This icon is Hand painted in Romania, according to the Christian religion. Is made completely manual. According to traditions, is painted on wood, with Byzantine influence. It is a work of modern art of superior quality. The wood used is a cross section of a tree trunk, including the bark. Is representing Virgin Mary & Jesus Christ.
In the Byzantine era icons were considered precious gifts, because the people believed that they bring luck and health to the home in which they entered. The tradition continued in the countries with orthodox religion and lasts till today due to the strong belief, and, mostly because they are considered as work of art.
Size: 21 x 9 cm / 8.3 x 3.5 inch
Wood thickness (not uniform): 2 - 3 cm / 0.8 - 1.2 inch
Weight: 180 g
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