St Melania the Roman Saint Melania the Younger- Melanie Malanka Christian Female Saints byzantine art



The Byzantine icon of an early Christian saint- Saint Melania, melanie celebrated a lot in eastern Europe and in Ukraine in malanka

The icon measures in  size 13cm x14cm approx

She is dressed in nuns robes a The icon of the venerated Saint  is painted in the byzantine style. The medium is egg tempera, a mixture of mineral powders egg and vinegar as according to the rules of the byzantine iconography. The icon is covered with copper gold that will interact with the environment and eventually add an antique patina to the icon and finally varnish to seal the colours.

The icon is prepared as a gift with its gift packaging and assorted with some little extras from our shop