Portable Frescoes — Saint Gregory of Sinai Monastery
Saint Gregory of Sinai Monastery is an Eastern Orthodox men's community. The Monastery Icon Workshop specializes in egg tempera panel icons, fresco painting, and mosaics.
IMP-03-01-84 St Basil the Great
Select from both options (paints and size) to see the price of the icon. A painted icon of Saint Basil the Great. Commemorated on January 14 (January 1 O.S.). Materials This icon is painted using the following materials: Acrylic or tempera paints Lime, pine, or alder board Gesso Colored wax Gold leaf Linseed oil Hide glue Varnishes (mordant, kauri gum, acryl-styrolic) Size This icon of Saint Basil is available in the following sizes: 14.5×19.5 cm 16.5×21.5 cm 19×25 cm 23.5×31 cm 27×35 cm…
The Tradition of the Vasilopita (with Recipe)
From the DOWAMA St. Raphael Clergy Brotherhood: The tradition of baking and cutting a special "pita" (which can mean a loaf of bread, a cake, or even a pie) each year on January 1st is observed in honor of our holy father Basil the Great, archbishop of Caesarea in Cappodocia-- hence its name "Vasilopita" meaning "St.