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Virgin Mary and Christ child, Eleusa Icon, 10 x 7 1/2 inches

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Virgin Mary and Christ child, Eleusa Icon, 10 x 7 1/2 inches

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Overview

  • Handmade item
  • Height: 10 Inches
  • Width: 7 1/2 Inches
  • Materials: wood panel, stucco, tempera, gold leaf, varnish
  • Favorited by: 25 people
  • Gift message available
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From Bulgaria
Returns and exchanges accepted
Exceptions may apply. See return policy

Description

*The icon measures 7 1/2" wide (19.5cm), 10" tall (25.5cm) and 1" deep (2.2cm)

*Painted on wood panel with tempera and gold foil gilded on stucco canvas. It is varnished with couple of layers to assure a long lasting image and to make it easy and safe to clean it from dust. The back is varnished with darker tone semi transparent varnish for a nice finish.

Mary holds the Christ-Child close accentuating the maternal relationship with her son. She is dressed in a cloak of the deepest red showing her humanity. The maphorion encircles her head. It has a precious golden border and decorations and is ornamented with three stars, one over the forehead and the shoulders-signs of her virginity.
Christ is a baby in size only for he is “the Word”. His face reflects the concern and the wisdom of God. His garments are gold depicting everlasting life, orange depicting revolution and over his shoulder is the clavium (scarf). Christ presses His face affectionately against his mother’s cheek and his arms encircle her neck in tenderness and consolation. It is as if they share together all that is to come.

Reviews

5 out of 5 stars
(148)
  • thomaswjt Sep 13, 2018
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Will Toney Jul 28, 2018
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Andy Jun 19, 2018
    5 out of 5 stars
    This icon was a custom order for the Badaliya and Peace Islands monthly interfaith prayer gathering at Saint Paul Roman Catholic Church, Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA, USA. Icons art was also commissioned by our parish to write five icons for the renovation of our Chapel of the Women Doctors of the Church. Those five icons were, St Hildegard von Bingen, St Catherine of Siena, St Theresa of Avila, St Therese of Lisieux, and Our Lady Seat of Wisdom. We are thrilled with all of these icons and recommend iconsart and Agnessa to any church or prayer group looking to commission a custom design icon for their worship space. Agnessa is very easy to work with and carefully collaborated with us on the final design of all of these icons. The best method is to send images of your design ideas, and she will work with you from there.
    This icon was a custom order for the Badaliya and Peace Islands monthly interfaith prayer gathering at Saint Paul Roman Catholic Church, Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA, USA. Icons art was also commissioned by our parish to write five icons for the renovation of our Chapel of the Women Doctors of the Church. Those five icons were, St Hildegard von Bingen, St Catherine of Siena, St Theresa of Avila, St Therese of Lisieux, and Our Lady Seat of Wisdom. We are thrilled with all of these icons and recommend iconsart and Agnessa to any church or prayer group looking to commission a custom...
    Saint Maryam, handpainted icon, 16 X 20 inches, CUSTOM RESERVED Icon
  • Shawn Riley Jun 19, 2018
    5 out of 5 stars
    Absolutely beautiful icon. I could not more highly recommend this artist if you are looking for an icon. She worked with us the whole way through, the icon was finished very quickly, and my daughter loved her confirmation gift. Thank you for helping us celebrate this holy event.
    Saint Genevieve, handpainted icon original, 8 by 6 inches - CUSTOM Reserved Item

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Returns & exchanges

I gladly accept returns and exchanges

Contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 30 days of delivery

I don't accept cancellations

But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

The following items can't be returned or exchanged

Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
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  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)

Returns and exchange details

If your icon was damaged while in transit, I take the responsibility to repair it at no extra cost, however the shipping expenses for sending it back to me are buyer's responsibility. You will not be charged extra for me sending the icon back to you.

Refunds will be issued in case the icon is returned in its original intact condition and only after you have contacted me prior to sending it back. All inquiries for refunds need be communicated with me not later than 7 days of receiving the item. After this period a sale is considered final. Shipping costs are non refundable.

Please do not send an icon back without notifying me first!

Shipping policies

The icons you are purchasing will be carefully packaged to assure they reach you in their original intact condition.

Your icon will be shipped with Bulgarian posts by registered air mail within 1- 2 days after a payment is received. If it is Friday, the item will ship on Monday. You will be provided the tracking number of your package for further reference.
After it leaves Bulgaria and enters your country you will be able to check the tracking number with your local posts or their online services. For the US it will be USPS.

If you have a custom order, please allow about 10 days from your order date until it is shipped. You will be informed promptly when the icon is shipped and the expected delivery times.

On the average shipping takes 5-12 working days for an order to reach countries within Europe, 10-25 working days to reach the US or Australia and 10-20 days to Canada.
Please contact me if you want an upgraded (faster) shipping option! An extra cost of $2 will be added to the Shipping charges for priority mail. It does not however speed up the deliveries significantly, maybe only 2 to 4 days faster than the average times.

Shipping costs include: Gift wrapping and packaging materials, actual postal costs calculated by the item weight and the extra costs for registered mail service.
The icons you are purchasing will be carefully packaged to assure they reach you in their original intact condition.

Your icon will be shipped with Bulgarian posts by registered air mail within 1- 2 days after a payment is received. If it is Friday, the item will ship on Monday. You will be provided the tracking number of your package for further reference.
After it leaves Bulgaria and enters your country you will be able to check the tracking number with your local posts or their online services. For the US it will be USPS.

If you have a custom order, please allow about 10 days from your order date until it is shipped. You will be informed promptly when the icon is shipped and the expected delivery times.

On the average shipping takes 5-12 working days for an order to reach countries within Europe, 10-25 working days to reach the US or Australia and 10-20 days to Canada.
Please contact me if you want an upgraded (faster) shipping option! An extra cost of $2 will be added to the Shipping charges for priority mail. It does not however speed up the deliveries significantly, maybe only 2 to 4 days faster than the average times.

Shipping costs include: Gift wrapping and packaging materials, actual postal costs calculated by the item weight and the extra costs for registered mail service.

Additional policies

Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions or a custom order inquiry.

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