Wooden Prayer Worry Beads – 50 Beads – Mount Athos


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Prayer worry beads are among the most characteristic items made by the monks of Mount Athos. Their creation is a tradition on Mount Athos and is lost in the depths of the centuries.


Beads: 50
Length: 25 cm
Cross & fringes : 5 cm



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Wooden Prayer Worry Beads from Mount Athos

Prayer Worry Beads have their roots in the well-known rosaries used by the monks of Mount Athos for centuries during their prayers. This one consists of 50 wooden beads in brown color, which are divided of 5 black wooden beads. At the end of this handicraft there is a simple wooden cross and decorative fringes.

Prayer worry beads accompanies our prayers, as it helps us maintain our concentration. They can also be worn as an amulet, hung in our home, carried with us in the car or even in the bag to feel the presence of Christ at every step. These prayer handicrafts are the way in which many monks make a living, while in other cases the proceeds from the sales of these excellent products are intended for repairs to Mount Athos cells.

Prayer Worry Beads: Use

It is speculated that Saint Pachomius was the first to look for a way that would help the monks in discipline and self-concentration during prayer. According to Christian tradition, one night the Archangel Gabriel visited Saint Pachomius in his sleep and explained to him how to make the tool that would serve the needs of prayer. This is how the first prayer rosary was created and from there on all the handicrafts of a similar type that help in prayer. Using prayer worry beads can also help us calm down and relax from the intensity of the day or even act as an aid in our effort to break a bad habit such as smoking, while at the same time giving strength to its holder.


Beads: 50
Length: 25 cm
Cross & fringes : 5 cm



Additional information

Weight 0.01 kg

1 review for Wooden Prayer Worry Beads – 50 Beads – Mount Athos

  1. Liam Hallin

    Liam (verified owner)

    Simple and beautiful

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