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Silver-Plated Orthodox Icons: Amolyntos & Vladimir


Set of 2 Small Russian Orthodox Icons Mother of God Amolyntos, St George Warrior. Silver Plated .999 ( 6cm X 4cm ). B129
89.00 61.41 (31%)
Set of 2 Small Russian Orthodox Icons Mother of God Amolyntos, St George Warrior. Silver Plated .999 ( 6cm X 4cm ). B129
Divine Trio: Jesus, Kazan & St. George Icons 6x4cm
121.00 83.49 (31%)
Set of 3 Small Russian Orthodox Icons Lord Jesus Christ, Mother of God Kazan, St George Warrior. Silver Plated .999 ( 6cm X 4cm ). B123
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Product Code: B122
The sizes are about : W – 1.60″ , L -2.35″ (64 mm x 50 mm).

EAN: 1390000268746
SKU: B122
Embarking on an exploration of the Great Miraculous Icons, a set of two small Christian icons depicting the Mother of God Amolyntos and the Mother of God Vladimir, we delve into a narrative that weaves together the profound spiritual significance, artistic heritage, and practical aspects of these sacred artifacts. This narrative seeks not only to illuminate the essence of these icons within Orthodox Christian tradition but also to highlight their role as conduits of divine protection and inspiration, bridging the heavenly with the earthly through their silver-plated elegance and handmade artistry. The Spiritual Essence of the Guardian Angel Icon In the rich tapestry of Orthodox Christian devotion, icons serve as windows to the divine, offering believers a visual conduit to the spiritual realm. Among these, the icons of the Mother of God Amolyntos and the Mother of God Vladimir emerge as profound symbols of faith, compassion, and divine intercession. Crafted with devotion and encased in silver, these icons are not merely decorative; they are potent statements of faith, deeply embedded in the tradition of iconography that has flourished through generations. Historical Significance and Artistic Heritage The tradition of iconography, particularly in the Orthodox Christian faith, is a storied one, with roots extending back to the early centuries of Christianity. It reached its zenith in the Byzantine Empire, where it became central to Orthodox spirituality. These icons, with their meticulous replication of Byzantine iconography, honor this ancient tradition. The Mother of God Amolyntos and Vladimir icons, in particular, carry profound historical and spiritual significance. The original Mother of God Vladimir icon, known for its miraculous powers, has played a pivotal role in Russian history, symbolizing the protection and guidance of the Virgin Mary. Artistry and Craftsmanship The creation of these icons represents a fusion of ancient iconography traditions and contemporary craftsmanship. Each icon is handcrafted from natural wood, chosen for its durability and beauty, and adorned with a 999 silver plate, ensuring that it remains pristine for generations. The icons’ creation process is steeped in devotion, with artisans beginning their work with prayer, embedding each piece with spiritual significance. This dedication to quality and spirituality makes the Guardian Angel Icon a meaningful gift for various occasions, symbolizing a wish for divine protection and guidance. Dimensions, Materials, and Durability The dimensions of each icon in this set are about W - 1.60 (40 mm), L -2.35 (60 mm), offering a harmonious blend of presence and intimacy. Crafted from natural wood and adorned with a 999 silver plate, these icons reflect a commitment to quality and durability. The use of MDF wood ensures longevity, while the silver plating, applied using PVD (Physical Vapor Deposition) technology, complies with European standards, guaranteeing that the icons remain pristine for decades. This careful attention to material and method underscores the sacredness of the icons, imbuing them with timeless beauty and spiritual potency. The Collection of Rare Russian Icon Postcards Accompanying the Guardian Angel Icon is a collection of 12 rare postcards, each depicting a significant moment or figure in Russian Orthodox iconography. This collection spans various periods of Russian icon painting, offering a glimpse into the soul of Russian spirituality. These postcards, written in multiple languages, underscore the universal appeal and significance of these sacred images, tracing the evolution of icon painting from its Byzantine roots to its flourishing in independent Russian schools and beyond. Historical and Cultural Context Russian Orthodox iconography, as showcased in these postcards, reveals a spectrum of artistic expression, epitomized by the serene harmony of Moscow’s school and the vibrant hues of Novgorod icons. The inclusion of the Mother of God of Vladimir in this set highlights the profound influence of Byzantine art on Russian spirituality, showcasing the icon’s journey from Constantinople to becoming a central figure of devotion in Russia. Application and Purpose The Guardian Angel Icon, alongside the rare Russian Icon postcards, serves not just as an art piece but as a spiritual tool for protection, prayer, and contemplation. Traditionally placed in a home icon corner, church, or any space dedicated to prayer and reflection, these icons act as focal points for devotion, reminding believers of the Guardian Angel’s constant presence. The icons and postcards also serve educational purposes, teaching about the history, theology, and artistry of Orthodox Christianity. This exploration into the Great Miraculous Icons set, comprising the Mother of God Amolyntos and the Mother of God Vladimir icons, encapsulates a profound blend of spirituality, art, and history. It offers not only a decorative element but a deep spiritual connection and protection. This set stands as a testament to the enduring beauty and significance of Orthodox Christian iconography, making it a perfect gift that carries the promise of divine guardianship and the richness of Russian spiritual artistry.
1 review for Silver-Plated Orthodox Icons: Amolyntos & Vladimir
Lauren M
2022-07-18 21:23:55
I was so pleasantly surprised by how lovely these icons are. The silver finish and workmanship are very beautiful. It was a pleasure to present this to my friend as a very meaningful gift (gift boxes were included). He loved it. Thank you very much :)
5 out of 5



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