(Is that even a word? Whatever.)
When I was a grade-school Catholic schoolgirl, we had an assignment in class one day to make a rosary. We could make it out of whatever we wanted. My mom helped me knot a piece of string into a rosary, and I made the cross out of a couple of toothpicks. Said rosary is nowhere near as stunning as this one:
You can find this beautiful piece (and more) at Rosaries and Jewelry by Laura — who happens to be one of the advertisers here on indie*galore.
It’s not just rosaries at Laura’s site. She makes some other beautiful jewelry, like this colorful necklace:
Go on over and take a look.