Dormition of Theotokos Icon(SP)
Orthodox Icon of the Dormition (of the Most Holy Theotokos (SP).
Silver-plated icon of the Dormition of Theotokos on specific paper, with decoration.Silver-plated icons are made with the latest and very specific technique. The icon is a copy of a hand painted icon and the background is silver 958.
The Dormition or Falling Asleep of the Theotokos commemorates the death, resurrection, and glorification of Christ's mother. There are no relics of the Theotokos that have ever been mentioned throughout history. Christ, standing behind the Theotokos, is Christ. He holds in His left arm an infant in white, symbolizing the soul of the Theotokos reborn in her glory in heaven. On either side of the bier are the Apostles; On the right is St. Peter and on the right is St. Paul who stands at the foot of the bier.
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