This woman's gemstone bronze rosary is made with 49 strands of stainless steel, nylon-coated flexible wire. Aves are 8mm African Jade gemstone beads. Paters are 10mm African Jade beads capped with solid brass bead caps. African Jade is a rare semi-precious gemstone varying in shade from kelly green to forest green. The 1 1/4 inch Radiant center and 2 inch crucifix are solid bronze and are hand cast from vintage antique pieces. This rosary is even more beautiful in person. The Jade beads are absolutely stunning! One of a kind original creation.