BIR-54 Russian Oval Birch Wood Russian Box Eternal Bloom 2 3/4 Inch, For Rosary, Prayer Beads

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  • The three lilies in Mary's right hand symbolize the Trinity - This is one of the most beloved icons of the Theotokos in both Eastern and Western Christianity. It reveals to use the essence of our faith – in the Holy Trinity, Christ in His human form and his beloved Mother. Mary as the Theotokos birth giver of God she is also referred to as the Eternal Bloom. Christ is the perfect man, he is the perfect bloom.
  • Mary through her womb bore Christ – the first born Eternal One the Son of God - so is Mary eternal through Christ her Son.

2 3/4 inch x 1 3/4 inch wide x 1 3/8 inch tall - fits all rosary - rings anything small - "Birch" played a large part in daily life in old Russia. Birch (bark from the Birch tree) was used as insulation (between layers of clothes), icons (for traveling) and containers (it was said you could keep salted fish in a container for years - rinse it out and drink wine from it). As with most household items the birch boxes were decoratively carved with religious and folk motifs. If you traveled to Russia in Communist times you probably shopped for souvenirs at the "Berizovka" (Birch) shop.H-3" W-2" "Birch" played a large part in daily life in old Russia. Birch (bark from the Birch tree) was used as insulation (between layers of clothes), icons (for traveling) and containers (it was said you could keep salted fish in a container for years - rinse it out and drink wine from it). As with most household items the birch boxes were decoratively carved with religious and folk motifs. If you traveled to Russia in Communist times you probably shopped for souvenirs at the "Berizovka" (Birch) shop.