Wooden Handmade Cross – Mount Athos

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A wooden handmade cross by monks at Mount Athos which is made from cypress, cedar, and pine wood. Τhese three types of wood were used for the Cross on which Jesus Christ was sacrificed. A genuine monastic handiwork this wall cross is the symbol of Christianity. It reminds us that Jesus Christ has suffered a horrible death to save humanity from sin and death. An ideal present for you and your loved ones.

 

Origin: Mount Athos

Dimensions: 25 x 14 cm

 

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Wooden Handmade Cross from Mount Athos

A unique handicraft from Mount Athos, this wall cross is engraved by hand and it stands out with its elegance. This cross is made from cypress, cedar, and pine wood and according to an Orthodox tradition these three types of wood were used for the Cross on which Jesus Christ was sacrificed. The cross or the Crucifix is the main symbol for Christians and one of the most common forms of the Crucifixion in the arts. The form of Crucifix is a cross with the body of Jesus Christ. It symbolizes that Jesus Christ has suffered a horrible death to save humanity from sin and death. The cross is thus a sign both of Christ himself and of the faith of Christians.

Handicraft by monks at Mount Athos

This handmade wooden wall cross is a special and beautiful monastic handicraft made with the excellent skills of the  monks on Mount Athos. It is known that at the monasteries of Mount Athos the most common occupation of monks are their handiworks. Each one of them takes over a specific task which accompanies them at their  monastic living. Monks at Mount Athos have excellent skills at wood carving. This wooden cross which is available by Product Exhibition of Mount Athos it can become a great gift for our loved ones.

 

Origin: Mount Athos

Dimensions: 25 x 14 cm

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Weight0.2 kg

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