Byzantine icons

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This icon of Christ the Pantocrator is a lacquered icon made in the lacquered icons workshop of St Elisabeth Convent. Materials: paper, wood, lacquer. This icon belongs to the academic (realistic) style. Jesus holds the scepter and the orb - symbols of royal power - and his right hand makes a blessing sign. The color of his garments is deeply meaningful, too. Blue is the color of heavenly depth and spirituality, red is the color of martyrdom and roya power. The combination of a blue cloak…

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HANDMADE BYZANTINE ICON OF SAINT ANASTASIA This is a made to order handpainted piece of art that reflects our real belief in our religious tradition. Carefully worked with oil colours and a varnish layer ensuring waterproofing Following our tradition we colour it with egg-vinegar and powder paint. With a varnish layer ensuring waterproofing. Prepared by an iconographer without other costs incurred, therefore the price contains no trading profit Shipping: I send the icons only by registered…

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Sylvie Antkowiak
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By John Sanidopoulos The main reason Orthodox Iconography is more about imitation than innovation is to prevent heretical concepts from entering the Church, since heresy can just as much be depicted in icons as written in books and proclaimed from the pulpit. One such innovation in Orthodox Iconography that began in America is the depiction of the "Holy Family", showing Christ either in the arms of both St. Joseph and the Virgin Mary, or in the arms of St. Joseph alone. While such depictions…

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Maria Leemans