WATER GILDED HANDMADE ICONS

The painting of icons and the use of water gilding to decorate religious icons are ancient art forms that have adhered to strict rules passed down the centuries without interruption. Through the systematic study of art history and iconography, ARTIS has managed to decode all of these techniques that through the centuries practitioners have applied in creating their masterpieces. Seeking to attain flawless results that uniquely highlight the spirituality expressed in each composition, and which grant our products an appearance on par with authentic works of the Byzantine period. ARTIS offers a selection of Gilded Hand-Painted Icons ornamented using a variety of techniques such as embossing, raised halos, pearl inlays, precious stones, etc.