Is It Easy, Embroidering Heaven?. Photogallery
What inspires the sisters in this work? The thought that these things are a reflection of other-worldly, spiritual beauty.
“I am the vine (Ambelos), you are the branches. He who abides in me and I in him, bears much fruit.” John 15:5. With the icon of Christ placed at the very centre and top of the vine, we are reminded of His words directed to the Apostles who are shown amongst the branches of this iconic representation of the Lord's teac
Inspired by one of the many exquisite stoles in the treasury of the Iviron Monastery on Mt Athos, we present an intricate design which features coloured stones and metallic embroidery, including icons of the Annunciation, Sts. Peter and Paul and Sts. John Chrysostom and Basil the Great. The epigonaation with an icon of