Hand Made Wooden Rosaries by Dominican Sisters

Wooden rosaries are the perfect rosaries for every day. A rosary made of wood is lighter than other rosaries so they are perfect for carrying in your pocket.  They also have a very nice feel in your hand. These rosaries make perfect gifts too. If you are not sure what color the person likes for whom you are buying the gift, you can get them a natural wooden  color!

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Order information: $12 each.

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Hand Made Wooden Rosaries

These wooden rosaries are beautifully hand made by the Dominican Teaching Sisters in Idaho, USA. The Sisters make them in their spare time. Sometimes their students will help also during different activity times.

Red dyed wooden rosary.

The red dyed wooden rosaries make really great Christmas gifts! Just picture one clipped to a Christmas stocking or hanging from the Christmas tree! Sometimes, when we were younger, Mom and Dad would let us open one gift before we went to Christmas Mass. These would be really great for that!

What Makes These Wooden Rosaries Unique?

You might be wondering what qualifies these as unique rosaries? What makes them different? The thing that is so neat about these rosaries is that they are made on special knotting cord which makes it so that the beads keep your place when you are praying your Rosary. For example if you are on the third Hail Mary of the Second Decade, and you get to where you are driving and want to finish the Rosary on the way home, you don’t have to worry about remembering your place in the Rosary because the beads stay where they were put, they do not move around.

The rosary is made in a chaplet style with ten Hail Mary beads, then an Our Father bead, and 5 more beads for keeping track of which decade you are on. At one end of the rosary is a crucifix and at the other end is a clip so that you can clip to anything.

Wooden Rosary Selection

1. Olive Wood Rosaries  

Have you ever used an olive wood rosary? Olive beads have a very nice smooth feel! Olive rosary beads can be some of the smoothest beads you will ever feel. Olive wood has a beautiful light color. The darker the olive wood the older the tree. Olive trees grow in many different places but are very common in Jerusalem and throughout the Holy Land. The Garden of Olives is where Jesus spent His last night on earth praying for three hours and because of this olive wood has always been a favorite of Catholics throughout the years. 

These beautiful Olive wood rosaries come on black, brown, green, blue, or red cord. The larger clip is on black cord. These rosaries are about 11 inches long.

Olive Wood Rosary with a Black cord.

Olive Wood Rosary with a Black cord.

Code: OLIVEWB

Olive Wood Rosary with a black cord and a car clip. Code: OLIVEWBCAR

Olive Wood Rosary with a black cord and a car clip.

Code: OLIVEWBCAR

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Olive Wood Rosary with a brown cord.

Olive Wood Rosary with a brown cord.

Code: OLIVEWBR

Olive Wood Rosary with a green cord.

Olive Wood Rosary with a green cord.

Code: OLIVEWG

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  • Blue Cord Code: OLIVEWBL

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  • Red Cord Code: OLIVEWR

2. Robles Wood Rosaries

Robles wood is grown in the Philippines. The wood has a beautiful dark brown coffee color. The beads are a very nice size and slip through your fingers very smoothly. There are two different kinds of clips for this rosary, one is a large clip and the other is smaller for clipping onto smaller things.

The robles wood has many options.

There are several different versions of this rosary. The rosary comes with the option of having black cord. All the colors come with the little clip. If you would like the larger clip it comes on the black cord. These rosaries are about 11 inches long.

Robles Wood with a black cord.

Robles Wood Rosary with a black cord.


Code: ROBLESWB

Robles Wood with a brown cord.

Robles Wood Rosary with a brown cord.


Code: ROBLESWBR


3. Blue Wood Rosaries

Blue wood rosaries - The colors of the cords that this rosary comes in are black, brown, green, blue or red.  They all come with a nifty little clip at the end of the rosary.

These wooden rosaries are dyed a beautiful blue color. They are about 11 inches long and come on a variety of differently colored cord. The colors of the cords that this rosary comes in are brown, blue or red.  They all come with a nifty little clip at the end of the rosary. It also comes with a larger clip on black cord.

Blue Wood on a black cord with a car clip.

Blue Wood Rosary on a black cord with a car clip.

Code: BLUEWBCAR

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Blue Wood on green cord.

Blue Wood Rosary on green cord.

Code: BLUEWG

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  • Black Cord Code: BLUEWB
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  • Blue Cord Code: BLUEWBL
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  • Brown Cord Code: BLUEWBR  3 left
  • Red Cord Code: BLUEWR
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4. Green Wooden Rosaries: Irish Rosaries

Green beads with Celtic Crucifix.

These green wooden rosaries make the perfect gift for your Irish and Irish at heart friends. These Irish rosaries come with a beautiful Celtic crucifix! They come on several different cord colors: black, brown, green, blue or red. The large car clip comes on the brown cord. These rosaries are about 11 inches long.

Green Wood on black cord. With a Celtic Cross.  Code: GREENWB

Green Wood Rosary on black cord. With a Celtic Cross.

Code: GREENWB

Green Wood on brown cord with a Celtic Cross.  Code: GREENWBR

Green Wood Rosary on brown cord with a Celtic Cross.

Code: GREENWBR

Not Currently Available

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  • Green Cord Code: GREENWG
  • Brown Cord Code with car clip: GREENWBRCAR
  • Blue Cord Code: GREENWBL

Note: All Rosaries with green beads come with a Celtic cross. 


5. Red Wood Rosaries

These beautiful red wood rosaries are perfect Christmas gifts! The red is a beautiful bright red. The rosary is about 11 inches long and comes on black, brown, blue, or red cord. The large clips come on brown cord.

Red Wood on black cord: REDWB

Red Wood Rosary on black cord: REDWB

Red Wood on brown cord: REDWBR

Red Wood Rosary on brown cord: REDWBR

Red Wood Beads on blue cord: REDWBL

Red Wood Rosary on blue cord: REDWBL

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  • Red Cord Code: REDWR
  • Black Cord with car clip code:  REDWBCAR
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6. Rose Wood Rosaries

Rose Wood Beads - Rose wood is a beautiful darker wood with a reddish tint. Most rose wood comes from parts of South America and parts of Asia.

Rose wood is a beautiful darker wood with a reddish tint. Most rose wood comes from parts of South America and parts of Asia. This rosary comes on black, brown, green, blue, or red cord. The large clip comes on black cord.

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Rose Wood Beads on a black cord.  Code: ROSEWB

Rose Wood Rosary on a black cord.

Code: ROSEWB

Not Currently Available

Rose Wood on black cord with a car clip.  Code: ROSEWBCAR

Rose Wood Rosary on black cord with a car clip.

Code: ROSEWBCAR

Not Currently Available

Rose Wood on brown cord.  Code: ROSEWBR

Rose Wood Rosary on brown cord.

Code: ROSEWBR

Not Currently Available

Rose Wood on green cord.  Code: ROSEWG

Rose Wood Rosary on green cord.

Code: ROSEWG

Not Currently Available

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  • Blue Cord Code: ROSEWBL
  • Red Cord Code: ROSEWR

Order Information:

  • $12 each
  • Fill out the printable order form
  • - or -
  • Call the convent: 208-773-7598
  • Dominican Sisters
  • 20274 W. Riverview Dr
  • Post Fall, ID 83854

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