Byzantine Icon of St. Philomena Traditional Religious Icons Miniature Prayer corner Confirmation gift


Philomena pictured with roses in her hair, holding the symbols of her martyrdom. The saint is payed in a handcrafted wrapped piece of wood that measure 5x12 cm

The name of the Saint -- Saint Philomena -- is hand painted on her side in Greek, with byzantine characters. Copper gold is added on the background something that will eventually give an antique patina to the painting. Shellac and resin varnish are added on top to seal the colors and produce an icon that will last

Finally the icon comes tenderly protected in its individual handmade felt bag, together with some instructions how to care for it, a little sachet of herbs from our garden in Crete -and our typical icon favors - Perfect for a personal gift.