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Wyatt

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Where is a good place to find Icons to buy online? I checked Amazon but they do not seem to have anything. They have books on Icons and such as that but no actual Icons to purchase. I already have an Icon of Christ in my room but am wanting to greatly expand so that I have either an entire wall or an entire portion of my wall devoted entirely to Icons for the purpose of devotions. Any information would be greatly appreciated.  :)
 

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Wyatt,

Try asking on ByzCath.  There are Eastern Catholic sources where you can obtain icons of Thomas Aquinas, Francis of Assisi, the Little Flower, Padre Pio, etc.....
 

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Ok, thanks, but I would also be interested in Icons of pre-schism Saints too.
 

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Google "Orthodox monastery icon $"

It should give you a good list of monasteries to buy icons from.

Of course the monasteries could be on Amazon selling them, but it may be a bit "warmer" to actually know & see the sites of the monasteries you are purchasing them from.

Also many Orthodox churches will have an online store, and churches often purchase from the monasteries. 
 

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Wyatt said:
Where is a good place to find Icons to buy online? I checked Amazon but they do not seem to have anything. They have books on Icons and such as that but no actual Icons to purchase. I already have an Icon of Christ in my room but am wanting to greatly expand so that I have either an entire wall or an entire portion of my wall devoted entirely to Icons for the purpose of devotions. Any information would be greatly appreciated.  :)
You can type Sofrino Icons in google for sites that sell the inexpensive, consecrated, icon reproductions from the artistic and industrial enterprise of the Russian Orthodox Chuch Sofrino. For example:
http://www.alexandraint.net/categories/Icons/
http://kypola.org/shop.php3
http://russian-crafts.com/russian-saints-icons.html

For information about Sofrino see:
www.sofrino.ru/  using google to translate the site
 

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The icons now being produced on silk are exquisite and you would indeed think you are handling a genuine icon.

I see that one of the stores has these available at $300.  But you can purchase them from two North American outlets and more cheaply.

Hermitage of the Holy Cross
http://www.holycross-hermitage.com/kiosk.html

under the brand name "Russian Masterwork Icons"

Orthodox Incense
http://orthodoxincense.com/icons.html

Both are reliable suppliers.
 
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