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St. John Baptist Icon Set | Silver 999 | Gift Box

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St. Spyridon & Filakto Icon Set – 999 Silver Gift
84.00 73.08 (13%)
The Saint Spyridon Bishop of Trimythous Silver Icon and Filakto Christian Orthodox icon, Handmade, Gift box. B409
Tree of Life Silver Icon Set – Handmade & Gift Box
98.00 85.26 (13%)
Tree Of Life, 2 Small Icons Set, Orthodox Icon Silver Plated 999 Handmade, Gift box, Christian Silver Handmade Icon, Gift box. B407
(2 customer reviews)
85.26

Product Code: B408.
The sizes are about : ( 5.12″ X 7.1″ ) 13cm X 18cm
Handmade. Gift case.

SKU: B408
DESCRIPTION REVIEWS (2) WARRANTY AND DELIVERY
In the heart of Orthodox Christian tradition, icons serve as windows to the divine, guiding the faithful towards a deeper understanding and connection with the sacred. Among these revered images, the St. John the Baptist icon set emerges as a masterpiece of religious art, embodying the essence of spiritual devotion through its remarkable craftsmanship and sacred imagery. This set, featuring St. John the Baptist along with two smaller icons of profound religious significance, represents a harmonious blend of ancient tradition and contemporary artistry. The Significance of St. John the Baptist in Orthodox Christianity St. John the Baptist, known as the Forerunner, holds a pivotal place in Christian theology and iconography. As the harbinger of Christ, his depiction in Orthodox icons is not only of artistic merit but also of profound spiritual importance. This section would delve into the biblical and theological significance of St. John the Baptist, exploring his role in the New Testament and his veneration in Orthodox Christianity. Craftsmanship and Materials: A Testament to Devotion The creation of an icon is a spiritual journey, undertaken with prayer and fasting by the iconographer. The St. John the Baptist icon set is a product of this divine craftsmanship, crafted from natural wood and adorned with 999 silver plate, a material chosen for its purity and brilliance. The icons are made using PVD technology, ensuring their durability and resistance to environmental factors, thus preserving their beauty and spiritual charge for generations. Dimensions and Details: An Artistic Overview The main icon of St. John the Baptist measures 13cm x 18cm (5.12 x 7.1), providing a focal point of veneration. Accompanying this central piece are two smaller icons, each measuring 64mm x 50mm (2.00 x 2.50), depicting the Mother of God Vladimir and Lord Jesus Christ. This segment would offer a detailed examination of the iconography, highlighting the symbolic elements, colors, and gestures that define these sacred images. The Miraculous Icons: Beyond Aesthetics Icons are more than art; they are believed to be windows to the divine, providing a medium through which the faithful can commune with the saints and the divine. The miraculous nature of these icons, attributed to countless stories of healing, protection, and intercession, underscores their role in the spiritual life of believers. This section explores the miracles associated with St. John the Baptist and the venerated images of the Mother of God Vladimir and Lord Jesus Christ. Handmade with Devotion: The Craftsmanship Behind the Icons The process of creating an icon is imbued with devotion and meticulous attention to detail. This part of the text would explore the techniques and materials used in the creation of the St. John the Baptist icon set, emphasizing the skill and spiritual dedication of the iconographers. The use of MDF wood as a base, the application of 999 silver, and the finishing techniques that ensure the icon's longevity are highlighted here. Iconography Art: A Bridge Between Heaven and Earth Iconography is an art form that transcends mere visual representation, acting as a bridge between the earthly and the divine. This section would delve into the history and principles of iconography, particularly within the Byzantine tradition, and how the St. John the Baptist icon set exemplifies these artistic and spiritual tenets. A Sacred Decor: Enriching the Spiritual Environment In Orthodox Christian homes, icons are an essential element of the sacred decor, transforming living spaces into areas of prayer and reflection. The St. John the Baptist icon set, with its deep spiritual symbolism and exquisite craftsmanship, enriches any environment, serving as a constant reminder of the presence of the divine in everyday life. The Gift of Spirituality: The Icon Set as a Religious Gift Icons are often chosen as gifts for their spiritual value and beauty. The St. John the Baptist icon set, packaged in a handmade gift box, makes an ideal present for various occasions, symbolizing a deep spiritual connection and the wish for divine blessings. This part would discuss the significance of giving religious icons as gifts within the Orthodox tradition. Supporting Tradition and Craftsmanship Purchasing handmade religious art supports the artisans and the continuation of traditional craftsmanship. This section would emphasize the importance of preserving the art of iconography, highlighting how acquiring the St. John the Baptist icon set contributes to sustaining this valuable cultural and spiritual heritage. A Legacy of Faith Through Art The St. John the Baptist icon set stands as a testament to the enduring power of faith expressed through art. In these icons, the faithful find a source of inspiration, guidance, and a tangible connection to the divine. This concluding section would reflect on the set's role in continuing the rich legacy of Orthodox iconography, serving as a luminous path for spiritual seekers.
2 reviews for St. John Baptist Icon Set | Silver 999 | Gift Box
Matej
2021-09-09 10:18:06
While most stores offer print glued on wood, Andcross is a place to buy outstanding work of art crafted by loving hands and talented people. I have always loved this Icon of John Baptist and when I came across this piece, I didn’t think twice and ordered one for myself. This set came with two small icons of Virgin Mary and Jesus Christ, which became a perfect addition to the bedroom. Now my wife and I are surrounded by the Divine Protection of Heaven!
5 out of 5
Philip E
2021-06-08 06:08:18
Thank you for this set: the big icon of St. John, the patron saint of my son, went to his bedroom. Two small icons are placed on the bedhead in our bedroom with my wife. What a blessing it is to receive such an amazing window into the life of Saints and to have Them grace our home. All icons are absolutely beautiful and will be cherished by our family for years.
5 out of 5

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