Handmade carved icon depicting Saints Kosmas and Damian. Handmade on boxwood at the Holy Skete of Saint Demetrios in Mount Athos.
H: 6 cm.
W: 4 cm.
Saints Cosmas and Damian came from Asia. Their parents were an excellent model of Christian spouses. They offered treatment to patients without asking back for money. It is one of three pairs of saints with the same name. Saints Cosmas and Damian celebrate on July 1st and November 1st.