unique handcrafted prayer beads

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leafHi, my name is Emma Jane and I lovingly create all the handmade Catholic and Anglican rosary beads, mala prayer beads, faith bracelets and custom made designs featured on my site. Each piece is carefully designed and constructed from beautiful gemstones and quality materials. By making rosary beads and spiritual prayer beads I hope to express my love for God, and pray that with each design your faith grows and your heart overflows with love. If you need any help in choosing a special handmade gift then please feel free to get in touch and I'll be happy to help.

All items come to you presented in a drawstring pouch with a small gift card and certificate of authenticity signed by myself. Thank you so much for stopping by and please enjoy your visit.... by the way, the name Atalya means God is Praised - just in case you wanted to know! God bless you always, Emma Jane

"It is love alone that gives worth to all things"
St. Teresa of Avila


About The Artist Emma Jane Brown

Would you like to learn more about me and my handmade designs? Please click on the read more button below... and enjoy reading a little about my journey and how I began creating prayer beads and rosaries. I've been making and creating for many years and thoroughly enjoy the whole process from the design concept to finalising each piece. I hope you enjoy my story, and may your stay at my website be filled with much joy. Have a blessed day!

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information about prayer beads

  • Catholic Rosary Beads -

    The Rosary is an old prayer that is always new, leading us to Jesus through Mary. We can trace the beginning of the Rosary to the 12th century when the people who could not read or write would count their prayers on a string of beads. The word rosarius means a garland or bouquet of roses. An early legend connected this word with a story of Our Lady who was seen to take rosebuds from the lips of a young monk when he was reciting Hail Marys and to weave them into a garland, which she placed upon her head. The Blessed Mother urged everyone to pray the Rosary during her apparitions at Fatima, Portugal. She called herself the 'Lady of the Rosary', and promised that the Rosary would help people grow in their faith, convert sinners and bring about world peace. The feast of Our Lady of the Rosary is celebrated on October 7th when all are invited to meditate upon the mysteries of Christ, following the example of the Blessed Virgin Mary who was so particularly connected with the incarnation, passion and glorious resurrection of the Son of God.

    Anglican Rosary Beads -

    Anglican Prayer Beads are a relatively new form of prayer, blending the Orthodox Jesus Prayer Rope and the Roman Catholic Rosary. The thirty-three bead design was created by the Rev. Lynn Bauman in the mid-1980s, through the prayerful exploration and discovery of a contemplative prayer group. The prayer beads are made up of twenty-eight beads divided into four groups of seven called weeks. In the Judeo-Christian tradition the number seven represents spiritual perfection and completion. Between each week is a single bead, called a cruciform bead as the four beads form a cross. The invitatory bead between the cross and the wheel of beads brings the total to thirty-three, the number of years in Jesus’ earthly life.

    The use of the rosary or prayer beads helps to bring us into contemplative of meditative prayer—really thinking about and being mindful of praying, of being in the presence of God—by use of mind, body, and spirit. The touching of the fingers on each successive bead is an aid in keeping our mind from wandering, and the rhythm of the prayers leads us more readily into stillness.

    Mala Prayer Beads -

    Mala prayer beads are commonly used by Hindus and Buddhists, and they're usually made from 108 beads. Malas are used for keeping count while reciting, chanting, or mentally repeating a mantra or the name of a deity. The mala, or rosary, is used to count mantra recitations while helping to focus awareness and concentration. The goal is to feel the mala beads with the fingers, recite the mantra and visualise the deity at the same time - involving body, speech and mind.

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  • daily prayers

    • The Our Father: Our Father, who art in heaven hallowed be thy name; thy kingdom come; thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread and forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us; and lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. Amen

      The Hail Mary: Hail Mary, full of grace. The Lord is with thee. Blessed art thou amongst women, And blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, Mother of God, Pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our death. Amen.

    • Om Mani Padme Hum
      The most widely used of all Buddhist mantras, and is open to anyone who feels inspired to practice it -- Om Mani Padme Hum is a well-loved Buddhist mantra commonly translated as, “The jewel in the lotus". It is repeated over and over again to invoke the loving and unconditional qualities of compassion. Whether said aloud or silently in your mind, this is one mantra you’ll want to practice to connect with your innately loving and compassionate self.

    • Anglican Prayer: I lift up my eyes to the hills; From where is my help to come? My help comes from the Lord, The maker of heaven and earth.

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gemstone properties

I have compiled a list of all the semi precious gemstones I currently have in stock and their healing properties, making choosing a custom made design easier and thoroughly enjoyable.

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prayers for your beads

I have compiled a list of prayers for your handmade beads, of course you can use your prayer beads in anyway you choose and prayers from the heart are always the best - but here are a few to get you started....

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custom made portfolio

I'm grateful to receive bespoke requests for customers wanting something truly unique and special for themselves. Please feel free to take a browse through the designs I have lovingly created for those lovely customers.

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