Orthodox icon of Theotokos the "Tenderness", "Sweet Kiss" in Silver Plated (SP-1).
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.
This icon miraculously came to Mount Athos where the original of this type is kept at theMonastery of Philotheou.In this icon Panagia is holding the Christ Child on her right arm, while with her other arm she presents him to the viewer, beseeching him to save mankind. The Christ Child is tenderly embracing his mother, resting his cheek on hers.
This type of in where the two faces are touching, cheek to cheek, is known as the Glykophilousa. It presents the The Theotokos in her capacity as mother while also symbolizing that as the mother of God. We know she is listened to by her Son and is an intercessor and protector for all mankind.
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.