The history of small wooden icon-pendant originates in Northern Rus, in the sixteenth century. The first metal icon-pendants were made in the early nineteenth century. First, the small icons were cast. The background was cut or knocked out after that.
The miniature icon-pendant is a shield on which the image of the Guardian Angel is placed. The angel holds in the hands the essential attributes that have become traditional: the cross symbolizes devotion and submission to Jesus Christ and the observance of his covenants, as well as the sword, symbolizing the incessant battle with evil forces, demons, and other wickedness, and the protection of people from them.
God grants a Guardian Angel to every person. He is close to him from the moment of baptism and accompanies him to Eternal life after the end of Earthly life. Even though the Angels are personalized, they don't have names. Therefore, it is not customary to arrange a special service in the church dedicated to the intercessor of men. But the Orthodox Church teaches that it is necessary to thank the intercessor and turn to him for advice or help in home prayers. It is the angel who guides a person on the right path, helps to fight temptation, helps in making the right decision, and also helps God to hear people's prayers.
The sword is depicted on the reverse side of the icon- pendant. It symbolizes spiritual struggle. The sword is mentioned in the Holy Scriptures. It is with it in the hands of the angels that they protect a person from evil forces. However, the angel is powerless and cannot do anything if the person does not want to do it. Therefore, the angel must be perceived as a spiritual adviser. A person should speak to him in prayers. It is this prayer that is inscribed on the reverse side: “Holy Angel, keep me”.
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