Orthodox Icon of The Great Martyr Saint Catherine of Alexandria. Silver-plated icon of Saint Catherine on a special paper, with decoration.Silver-plated icons are made with the latest and very specific technique. The icon is a copy of a hand painted icon and the background is silver 958.
Commemorated November 25.
NOTICE:The colors of the icons seems little darker, because of the reflection in the scanner.
Saint Catherine became an ardent Christian in her teenage years, after receiving a vision in which the Blessed Virgin Mary gave her to Christ in mystical marriage. She was a brilliant woman and tried convince the Emperor Maxentius of the moral error in persecuting Christians for not worshipping idols. The Emperor arranged for the best pagan philosophers and orators to dispute with her, figuring that they would defeat her pro-Christian arguments.
Catherine won the debate and converted several of her opponents. Catherine was tortured and imprisoned. The torture failing coupled with the fact she was very beautiful,he tried to win her over by proposing marriage. She saint refused, declaring that her spouse was Jesus Christ.Frustrated the emperor condemned Catherine to death on the spiked breaking wheel, but this horrible instrument of torture was miraculously destroyed.
On November 25, Catherine was called to appear at the tribunal and was taken outside the city and beheaded..Her body was conveyed by two angels from Alexandria to Mount Sinai. There, it was discovered in the eighth century by an ascetic who lived in the vicinity.
Orthodox icon of our Lord Jesus Christ (SP-VE1) in gold and silver plated. This icon has a background with real gold and silver foil and with a decorative hunger on the back. Comes in a nice clear plastic box.
Theotokos "Tenderness" Icon (SP-VE) (1)
Orthodox icon of the Most Holy Theotokos "Tenderness" in silver plated (1).
The icon in 4" x 5 1/2", comes with a small stand and a hole on the back side, can be hanging or standing. The bigger sizes, have a hanger.
Jesus Christ our Lord icon (SP-VE2)
Orthodox icon of our Lord Jesus Christ in silver plated. This smaller icon has a stand on the back side and can be standing or hanging icon. The bigger sizes, they have a hunger on the back.
Constantine and Helen Icon (SP)
Orthodox Icon of Saints Helen and Constantine the Equal of the Apostles. (SP)
Commemorated May 21.
This is a silver-plated icon of Saints Constantine and Helen on a special paper, with decoration. Silver-plated icons are made with the latest and very specific technique. The icon is a copy of a hand painted icon and the background is silver 958.
Saint Helen was the mother of St Constantine the Great. She is responsible for the recovery of the Cross and the building of many Churches. Saint Constantine the Great was the Emperor you reunited the Roman Empire and establishes Christianity as the main religion of the Empire, giving all Christians the freedom to practice their religion. Before he died he was baptized.