Byzantine-style Orthodox body icon 'Saint George the Victorious'. An inscription in Russian on the reverse reads: "Святой Великомученик Георгий Победоносец моли бога о нас" (The Holy Great-martyr George the Victorious, pray for us). Laser cutwork jewelry techniques over textured 585 (14-karat) rose gold. Dimensions (with bail): 21mm (13/16 inch) in height by 11mm (7/16 inch) in width. It will befit a teen as much as a child.
The Holy Great-martyr George is intercessor for soldiers, boy scouts, farmers as well as of all men named George (Георгий, Юрий). He is a patron saint of Moscow, Russia. Commemorated: April 23/May 6.