Long Mount Athos Worry Beads – Natural Wood – Nutmeg aroma – Metal Cross

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Mount Athos Worry Beads bear a metal cross which depicts Virgin Mary holding Baby Jesus. The beads consist of authentic nutmeg wood. Α unique monastic product that does not lose its aroma and has a pleasant feeling in the hands.
Beads: 21

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LONG MOUNT ATHOS WORRY BEADS WITH NATURAL WOOD, NUTMEG AROMA, 21 BEADS AND METAL CROSS

The Mount Athos worry beads with the metal cross are handmade by Mount Athos monks and are unique handiworks that stand out thanks to their superior quality.

Worry beads are a string of beads manipulated with one or two hands and used to pass time in Greek culture.

The rosary beads consist of 100% authentic nutmeg wood.

This unique monastic product does not lose its aroma and has a pleasant feeling in the hands. It gives a unique sense of peace & produces a pleasant sound.

Mount Athos Rosary bears a metal cross which depicts Virgin Mary holding Baby Jesus.

Worry beads have several uses in Greek culture, including:

• relaxation, enjoyment, and generally passing the time
• as an amulet, to guard against bad luck
• used by people who wish to limit smoking
• as a mark of power and social prestige.

Extremely rare and beautiful, it will be an ideal gift for your loved ones.

It is available in  black, bordeaux & bright brown color and has been made with love, care and prayer by Athonite Monks on the Garden of Virgin Mary!

This product is 100% percent handmade and regularly updated in our exhibition. This is why it may present some variations in colors or patterns of materials. Contact us at 2310 456020 for information about available colors and designs.

Origin: Mount Athos
Beads: 23
Net Weight: 50g

Modern Greek κομπολόι is derived from κομβολόγιον < κόμβος “knot” + -λόγιο “collection”. It is sometimes said that it is short for the phrase “in every knot I say a prayer”- κόμπο “knot”-λέω “say” > κόμπο-λέω > κομπολόι. This etymology accounts for the fact that κομπολόι evolved from κομποσκοίνι, the Greek word for prayer rope.

Greek worry beads generally have an odd number of beads (often one more than a multiple of four, e.g. (4×4)+1 and so on, or a prime number, (usually 17, 19 or 23) and usually have a head composed of a fixed bead (παπάς “priest”), a shield (θυρεός) to separate the two threads and help the beads to flow freely, and a tassel (φούντα). Usually the length of worry beads is approximately two palm widths.

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Weight0.10 kg

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