Virgin Mary Keeper of the Gate

Portaitissa of Mt. Athos

From €112,00

Silk Screen Technique with Recessed Gilding Effect Background


This icon is made of wood and the background is handcrafted using Gold Foil with Gilding Effect. The theme is reproduced directly on the canvas, using high end equipment, according to Silk Screen Technique. It is delivered properly and securely packaged. If this is a Special Gift, you can optionally upgrade to a Luxury Icon Case by selecting Premium Gift Wrap at the Cart page. Every icon is crafted after your order and you will receive the courier tracking number once it is ready to ship.

The story behind this Icon

An authentic Mount Athos theme by the holy fathers of Saint Gregory (Grigoriou) Monastery. This icon is an exact replica of the original artwork, with respect to the Byzantine tradition & style.

Patron of All Christians

Feast Day is 2 days after Easter Sunday

Crafting & Delivery

Preparation period of this artwork is 4-9 days.

We deliver worldwide with FedEx & DHL Express.

Luxury Case (included with each icon)

Customer Reviews

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Even though I have yet to see how the pers...

Even though I have yet to see how the person I am gifting this icon to will react, when I handed it to our priest to bless it, every word he said was nothing but praise for the beauty and the construction of the icon. My feelings are the same. May the Holy Virgin, the Theotokos, intercede for you too, Alex!

Silk Screen Icons with Gilding Effect

Find below the procedure of crafting our Silk Screen Icons on Natural Recessed Wood and a Gold Foil background with Gilding Effect.

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Silk Screen Technique

These icons are reproduced according to the Traditional Silk Screen Technique.

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Gold Foil with Gilding Effect on Natural Wood

Once the natural wood panel is cut to the desired dimensions, our crafters carefully apply the Gold Foil with Gilding Effect on the prepared surface.

A mounting point and a stand are placed at the back of the icon, along with the Certificate of Authenticity and Quality. Each of our icons bears the studio's unique title and logo.

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Theme application & final details

Once the gold foil with Gilding Effect are applied, the Silk Screen technique is implemented. The theme is directly applied on the prepared surface and our crafters finish the artwork.

The icon goes through quality inspection and then is placed into a case. Finally it is carefully wrapped into our Protection Packaging and is ready to ship! The whole crafting and preparation procedure takes about 4-9 business days from the moment you place your order.

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Luxury Case & Express Delivery (optional)

We deliver our icons Worldwide. Optionally you can upgrade your shipping to Express for a faster delivery (DHL and FedEx Express). Also at the Cart page you can select Premium Gift Wrapping and upgrade to a Luxury Icon Case.

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Explore our collections and select Premium Byzantine Icons, for yourself and your loved ones. Crafted with love in Greece and delivered Gift Ready all over the World!

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