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Mar 27th, 2008, 10:42 AM
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Where to buy rose petal rosaries in Spain?

I've been asked to purchase two rose petal rosaries when we are in Spain in mid-April. We'll be in Madrid, Segovia, and Barcelona. Does aAnyone know if I can purchase them in those cities, and if so, where I would go? Thanks
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Mar 27th, 2008, 10:51 AM
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If you get no response and can't find them, your friends can buy them here:


http://www.catholiccompany.com/catho...e-Lisieux-Box/
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Mar 27th, 2008, 11:07 AM
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I've found these adresses in Madrid that can be useful for you (they sell all kinds of religious stuff ):

LIBRERIA SALESIANA, Ronda de Atocha, 29, 28012 - Madrid
Tfno. (34) 91/527.21.83 (Metros Atocha y Embajadores)

LIBRERIA SALESIANA, Francos Rodríguez, 5, 28039 - Madrid
Tfno. (34) 91/450.89.04 (Metro Estrecho)

They have also a website and they do have those rosaries which I think are more typical in France, I've never seen one here in Spain

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Mar 27th, 2008, 11:20 AM
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you have been given some good addresses, and near the large cathedral there is usually a religious shop with all sorts of items. you should have no problem in any of thhose cities.

they are called "rosarios de pétalos de rosa".

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Mar 27th, 2008, 11:27 AM
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Thank you! I wrote down those addresses and the translation.
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Mar 27th, 2008, 02:38 PM
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Kenderina, they make them at the Cartuja in Burgos. It was a typical present to get for the Communion (I didnŽt get one and I was envious of my friends).

There is a catholic bookshop near Plaza Santa Ana in Madrid, Libreria San Pablo (far easier to reach than the two mentioned by Kenderina), and they might have them or know where to buy them. If I go near them this weekend, IŽll ask them.

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Mar 27th, 2008, 03:30 PM
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I always used to get those as presents from relatives traveling back from Spain. I recalled specifically seeing those in souvenir stores on Calle Mayor- the Royal Palace end. Also try Artesanias Reyes in Calle Preciados. For sure, the Cathedral in Seville has them, I saw them there as well.
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Mar 27th, 2008, 04:04 PM
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Oh, Cova, I got one of nacar (is it called in english mother-of-pearl ?)
for my first communion in Salamanca Maybe I'm too old ?
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Mar 27th, 2008, 04:54 PM
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That may be Or may be your relatives realized they had a bonafide fashionista on their hands and thus went with the nacar one. Were they making faces during the ceremony and seemed in a hurry to leave? That would really confirm it.

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Apr 3rd, 2008, 09:32 PM
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misty,
I just purchased one for my mother-in-law in Madrid at a religious shop right behind the Westin Palace (facing the hotel's garage) and around the corner from the Church of Jesús de Medinaceli, up the street from the Hotel NH Paseo del Prado on calle Cervantes.

They had two types. The small one costs 4 euros and the larger, 12.

The shop is

Centro de Propaganda Difusora Bíblica Franciscana

Calle Cervantes 40

They also have beautiful hand carved nativity scene figures. These are quite expensive due to the detail, so to build up our collection, we can only buy one on every visit.

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Apr 7th, 2008, 06:45 AM
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Thank you for all of the suggestions. I'm sure to find the rosaries in one of these places.
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Apr 8th, 2008, 07:48 AM
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In Avila at the religious shop of the Santa Teresa Church & Convent.
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