Saint Jacob Greek Orthodox Icon
High quality Orthodox icon from a U.S. Orthodox monastery. These icon reproductions are prepared in the traditional Orthodox style: a fine detailed image is imported from Greece and mounted on solid wood. As icons are considered to be the Gospel in image, these images are accurate and true Orthodox renderings, not second-hand interpretations. The mounted image is covered with shellac to provide the luster of a traditional byzantine icon. The icon is then covered with multiple layers of varnish to coat the image with a protective layer that shields the colors from fading and protects from humidity. The icon is blessed by the nuns before being shipped. As it is a true Orthodox image and is blessed, the icon does not need to be brought to a priest to be blessed on the altar: it arrives ready to be venerated. PLEASE ALLOW UP TO 2-3 WEEKS FOR ORDER PROCESSING: these icons are made-to-order by nuns who work around their prayer service schedule. A sample of the finished mounted icon is shown in the additional photo.