Rosary Ropes waxed with Black bead and a Cross.
These rosaries are waxed, ie smeared with pure wax so as to make them completely waterproof with great durability, these do not fray and are very difficult to cut.
They are knitted by hand and consist of 50 solitary knots according to the Mount Athos tradition.
Every knot and wish ... !!!
The rosary that all Orthodox monks have and is also used by many Orthodox Christians, is usually woolen and braided in various sizes.
From very small, worn on the finger with 12 knots, to very large (33with 33 knots, with 50 knots, 100 knots etc.)