This medium-sized icon is a stunning testament to the rich tradition of Orthodox artistry, crafted with intricate details and vibrant colors. Whether displayed in a sacred space or cherished as a personal devotional object, this medium-sized icon serves as a timeless symbol of faith and devotion, inviting contemplation and reverence for generations to come.
5.25x4.5" Mounted on thin wood- Made in Russia
Virgin of Tikhvinskaya Icon 5.25x4.5"
The Virgin of Tikhvinskaya, also known as the Tikhvin Icon of the Mother of God, is a revered icon in Russian Orthodox Christian tradition. This sacred image is believed to have originated in the 14th century and is associated with numerous miracles and blessings. The icon depicts the Virgin Mary holding the Christ Child with tenderness and compassion. Throughout history, the Tikhvin Icon has been venerated as a protector and healer, particularly in times of illness and distress. It is said to have miraculously appeared and disappeared several times, each time bringing hope and consolation to the faithful. Pilgrimages to the Tikhvin Monastery in Russia, where the icon is housed, are made by believers seeking the intercession and blessings of the Virgin of Tikhvinskaya. Her presence continues to inspire deep devotion and reverence among Orthodox Christians around the world.