What Is Paracord?

What Is Paracord?

Paracord, also known as parachute cord, is a type of cord that was originally used in the suspension lines of parachutes. The cord is made of nylon and has a strong core, making it durable and versatile. Over time, paracord has been adapted for a variety of uses, including camping, survival, crafting and popularly in making durable Catholic rosaries.

Paracord 550 7 Strand close up picture.

One of the most popular forms of paracord is paracord 550, which is known for its strength and versatility. Paracord 550 is made of nylon and has a core of seven individual strands that can be separated and used for various purposes. The cord has a breaking strength of 550 pounds, making it a reliable choice for many outdoor and survival applications.

Discover the Strength and Beauty of Paracord 550 Rosaries by Sanctus Servo

At Sanctus Servo, we specialize in handmade rosaries using paracord 550.  Our rosaries are not only functional and durable, but also unique and beautiful. We are a small family owned shop, so all of our rosaries are hand tied in-house. Our goal is to spread Mary’s Holy Rosary by creating a rosary that is both functional, unique and aesthetically pleasing, and of course, it must stand the test of the little ones!

Advantages of a Paracord Rosary over other Rosary ropes?

  1. Strength and Durability: Paracord 550 is renowned for its incredible strength and durability, making it an ideal choice for crafting rosaries that will last for years.

  2. Flexibility: Paracord 550 is highly flexible, making it easy to work with when creating intricate rosary designs.

  3. Variety of Colors: Paracord 550 comes in a wide range of colors, allowing rosary makers to create custom designs that suit their personal preferences.

  4. Resistance to Wear and Tear: Unlike other types of rope, paracord 550 is highly resistant to wear and tear, ensuring that your rosaries remain in great condition even after years of use.

  5. Multipurpose Use: In addition to being perfect for creating rosaries, paracord 550 has many other uses, making it a great material to have on hand for a variety of uses.

Paracord 550 is a versatile and reliable cord that is well-suited for a variety of outdoor and survival applications. The use of paracord 550 in the production of our rosaries showcases the many possibilities that this cord offers. The rosaries are not only functional and durable, but also beautiful and unique, making them an excellent choice for those who are looking for a one-of-a-kind rosary that is sure to last through all of life’s rough challenges. Given how unique they are, they also make a great gift for a friend or loved one.

Shop our entire paracord rosary collections here.

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