Custom made icon miniature- Made to order hand painted mini Saint, egg tempera on wood catholic orthodox christian holy icon- religious painting

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This is an order for a custom made miniature with the Saint of your choice.- Small handpainted icons with the traditional byzantine technique. Mini religious art that are light and ORIGINAL and could escort their owner whenever he/she goes. A very personal and unique handmade gift.

The miniatures are painted with egg tempera in small gessoed wooden panels with an approx size of 8cm x 10 cm).

The miniatures are hand painted with the traditional egg tempera technique in gessoed wooden panels that are also made by us. The name of the Saint  would be written with red egg tempera on top with byzantine characters. Copper metal leaves (imitating gold) are added as a background. Shellac and resin varnish are added on top to seal the colors and produce a miniature icon that will last.

*Order Process

Please leave a message on purchase (or via the contact form) with the Saint you  choose.

It usually takes about two - three weeks to prepare the wooden panel, apply colours and varnishes and have them completely dried and ready.- Shipping may also last a while please view our policies for more: http://angelicon.indiemade.com/content/store-policies

 Pictures of the drawing phase and the completed icon will be send along the process.

<3 Gift Wrapping: The miniature is complemented with its handmade bag and little assortments from our shop- Ready to be given as a very personal unique gift