St Matrona of Chios- Saint Matrona Chiopolitis Greek orthodox icon- egg tempera on wood by angelicon

€48.00

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Saint Matrona of Chios a venerated orthodox Saint. Her beautiful Monastery is built in 1470 by the noble Roidis (source discoverchios.com) near the village of Mesa Dιdyma in the island of Chios. Her memory is commemorated with a big feast in October 20th.

Her icon measures in size 13x15 cm or 5.1 x 5.9 inches

Each of our icons is drawn according to the rules of the old byzantine art of hagiography. In this icon a special mixture of resin was used for the final layer- the same one used for centuries in byzantine iconography (keronefto) After painting, the icon is varnished (with a natural resin varnish) and then we leave it dry for a few days.

<3 Gift Wrapping: The icon is complemented with an organza bag/ tulle sachet (decorated with a handmade crocheted ornament) suitable for gift wrapping.