Russian Orthodox Wood Pilgrim Icon Holy Virgin Konevskaya -xiv Century Tradition
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Russian Orthodox Wood Pilgrim Icon Holy Virgin Konevskaya -xiv Century Tradition:
Take your chance to obtain the best present for travellers!
What features are you looking for when buying a "pocket icon" for your everyday life?
- The icon has to be durable and to serve you many years;
- Suitable size and weight;
- Reasonable price;
- Pleasant to take it in your hands.
And moreover, the icons are really beautiful!
Take now Your own "pilgrim icon" - the real icon for travellers,
suitable to be always with its owner!
Holy Virgin of Konevets
- Notre Dame de Konevets -
Heilige Gottesmutter von Konevez
Orthodox wooden icon for travellers in traditions of Russian wood-carved icons of XIV century
Size: 3,7 x 4,1 x 0,4 in
(95 x 105 x 10 mm)
Material: solid natural wood
The real icon may be slightly different from the sample photo because of individual features of each wooden plate.
If you have not seen among our works an icon which you are looking for,
probably you can find it at our website
If so, please do not hesitate to request us, and probably we will be able to expose it for the sale.
After years of silence, the icons made by Heritage Studio in the technique of "Babylon wood carving" are again available to buy.
Heritage Studio works to revive the ancient art of Orthodox wooden icons for travellers. We do it with the blessing of Vladimir, the metropolitan of St. Petersburg and Ladoga.
The tradition of carved low-relief icons had come to Russia from Byzantium together with Christianity. Monochrome carved wooden icons no more than a palm in the size were called in Russian PIADNITSA. Another name was TRAVEL or PILGRIM ICONS, for these icons were made from solid wood and often were taken by pilgrims with themselves in their trips. Now you can see the rebirth of this tradition.
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