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Medieval paternosters were the sign of the faith and also the favorite decoration and were looped or linear. The longer paternoster is made of coral, filigree beads and silk tassels and is attached by the buckle. The shorter paternoster is made of hematit, filigree beads, pearls, silk tassel and decorated cross and can be attached for example by a pin.

Tailor's - Hanka, Accessories, part 1
Copyright Martina a Martin Hřibovi 2006
Tailor's - Hanka, Accessories, part 3