Handmade Byzantine Icon of Virgin Mary and and Child. Virgin Mary is depicted according to the "Merciful" type.
The iconographic type of Panagia Merciful is common and can be found in many Temples and Monasteries throughout Greece. Panagia is depicted holding Jesus Christ in her hands and symbolizes the mercy and compassion shown by the Blessed Virgin Mary to all humanity.
People ask for her mercy and speak to her in prayer and she answers with her miracles.
The Icon of Panagia Merciful 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: St. Seraphim's Sacred Hut, St. Anne's Holy Skete, Mount Athos
Availability: Made to order, usually ships within 5 to 10 days.
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