St. Michael Niner Chaplet Bracelet, Hand-painted Medal
This one of a kind chaplet bracelet is handmade with 5mm ruby red glass beads, an ornate crucifix with a bronze-toned antiqued patina imported from Italy, a chain extension and lobster clasp if you want to wear it or secure it around a statue or rearview mirror, and a holy medal of St. Michael handpainted in bright and durable enamels.
The saintly protector par excellence, Michael is called on to defend against dangers both spiritual and physical and from enemies both known and unknown.
Unclasped, this chaplet's length from end to end is 8.75". Will fit a 7.5" wrist, but I'm happy to customize it if you need it shorter or longer. (Just allow a few extra days handling, please!) Medal measures 1".
This style of chaplet is called a "niner" and is a popular and very portable way of doing a novena for a saint, of keeping your prayer beads close to hand when you're traveling or need to be more discreet than a full-size rosary might allow, or of having a set of prayer beads the perfect size for wearing as a bracelet or keeping on your car's rearview mirror or the door knob of your room or home.
One way of praying with a niner chaplet is to call on the saint's aid on the medal, pray the Our Father x3, the Hail Mary x3, and the Glory Be x3 on the beads, and then the Apostle's Creed on the crucifix. If you're new to traditional Catholic prayers, I'm happy to send you more info if you ask (including a hardcopy booklet if you want, but it's not proofread yet, so please understand it as a draft and ignore errors/typos!)
As with all of my spiritual jewelry and art items, I'm happy to incorporate your specific petitions or intentions as I dress, fix, and bless this piece in preparation for sending it along to its new home. Just fill out this customization info form to give me your info/requests after you check out.
Read more about St. Michael (and other saints and angels) in the education section at Big Lucky Hoodoo. And if you've never been sure how St. Michael can be a saint and an angel at the same time - and he most certainly is - you can get a little crash course in Catholic ontology at Seraphin Station.
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