Saint Luke the Doctor – Sandblasting Gold Printing – Mount Athos

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Sandblasting gold printing with Saint Luke the Doctor, a beautiful icon that can decorate your space always having the Saints by your side.

Origin: Mount Athos

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Gold Blasting with Saint Luke the Doctor

Saint Luke, canonized in May 1996 by the Russian Orthodox Church, was a Russian high priest and professor-surgeon.

Archbishop Luke was born on April 27, 1877 in Kerch, in the eastern extreme part of Crimea. id=”cite_ref-4″ class=”reference”> From an early age he showed interest in his suffering fellow human beings. That is why he chose to study medicine, the practice of which he saw as a field of social contribution. He married nurse Anna Vasilievna, with whom he had 4 children, but at the age of 38 he lost his wife to tuberculosis. She did not remarry and visited her grave frequently.

He worked tirelessly, deeply committed to his dream: to save more and more lives, relieving man from pain and evil. In this effort, he often reached overwork, but he did not give up, since he drew strength through his long prayer and prayer for Christ.

St. Luke as a physician published forty scientific works. A classic work of his, published in 1934, is the book “Essays on the Surgery of Pyogenic Infections” which laid the foundation for an entire medical specialty and his work continues to be used in medicine to this day. In 1946 he was awarded the Stalin Prize, Russia’s top distinction for all his scientific publications. He abstained from the award ceremony (a reaction unthinkable at the time) by donating the Stalin Prize money to the poor.

St. Luke was a faithful Christian. He did not miss mass and watched all the pannychides and matins, on Saturdays, Sundays and the days of Orthodox feasts. In the operating room he always had the icon of the Virgin Mary, in front of which he prayed for a few minutes before each operation. Then, with a cotton swab soaked in iodine, he made the sign of the cross on the patient’s body, where the incision would be made. Only after that did he solemnly say “the scalpel.”

Sandblasted Gold Printing: Features

In the icon with the representation of St. Luke the Doctor, the hagiographer monk used the technique of gold printing creating a work of unique beauty. Gold-stamping is a kind of hot-stamping technique. Hot-stamping is the method by which very thin metal foil is glued on surfaces such as wood, leather, cardboard, plastic by pressing a heated embossed plate (plate) on our surface. Around the image you also use the technique of sandblasting, it is the technical treatment that achieves the corrosion of part or all of a surface by pouring sand under pressure.

Origin: Mount Athos

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