Icon on naturally aged wood – Saint George the Greatmartyr | Mount Athos

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Discover a unique icon depicting the Great-martyr, Trophy-bearer and and Wonderworker, Saint George. The icon has been crafted on naturally – aged wood that comes straight from Mount Athos!
Origin: Mount Athos
Dimensions: 36 x 25 x 2,5 cm

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The holy, glorious and right-victorious Great-martyr and Trophy-bearer George was a Roman soldier killed under Diocletian at the beginning of the fourth century. The Church commemorates George on April 23, and the translation of his relics on November 3.

Blessed Wood that came out of Heaven!

Mount Athos Monks deeply appreciate the historical and spiritual significance of the place where they live. They try to use everything around them for the glory of God.

Even perishable materials that seemed to have no use in the past are now utilized by Greek Orthodox Monks. Thus, old woods that are found after the renovation of Holy Cells are used thanks to the wisdom of Greek Orthodox Monks.

Woods that used to be supporting beams in the past are now used for the creation of these collectible icons.

They continue to carry the Athonite blessing of Mount Athos since they come straight from this holy place.

Thanks to Mount Athos Exhibition, these collectible icons can be found in the hands of cosmic people who are now able to purchase real treasures of unique spiritual value.

Monks tend to accompany their work with prayers while the creation of these unique works of Byzantine art is one of their daily occupations.

Blessed Mount Athos Woods – Preservation

The wood has been carefully cut and preserved by Greek Orthodox Monks. On the back side of the icon of Saint Goerge two parallel cross – beams have been placed that support the image as well as leather hook in order for the hagiography to be hung on the wall

Origin: Mount Athos
Dimensions: 36 x 25 x 2,5 cm

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Weight 1.43 kg

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