Mother of God Painful icon
Icon presents the Mother of God Painful. A beautiful icon of the Mother of God, made on an alder board, hand-gilded with gold flakes. Image on icon is made using a special machine technique for printing directly on the wood.
The icon is available in our online store within four sizes:
- 10cm x 14cm, for hanging and standing display
- 12cm x 16cm, for hanging and standing display
- 17cm x 23cm, for hanging display
- 29cm x 39cm, for hanging display
Icons are individually adjusted to the size and type of board they are made of. Within a given pattern, there may be slight differences in board size of +/- 2 mm.
On back of each one icon is embossed and gilded certificate.
All our icons are produced in Poland using Polish materials.
Each icon is packed in an elegant box with transparent lid.
Icons are the most beautiful devotions that are a great gift for Baptism, First Holy Communion, Confirmation, or Wedding. It's also a beautiful birthday or name day gift.
What is an icon?
Icon is a sacred image, created in Byzantine culture, showing sacred people, biblical motifs. Painting or writing icons was a holy act, therefore, the icon is not a mere image. It was written by monks who before fasting began to paint, deeply prayed and wrote it in a kneeling attitude. Icons were treated as a subject of worship, today are also expressions of some artistic value, therefore, there are icons with purely Catholic motifs and as such can be surrounded respect and reverence by the followers of the Catholic Church. The icon is to deepen the faith and spiritual life.
The Icon of Mother of God Painful looks most beautiful when it is near the light source and the gold used to produce it becomes brighter. Icons are the most beautiful devotions, which are a great gift for Baptism, First Communion, Confirmation or Wedding. It's also a beautiful birthday or name day gift.