Saint Peter the Apostle - Athonite
Saint Peter the Apostle - Athonite
Saint Peter the Apostle - Athonite
Saint Peter the Apostle - Athonite
Saint Peter the Apostle - Athonite
Saint Peter the Apostle - Athonite
Saint Peter the Apostle - Athonite

Saint Peter the Apostle

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Explore icons of the Holy Apostle Paul and the Holy Apostles Peter & Paul together

The Story Behind This Icon:

Saint Peter was from Bethsaida of Galilee. His name was Simon before Christ renamed him as Peter and he was also the brother of the Apostle Andrew. Peter was one of the very first disciples of Christ, and was with him until the end when he denied Christ three times (as was prophesied by Jesus himself). He repented and asked for forgiveness from the Lord, which was granted. After the disciples traveled to preach the word of God, Peter went to parts of Asia, as well as Antioch, before finally being crucified upside down by Nero in Rome.

Saint Peter’s feast day is celebrated on the same day as Saint Paul’s on June 29, as well as on June 30 with all the other Apostles.

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This icon is made of solid, natural limewood (Tilia) that has been prepared by hand using traditional methods and organic materials. The background is comprised of 22 Karat gold leaves that were meticulously applied by hand, piece by piece.

All of our icons are reproduced according to museum print standards and are authentic replicas of Holy Icons from Mount Athos and elsewhere.

Learn more about how our Holy Icons are made here.

From the moment you first hold your Holy Icon, you will see the exquisite details that bear truth to the meticulous preparation and creation of the image, as well as feel the depth and weight of the solid wood upon which it is portrayed. One of our larger icon dimensions (11.8" x 15.7"/30 x 40 cm) weighs more than 5 pounds! 

Because we value quality even in the details, your Holy Icon will be shipped in luxury packaging and can be presented as a gift for a friend or family member.

We are proud to offer the highest quality products! However, if you are not satisfied with your purchase, you may return it for an exchange or refund, free of charge! We offer free return shipping for all orders, so long as: 
a) Item(s) are been purchased in the last 30 days.
b) Item(s) are returned with their original blue box and/or packaging.
c) Both the packaging and item(s) are in their original condition.

You can read our full Refund & Return Policy here.

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