American and Italian Made vs. Knockoff Copies
Why Rugged Rosaries uses the Italian Devotional Medals and Crucifixes
First, a little about the Catholic products industry. There are basically 2 sources for the
majority of devotional medals and crucifixes needed by the rosary business. One is Italy and the other is China. Yes,...
Comparison of Rugged Rosaries vs. Mass-Produced Copies
Because we want you to have the very best rosary, we want to show you how to spot the overseas mass-produced "copies". These knockoffs are being sold in a few Catholic stores, but mainly you will find them on Facebook, Ebay, or Amazon. Warning: There is a fraudulent seller on Facebook which we ha...
Comparing Other Combat Rosaries
At Rugged Rosaries, we are passionate about the WWI Battle Beads® combat rosaries that we hand make daily at our company (and the Original Paracord Rosaries as well). When we introduced these rosaries back in 2012, they were so different from the normal rosaries sold in your local Catholic store ...
Comparing Rugged Rosaries to Copycat Rosaries on Amazon
Comparing Rugged Rosaries Paracord Rosaries to Chinese Copycat versions (Hanlin CC in this example).
Most of the copycat paracord rosaries seen on Amazon are made in China. The prices are lower, but as the saying goes, “you get what you pay for”. Customers who mistakenly thought they had bought...
How do the WWI Battle Beads combat rosaries compare to other combat rosaries?
COMPARING DIFFERENT BRANDS OF COMBAT ROSARIES
Recently we have been getting more customers who want to know, what is the difference between the Rugged Rosaries WWI Battle Beads combat rosary and the combat rosary sold by Roman Catholic Gear? or McVann? or "XYZ" company? Some of these companies ...