Antique Russian Icon PendantThis Russian Icon has it's original enamel. Overtime the owner put a layer of gold leaf, but it's fading off. Icons tell a visual story and help the faithful pray and meditate. This Russian Icon has a 1000-year-old history and is often called “Traveler's Icon”. This Mary medal is a piece out of the original bronze travelers bible. Devoted individuals, soldiers and others would take them into battle or on their travels for protection. It is remarkable that this piece has survived throughout time. This Russian Icon is set in a 14k Yellow Gold 4.21g, Diamond 2.0 tcw, and Rhodium sterling bezel. It can be clipped onto any necklace (bale has a 4mm opening).