Saint Dorothea of Caesarea St. Dorothy Miniature, catholic gift, orthodox icon christian art


Saint Dorothea of Caesarea, Santa Dorotea/ St. Dorothy or even Dora; A saint that is always wonderfully pictured. Here, she is dressed in turqoise blue  holding  fruits in her lap

The almost oval icon measures approximately 18.5x9.5 cm and is painted in a slice of a -specially treated with gesso-birch wood branch. It comes with a simple beige string for hanging.

The name of the Saint (meaning "Gift of God" in Greek) -- I Aghia Dorothea -- is written with white egg tempera on the sides of her halo with byzantine characters. 

Metal leaves (imitating silver and gold) are added as a halo with a dotted outside lining. Resin varnish is added on top to seal the colors and produce a miniature icon that will last

<3 Gift Wrapping: The icon is complemented with a its handmade bag -and some little extras from our shop-, very suitable for gift wrapping.