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Icon of the Mother of God "Zhirovitskaya"

Icon of the Mother of God "Zhirovitskaya"

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Wooden Icon of the Mother of God "Zhirovitskaya"

The history of this image begins in 1470 with Her Wonderful Vision in Zhirovitsy, Grodno region. At the site of the appearance of the icon, a church was first built and then a monastery arose. The monks from this monastery rebelled against the union and Latinism. defended the Orthodox Faith. In 1609, the monastery was nevertheless captured by the Uniates and remained in their hands until 1839. All this time, the Zhirovitsk Icon of the Mother of God was revered by both Uniates and Catholics. In 1839, the monastery was returned to the Orthodox and became the first place for the restoration of Orthodox worship in the western region.

The icon is made by printing on a wooden board. Paints are mineral, do not fade with time. The thickness of the board is 2 cm. The board is covered with soil by hand. The image is covered with wax. Each icon has a metal mount on the back side so that you can hang the icon on the wall.

Our icons are made by Orthodox craftsmen. You can read more about the technology here:

We hope it will be a good gift for you and your loved ones.

The products on our site are not intended to denigrate any religion, ethnic group, club, organization, company, individual, or anyone or anything. The icon is not an object for the fulfillment of desires or healing.

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