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This gold body icon embraces a miniature composition called "Our Lady of Iveron" and inscription in Russian on the reverse: "Икона Божьей Матери "Иверская". Пресвятая Богородица Спаси Нас" (“Our Lady of Iveron. The Most-holy Theotokos Save Us”). Dimensions: 27mm (1 1/16 inch) high x 14mm (9/16 inch) wide. It will befit a woman as much as a child. Laser and diamond cutwork jewelry techniques over matte 585 rose gold. Made in Kostroma, Russia.
All historical icons are timeless landmarks. "The Iveron Icon of the Mother of God" is one of three Most-holy Theotokos icons painted on wood by the Evangelist Luke himself. This composition is commemorative of the pain and suffering of Mary as the Mother of God. From time immemorial the Church has celebrated the Most-Holy Theotokos as the patroness and protectress of the Christians, who by her intercessory prayers, implores God's mercy for us sinners. The help of the Most-holy Mother of God has been clearly shown numerous times, to individuals and to nations, in peace and war, in monastic deserts and in densely populated cities. "Our Lady of Iveron" icon is popular among Russian and Georgian Orthodox Christians since 17 century when this wonder-working Icon reached Russia through pilgrims who had visited Greece.
The festal day of the Icon is October 13/26.
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