Handmade, wood carved icon that depicts Saint George. This art craft with excellent details is sculptured on boxwood and is made at the Holy Scete of Saint Demetrios in Mount Athos.
H: 5 cm.
W: 3 cm.
Saint George the Troopoephoros or Trophy holder is one of the most famous and beloved saints of Orthodoxy. He came from Cappadocia, martyred and beheaded in 303 AD. His name is related to many folk traditions and customs. Saint George is celebrated on April 23 or the following day after Easter.