Statue of Helper virgin, of resin, cm. 25, handmade in Italy.
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Time of realization about 20/30 days
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Full resin statue, printed and hand perfected by skilled artisans, who delete the imperfections. When the statue is perfectly smoothed it is carried to the coloring section, where it is hand painted with indelible varnishes, according to the classical iconography. The resini s a plastic material, which is solid thanks to hardener substances. It is resistant to the atmospheric agents. The difference with the fiberglass is that it does not contain the fiber.
The Helper Virgin’s cult hails from 1571, the age of the Victory of Lepanto of the Christians against the Muslims and from 1683 victory in Vienna. Saint John Bosco spread her veneration, giving the Virgin the “Helper” appellation.
Saint Mary Dominic Mazzarello founded the Helper Virgin’s Daughters religious congregation.
Pope Pio VII, after his liberation from the Napoleonic imprisonment, established on 24 of May her commemoration.
In Turin there is a shrine for the Virgin, thanks to John Bosco, who asked its building.
In the classical iconography the Virgin is illustrated with the Baby, the scepter and the crown, the red and blue clothing.
Statue of Helper virgin, of resin,...