An exquisite silver Greek Orthodox icon of the St. Gerasimos
Saint Gerasimos of Kefalonia is the patron saint of the island of Kefalonia in Greece.
Gerasimos (1506–1579) was ordained a Monk at Mount Athos, went to Jerusalem for 12 years, spent some time in Crete and Zakynthos and in 1555 arrived on Kefalonia
He is believed by natives of Kefalonia to protect them and to also heal them of illness. Many natives of the island name their children after Saint Gerasimos as a tribute to the saint who protects them.
Made of 950o proof silver on a selected timber frame with the painted parts of the icon painted by hand. Exact reproduction of an antique Byzantine masterpiece.
The icon can be 24K gold plated upon request with a small extra charge.
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