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Prayer rope

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==Modern Times==
Today one can find prayer ropes made of satin and other modern materials aside from the traditional wool. There is also its modern decendant, prayer beads strung together with a cross and tassel.[[Image:Red_prayer_beads.jpg|thumb|Prayer Beads]]
Despite its wide usage among the Orthodox Christians (e.g. the Greek and Russian Orthodox) it is unknown in many parts of the world. Even among [[Roman Catholics]] it is often mistaken for a [[rosary]]. Out of ignorance some even wear them on their necks much to the dismay of those who know what it is.

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