Antique Virgin Russian Icon PendantThis original Russian Icon was made by bronze by hand and embellished with enamel and a layer of gold leaf. Icons tell a visual story and help the faithful pray and meditate. This Russian Icon has a 1000-year-old history and is often called “Traveler's Icon”. This Virgin medal is the left side piece out of three pieces of the original bronze Triptych Deisus traveling Bible. The Triptych Deisus originally had three pages from left to right; Virgin Mary, Jesus, and John The Baptist. Devoted individuals, soldiers and others would take them into battle or on their travels for protection. It is remarkable that this piece has survived throughout time. This one of a kind Russian Icon is set in a 14k Yellow Gold 4.21g, Diamond 2.0 tcw, and Rhodium sterling bezel.