Hand painted icon of Virgin Mary of Kazan made in Mount Athos, on natural wood with two braids on its back side. Polished with gold 22K and a wreath. The icon is delivered in a luxurious box with a velvet coating.
Dimensions: 20 x 25 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.