Material: Beech, copper
Technique: electroplating, blackening, molding.
Boris and Gleb — first Russian saints, canonized by the Russian and the Constantinople Church in the face of the martyrs - martyrs. To be considered as patrons of the Russian land and heavenly patron of the princes. They pray for the reconciliation of the warring sides, they are the protectors of purity and chastity. Holy brethren, according to the iconographic canons depicted on the icon of the two of us, dressed in princely clothes, on horseback. The tradition of horse image was inspired by the iconography of St. George. In their hands they hold spears, which emphasizes their intercessory and military role of the cult of these saints. Relief figures of the princes entered in a mountain landscape, the frame round the icons of candy decorated with ornament. Icon made by electroforming copper on a beechen Board.