This is a beautiful rosary! The reproduction medals are from antique Spanish medals. The center is the auspice of Mary (under the protection of Mary). The weight is substantial and feels wonderful in your hands. The rosary is handmade with 20 gauge argentium wire and chain, sterling silver bead caps and sterling silver rosary medals. The stones are 6 and 8mm rhodonite gemstones. You won't be disappointed with this beauty!