The icon of Virgin Mary of Kazan is from a Nunery in Ukraine at the city of Dimitrovka and it is embroidered with beads by hand.
Dimensions: 27 x 30 cm.
Tradition says that the icon of Virgin Mary of Kazan was a gift from the Patriarch of Constantinople Germanos II to the inhabitants of Kazan in the 13th century. The Patriarch donated the image as a support of consolation and hope to the inhabitants to face the frequent raids of other nations and believers of other religions against them. More about Virgin of Kazan.