Heart of Jesus on reverse

Crucifix: 1-1/2″x1″ copper tone Crucifix

Hail Mary beads: 8mm matte jasper stone beads

Our Father beads: 8mm white jade stone beads with copper flower bead caps

Spacers: matte black czech glass seed beads

— Have a particular color, devotion, size, or style of rosary that you are looking for? Send me a message and I’d be happy to make a custom rosary just for you. —

Additional information

Weight 3 oz
Dimensions 7 × 5 × .5 in

brown, copper, earth, green, red, yellow

1 review for Salt of the Earth – Single Decade Rosary

  1. Cardin

    Absolutley stunning!!

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For every order, 10% of all proceeds will go to organizations who provide resources to at risk women before and after birth.

The first is The Pregnancy Care Center of Rockford. They area a local organization to me,  providing resources and care for free to women in crisis pregnancies, from ultrasounds to parenting classes to post abortion healing.

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