22 Karat Gold Leaf
Our icons are made of solid, natural limewood, and have been prepared by hand using traditional methods and organic materials. The background is composed of 22 karat gold leaves that are meticulously applied by hand, piece by piece. All iconography themes are reproduced according to museum print standards. We offer several collections of Holy Icons, featuring Jesus Christ, the Virgin Mary and many Saints and Archangels.
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Archangel Michael of Mantamados
Behind the unique shape of this icon, lies an incredible story.
In the year 1462, during the Turkish Ottoman occupation, the Monastery of Taxiarches on Lesvos, Greece was attacked by pirates who threatened the monks with death if they did not reveal the whereabouts of the hidden villagers. The monks refused and the invaders slaughtered them all except for one, Gabriel, who remained hidden. The pirates noticed him from afar and returned to kill him, but the Archangel Michael appeared and with his own sword, forced them to retreat in terror. The monk survived and gathered up the earth that was red from the blood of the martyred monks and shaped it into the icon of the Archangel as it is today, while it was still vivid in his memory. According to legend, the monk did not have enough of the dirt-blood mix and so the head...
Authentic Replicas of Miraculous Icons
With the blessing of the Fathers from Mount Athos, we bring to you a collection of Holy Icons that encompass replicas of authentic, miraculous icons found in Mount Athos and elsewhere.
Panagia Gorgoipikoos, pictured on the right, is known for quickly responding to prayers.
The original icon rests in the Dohiariou Holy Monastery in Mount Athos, Greece.
From Mount Athos
Our collection of Holy Icons also includes replicas of original iconography themes created by Monks in Mount Athos.
The Holy Icon pictured on the left is "Deisis". Original iconography was created by Monks in the Cell of St. John the Theologian in Koutloumousiou Monastery in Mount Athos.
Icons of Saints
Explore our collection of Holy Icons to find your Patron Saint, or purchase one as a gift for a family member or a beloved friend. Each icon makes for a unique and loving gift, perfect for baptisms, weddings, housewarming presents and much more!
If you cannot find the Saint you are looking for, please contact us.
The Holy Icon pictured on the right is St. George.
Selected Gilded Works
Old Metropolitan Church of the Entry into the Temple of the Virgin Mary, Drama. The iconostasis of the Church after the conservation and gilding treatments.View additional gilded works.
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