Nino Equal-to-the-Apostles Orthodox Christian Church of Stillwater, OK is honored to host the 700 year old Miracle-Working- Kursk-Root-Icon of the Birthgiver of God..
This ancient Christian relic will arrive in Stillwater and will be available for public viewing starting at “The Kursk Root Icon of the Mother of God of the Sign dates from the 13th century, and is one of the most ancient icons of the Russian Church.” said Toma Mallett, St Nino’s choir director.
During the dark days of the Bolshevik revolution, in 1918, the icon was stolen but then recovered in miraculous fashion.
However it is likely to have been produced sometime in the 17th or 18th century.
The ring is quite substantial, and the design of the ring and the detailed metal work evidenced in the bezel and bands is very elaborate!
There is however some very light wear to the sides of the band toward the back of the textured pattern, The Tatars of the Crimean Black Sea Region are one of the ethnic sub-populations of Russia (present-day Ukraine). D.) the vast lands of South Russia were home to various Proto-Indo-European tribes such as the Scyt In any event, this elaborate piece of late Byzantine or early Renaissance jewelry is in an excellent state of preservation, with no cracks or other damage to impair its integrity.
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