How to Make Rosaries FAQ

Frequently asked questions about our products.

1. What size of beads should I use?
2. What type of pliers should I use?
3. What type of wire should I use?
4. What type of crosses should I use?
5. What type of centerpieces should I use?
6. Do rosaries make good gifts?


What size of beads should I use?

Rosaries are usually made with 6mm or 8mm beads, these can be a variety of different shapes so be creative.

What type of wire should I use?

I would highly recommend using 22 gauge memory wire, which we have available at a very affordable price. This wire holds its shape well and will not break, nor will it bend out of shape when put under stress.

What type of pliers should I use?

You must your a special type of needle nose pliers available right here for a very affordable price. These pliers have a cutter on the side so that it is easy to cut off the wire cleanly. They also feature a special rounded tip as to make the loop perfectly round.

What type of crosses should I use?

We supply crosses suitable for normal sized rosaries. These crosses are about 1 1/4 inch tall by 3/4 inch across. These are just the right size for a beginner. We will continue to improve our inventory by touching the miniature rosary and rosary bracelet makers in the near future.

What type of centerpieces should I use?

Centerpieces are unique in the fact that they can show your favorite saint. This is great for personal jewelry and for those giving gifts. There are a variety of different centerpieces, just choose which you like the best. The centerpieces currently available are for regular sized rosaries. Miniature rosary centerpieces will become available as we improve inventory.

Do rosaries make good gifts?

Rosaries make perfect gifts for Catholics and Protestants alike. They make great confirmation gifts as well as birthday presents. Children also enjoy them (provided they are old enough). The possibilities are endless.

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