The treasury of the Athonite monastery of Iviron contains some of the finest examples of embroidered stoles from the workshops of Crete.
One such stole with icons of the twelve apostles inspired this resplendent design.
The cuffs feature delicately hand embroidered icons of the Annunciation, the belt a six winged angel, the epigonation, The Mother of God Enthroned, and on the back of the felonion the, Image Made Without Hands.
A sakkos with icons of the Major Feasts is combined with the HILANDAR border.
The entire design is decorated with a stylised grape vine and Byzantine crosses.
IVIRON 2 sets can be made in any colour on pure silk fabric.
It is also available with the Athonite or Russian high back yoke.
As with all our made to measure vestments, you can add any of the hand embroidered icons seen on our website to the various pieces of vesture.
If you do not see it on the website, please email us photographs of any specially requested icons you may wish to include.
We hand embroider all our icons, so everything is possible.