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Antique French Religious Guide : Rosaries

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Antique French Religious Objects : Rosaries Definition of rosaries A rosary is a necklace originally made of seeds then later of pearls. A classical rosary is composed of 5 series of 10 seeds separated with a bigger seed. The pendant has 3 seeds. The necklace is closed by a heart medal with a figure or ornementation. The pendant is endend with a cross or a crucifix. A rosary is used for the prayer according the following rule : - small seed for Ave Maria - bigger seed is for Pater ended with Gloria Patri. A french rosaire also called Patenotre...

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How to reconize a religious statue : Saint Joseph

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How to reconize a Saint Joseph Statue ? Saint Joseph is the husband of Mary, mother of Jesus also called Joseph of Nazareth, Joseph the carpenter. Traditionally, he is represented with a beard, sometime with baby Jesus in his arms. He has a Pilgrim walking stick in one hand and a wooden stick blooming flowers or a fleur de lys cross.    Saint Joseph Statue   Saint Joseph Porcelain Statue For Sale

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Liturgical Furniture : Confessional

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A confessional is cabinet with 2 or 3 stalls where the priest heard the confession. The traditional french Antique Confessionnal are Gothic Style. Please find below, an engraving from a catalog of a confessionnal maker in France at the end of the XIX century.   French Confessional XIX century   A similar one located visible in Memphis TN  USA is for sale : https://monsieurbrocanteur.com/collections/religious-furniture/products/french-antique-religious-church-gothic-confessional-1800s

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