Gilded - gold ornamented (chrysokondylia). Decorated with rhinestones and synthetic stones in a frame with glass. Handiwork by the fathers of the Holy Cell Nativity of Christ on Mount Athos.
Dimensions: 38 x 49 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.