Incense from the Holy Monastery of Gregoriou in Mount Athos
This incense is the handiwork of the monks of the Holy Monastery of Gregoriou in Mount Athos, Greece.
The monks have crafted a variety of traditional incense fragrances, using high quality elements.
Made with pure high quality frankincense, magnesium powder and fragrance.
Choose between small packs 1.7 oz. (50 g), medium packs 7 oz. (200 g), or select the Assortment Pack that contains twelve fragrances, each 0.88 oz (25 grams).
About the Holy Monastery of Gregoriou in Mount Athos, Greece: Also known as Gregoriou Monastery, the Monastery is built high on a rock and by the sea, on the southeastern side of the Mount Athos peninsula. It was founded in the 14th century by Saint Gregory the Hesychast who dedicated the main church to Saint Nicholas. The second protector of the Monastery is Saint Gregory and the third protector is Saint Anastasia of Rome, known for performing myriad of miracles and whose relics are kept in the Monastery. In its history, Gregoriou Monastery burned down twice (once in the 15thcentury and then in the 18th century). Both times, it was successfully reconstructed without losing its treasureswhich now consist of, among other items, 4,000 printed books, 279 manuscripts, and parchments from the unique manuscript of Hermas belonging to the apocryphal books of the Gospel.
Knitted Cross on Rope
Handmade by monks in Mount Athos, this waxed thread knitted cross with a center bead is long enough to be worn as a necklace or hung from a car rearview mirror.
This cross makes the perfect small gift for multiple occasions and is suitable for women, men and young adults!
Choose between two color and two cord sizes.
The dimensions of the cross and rope may slightly vary as this is a handmade product. No two items are exactly identical.
Medium cord size: 11.2”
Large cord size: 13”
Cross size: 1.3” x 0.8” x 0.2”
This knitted cross was meticulously handcrafted by monks in Mount Athos. While crafting each cross, the monks are simultaneously engaged in prayer and concentration, making these items a true blessing! With the purchase of this item you are also supporting the monastic communities of Mount Athos, Greece.
Not recommended for children.
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These traditional circular hand carved Prosphora Bread Stamps are the handiwork of the monks of Katounakia and Kavsokalyvia in Mount Athos, Greece.
Hand carved from wild grown poplar wood.
Due to the handmade nature of this product, there may be slight variations in color and/or craftsmanship, making each item unique.
Small: 5.1" (15 cm)
Medium: 6.7" (17 cm)
Large: 7.5" (19 cm)
Wooden Cross Pendant
Small cross made of pine wood on a black cord. The open-end cord allows you to adjust the length of the pendant.
Cross size: 0.8" x 1.3" x 0.1" (2 x 3.3 x 0.4 cm)
Cord size: 28" (71 cm)
Dimensions my slightly vary.
While crafting each piece, the monks are simultaneously engaged in prayer and concentration, making these items a true blessing! With the purchase of this item, you are also supporting the monastic communities of Mount Athos, Greece.