Saint Catherine of the Wheel - Saint Aikaterina traditional byzantine icon name day gift painted by hand eggtempera on wood

€75.00

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Saint Catherine the bride of Christ painted with eggtempera in a piece of pywood. The Saint is dressed like a princes with ornated clothes, wearing a crown, holding the instruments of her torture (a wheel), symbols of her education, the Cross and a palmleaf

The icon measures15x20 cm and comes with a hanger on the back. The name of the Saint is written on the left and right side of her halo in byzantine Greek characters. 

Each of our icons is painted according to the rules of the old byzantine art of hagiography or else holy iconography. In this technique we are using the traditional egg tempera a mixture of egg and vinegar as a medium for the dry pigments. Colors are fixed with organic and resin varnish

Gift wrapping: The icon comes in gift packaging  with some extras from our shop; Perfect for a very personal gift