Hand painted icon of Virgin Mary of Sorrows made in Mount Athos, on natural wood with two braids on its back side. Polished with gold of 22Κ and a wreath.
Dimensions: 20 x 25 cm.
The miraculous icon of the Virgin Mary of the Seven Swords , four on the left and three on the right, relates to the prophecy of Saint Simeon the God-receiver, which is recorded by Evangelist Luke. The prophecy refers to the pain that Virgin Mary would have experienced at the time of her separation from her beloved Son, when he was crucified in front of her eyes. Μore about Virgin Mary of Sorrows.