Prayer Bracelets - Komboskini - Olive with Blue Beads (Thin Style)
Komboskini (Greek: κομποσχοίνι) is a prayer tool that is used by Orthodox Christians dating back to the 5th and 6th century. They are traditionally handmade in monasteries, in wool or silk, and they are made up of complex knots, beads and a cross. They are crafted into a bracelet with 33 knots, symbolizing the years Jesus Christ spent in mortal form among us.
The traditional color in many years past was black, however, they now come in all colors as its become a fashionable piece as well as a way to bring interest to children in its history and meaning.
Waxed bands to roll onto the wrist, they stretch naturally to fit, these will fit most any size. Even if it looks small before you put it on, do not attempt to simply try it on for fit as it will stretch out the bracelet. Trust the craftsmanship of monks who have learned the craft of making these bracelets over centuries.
Made in Greece