Parts arrived from Italy this week. Woo Hoo!! I have restocked many of the basic centerpieces like the Miraculous medal, Lourdes & Fatima water centers and Mary with Baby Jesus. I have also restocked my traditional angular crucifix, relic crucifix, large filigree among a few others. The supplier sent me the stamped version of the tear drop sunburst crucifix instead of the one with the separately attached Corpus, so I will be taking new pictures and adding that one as an option to the existing listing until the few of the old style are sold out. OK? I also have a new Fatima center with dirt from Fatima instead of water, a larger Miraculous medal and a new simple crucifix that will be added soon. If you have any questions, please let me know.
Keep checking back over the next week for the new additions.
I’m finally in the process of updating pictures. YAY! If you are looking at an item and the picture is missing, just wait a minute or two and it will pop back up. It just means I’m in the process of adding the new images to the listing.
As before the images will be color coded to help make browsing easier. Italian silver plate parts will have a blue background. Gold plated parts will have a pink background. Sterling silver will have either a purple background or a purple bar across (I’m not sure which yet :)). American made pewter will either be white background or another color. I’m still working on those. 🙂
As usual, if you have any questions, please let me know.
Phases 1 & 2 of the new store upgrade are now complete! YAY!! 🙂 All the pretty stuff is finally done!! Phase 3 will involve a lot of back end stuff including fixing that pesky PayPal button, retaking pictures, rewriting descriptions, SEO and adding more details to each listing. It will take a couple of months to get that part finished, so if you see anything wonky in the mean time please let me know.
Below is a picture of the new item pages. I was able to add a “short description” directly under each item title. Minimizing those and making them more concise will be a big part of Phase 3. Hopefully once finished they will help with any confusion regarding items used for custom rosaries versus items available for individual sale. If you have any questions or see any type-o’s or other errors, please let me know. 🙂 Thank you for your patience during this transition. It has been greatly appreciated!
My manufacturer has run out of the image we normally use for that center which means my new batch is a mix of the old and new. The new image has a white background and the Immaculate Heart is much clearer than the old one.
For now I have both available in the same listing as before to make comparing the images easier, but in the future the new center will be moved to it’s own listing. 🙂 If my awesome customers decide they prefer the white image then I can make sure we use that one on all future orders. OK? Otherwise, next time we will have him make more of the blue.
Hi Everyone!! I just wanted to do a quick post about my heart tipped crucifix. It had been discontinued by my supplier, but they have allowed me to make a special purchase of 250 pieces. They are in production now and we should have them in 6-8 weeks or so. So check back then for more inventory. 🙂
P.S. The open floral Miraculous is on backorder and should be back in stock soon too.
I just added 2 new unique Italian silver plate rosary parts to the online store. One is a double sided Holy Spirit/Holy Family center and the other is a very unique red enamel Infinity Cross. Come by and check them out!!
To those of you who know me, you know that every once in a while I put items on clearance that are either discontinued or that I will no longer carry. We’ll, it’s that time again! 🙂 Here is a list of the current items that I am clearing out to make room for other inventory. Once they are gone, there will be no more, but as in the past, if there are items that you use regularly I should still be able to request a special order for you, but the purchase will have to be in mass. OK? As always if you have questions, please let me know.
Since finding rosary centerpieces for certain saints can be difficult, I decided to take the plunge this year and have a couple made.
The 1st is of St. Dymphna. I’ve had more people requesting this one lately and the only other option I could find for her was a more expensive American made model. Unfortunately for some, the cost for those is just too high. My center is Italian silver plate. It features a lovely image of the Virgin Mary on the front and a photo of St Dymphna on the back. St Dymphna is most widely know for her patronage for those suffering from nervous and mental afflictions, but there is actually a long list of other causes she represents including sleepwalking, epilepsy, insanity, family happiness, incest victims, loss of parents, martyrs, mental asylums, mental health caregivers, mental health professionals, mental hospitals, neurological disorders, possessed people, princesses, rape victims and runaways.
The 2nd new centerpiece is of Saint Agatha. Again, it’s a less expensive option for those who can’t afford to spend a lot on a center. Any of my rosaries made using this centerpiece will have 50% of the proceeds donated to research. This Italian silver plate center features the same rose as my Immaculate Heart center with a photo of St Agatha on the back (patron of breast cancer). Click on the images to visit the store listing. 🙂 Discounts are available for both of these centers.
This is just a quick note to let you all know that my Italian shipment came in this week. I’m in the process of updating the store, but I wanted to let you know that we will have 2 new saint centerpieces in (St. Agatha and St. Dymphna) along with larger quantity discounts (30-40% on some items). So come by and check it out!!
Once I get the new saint pieces listed, I’ll post links here!