Icon of the Exaltation of the Life-Giving Cross of the Lord

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A painted icon of the Exaltation of the Most Honorable and Life-Giving Cross of the Lord. This icon shows the miraculous uncovering of the Cross of Jesus Christ, which happened in Jerusalem in 325. Feast day September 27.

The inscription on the icon can be made in any language.

Materials

This icon is painted using the following materials:

  • Tempera paints
  • Lime, pine, or alder board
  • Gesso
  • Colored wax
  • Gold leaf
  • Linseed oil
  • Hide glue
  • Varnishes (mordant, kauri gum, acryl-styrolic)

Size

This icon of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross is available in several sizes:

  • 30×41 cm
  • 40×52 cm

Decorations

This icon has a hand-carved rectangular central panel. The margins, the background, and the halos are covered with gold leaf.

It can be additionally adorned with wrought silver, a metal or a textile oklad, precious and semiprecious gemstones. We recommend putting this icon into an opening or a non-opening icon case.

Price & Deadlines

The final price of the icon and the time it will take to paint it depend on its size and the complexity of its decoration. Once this icon is painted, it will be consecrated in St Elisabeth Convent.

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