Sacrifice of Abraham - Byzantine Icon

[Model: BYZ_st-8978]

Handmade Byzantine Icon of the Sacrifice of Abraham.

Abraham and Sarah had by God's will Isaac, a child they wanted very much. However, after a few years, God spoke to Abraham and told him that he should sacrifice his child, in the way that He would indicate.

With much sorrow but also great obedience, Abraham followed God's instructions and led Isaac to the mountain where the sacrifice would take place. It was just before Abraham sacrificed Isaac that God spoke again and told him that the child did not need to be sacrificed because Abraham proved his unwavering faith in him.

Abraham thanked God, who told him that he would multiply his descendants and increase his tribe, and gladly released Isaac to return to their home.


Genesis 22,16 - 18

And said, “I swear by myself, declares the Lord, that because you have done this and have not withheld your son, your only son, I will surely bless you and make your descendants as numerous as the stars in the sky and as the sand on the seashore. Your descendants will take possession of the cities of their enemies, and through your offspring all nations on earth will be blessed, because you have obeyed me.”


The Icon of the Sacrifice of Abraham is an exact copy of Byzantine art and is created by experienced craftsmen using the method of gold printing where hagiographic leaves of 22 karat gold are applied in detail to decorate the background.

During the final processing, the icon is painted with dark red color around the perimeter and polished with a special varnish to maintain its shine.

It is offered in level or recessed wooden surface and is suitable for wall mounting.

Iconographer: Monk Michael, Mount Athos

Availability: Made to order, usually ships within 5 to 10 days.

Please choose one from the available options shown below:
Size - Feature Weight Price
2.5x3.5 in (6x9 cm) - smooth0.1$5.00USD
4x6 in (10x15 cm) - smooth0.2$10.00USD
6x8 in (15x20 cm) - smooth0.3$20.00USD
8x10 in (20x25 cm) - smooth0.6$30.00USD
5.5x7 in (14x18 cm) - with gold leaf and raised border0.35$40.00USD
12x16 in (30x40 cm) - smooth1.7$50.00USD
7x9.5 in (18x24 cm) - with gold leaf and raised border0.65$60.00USD
9.5x12 in (24x30 cm) - with gold leaf and raised border0.85$80.00USD
12x16 in (30x40 cm) - with gold leaf and raised border2.7$120.00USD
14x18 in (35x45 cm) - with gold leaf and raised border4.4$150.00USD
20x28 in (50x70 cm) - smooth4.9$150.00USD
20x28 in (50x70 cm) - with gold leaf and raised border5.9$250.00USD
Current Reviews: 1

by Lorenzo D'AddonaDate Added: Tuesday 28 August, 2018

Thank you the icon is amazing.

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This product was added to our catalog on Monday 02 November, 2015
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