This is a handmade prayer chaplet, with amber and purple opalescence beads, brown silk thread and a dog-St. Roche the patron saint of dogs-theme. The chaplet is approximately 5 inches in length. There are 10 beads and an ending bead, just above the pendant. The chaplet has a tiny silver dog at the top and a St. Roche pendant at the bottom with the words St. Roche Pray for Us. On the other side is a tiny picture of St. Roche and a dog, and the words St. Roche on the left side of the pendant, The chaplet is hand-tied with silk thread. With every bead put onto the chaplet, the creator, Every Bead A Prayer, says a prayer.Chaplets are used in personal devotion and are small enough to carry with you wherever you go. They can be used to focus while saying prayers or during meditation.