St Dymphna of Gheel mini icon of the Irish saint egg tempera on irregular birch wood


Saint Dymphna a Saint, Irish in origin. The patron of those afflicted with mental and emotional illness -The byzantine icon is painted on an irregular piece of birchwood, with the traditional egg tempera technique. The background is gilded with copper gold something that will eventually add an antique patina to the painting

The name of the saint -- Saint Dymphna-- is written with egg tempera on her right and left side .

It measures 9x10 cm approx .The circular shape of the representation further enhances the theme. The painting is stamped on the back with our signature stamp: eka/eri

Additionally the round ornament 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.