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Virgin Mary Sweet Kissing | Mount Athos Icon on naturally aged wood

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Discover a unique artwork depicting Virgin Mary Sweet Kissing that has been crafted on naturally aged wood. The hagiographer – Monk who created it paid special attention to detail with regards to the garments and the elaborate halo of the composition.
Dimensions: 25 x 35 x 2,5 cm

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Icon with Virgin Mary Sweet Kissing on naturally aged wood

The face of Virgin Mary Sweet Kissing is always close to the face of her child. Christ is nestling frightened inside her arms. His look turns to Virgin Mary while She turns her look to Jesus. The originality of this image lies on the fact that it is one of the icons that survived from the iconoclasm and were miraculously transferred to Mount Athos.

This unique work of Byzantine art was crafted with the utmost fidelity on naturally aged wood from Mount Athos. The hagiography – monk, has made this magnificent work while paying special attention to detail!

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.

The handcrafted icon Virgin Mary Sweet Kissing is unique and its design can not be repeated!

Dimensions: 25 x 35 x 2,5 cm
Origin: Mount Athos

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Weight1.226 kg

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