Virgin of Kazan Pendant, Russia

Virgin of Kazan Pendant, Russia Virgin of Kazan Pendant, Russia

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Engraved Sterling Silver-Gold Plated 22K Pendant

Russian craftsmanship at
its best! The icon of Our Lady of Kazan is intricately engraved in sterling
silver, generously highlighted with gold plating. Slavonic prayer to the Virgin
engraved on the back. 1 1/2″ long,

 

Our
Lady of Kazan, also called Theotokos of Kazan (Russian: Казанская Богоматерь),
was a holy icon of the highest stature within the Russian Orthodox Church,
representing the Virgin Mary as the protector and patron of the city of Kazan.
Copies of the image are also venerated in the Catholic Church. It was
considered a palladium of Russia for centuries, until its theft and likely
destruction in 1904. Two major Kazan Cathedrals, in Moscow and in St.
Petersburg, are consecrated to Our Lady of Kazan, as are numerous churches
throughout the land. Her feast days are July 21 and November 4 (which is also
the Day of National Unity).

Ancient
and venerated copies have been displayed at the Kazan Cathedral of Moscow, at
Yaroslavl, and at St. Petersburg.

 

Shown in Actual Size, Silver 925, Gilding 999

Comes with a 20″ gold-filled chain included, giftboxed. Made in Russia. Read more

 

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