Wood Carved Icon - Saint Demetrios
Saint Demetrios of Thessaloniki
After the growth of his veneration as saint, the city of Thessaloniki suffered repeated attacks and sieges and Demetrios was credited with many miraculous interventions to defend the city. He came to be regarded as an important military martyr. A protection saint and one that would make a wonderful gift for any home.
These icons are handmade in a Byzantine workshop in Greece skilled iconographers, using gold leafing and techniques handed down from generations. Seal on back of each pieces.
Icon measurements: about 7" tall and 3 1/4 " wide
Made in Greece