Statue of Saint Dominic, 160 cm of fiberglass, handmade in Italy.
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Time of realization about 20/30 days
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Fiberglass statue, internally empty and very light. It is suitable to be carried during the processions. The manufacturing is entirely manual. When the two parts are linked, there is the finishing of the statue and it is perfectly smoothed, then the statue goes through the coloring section. The skilled decorators hand paint using particolar varnishes, conforming to the traditional iconography. The fiberglass is a plastic material, very resistant and humidity absorber which is used in many sectors: industry, furnitures, building of boats, airplanes, vehicles, garden swimmingpool etc.
Saint Dominic of Guzmàn, Dominican foundator, is commemorated on the 8th of August.
He was born in 1170 in Calaruega (the Old Castile). He was a regular Augustinian Canon in the Osma’s cathedral. In 1203, in the southern France, Dominic began his apostolate between the heretics and in 1206 he opened in Prouille a convent for coverted nuns.
His priests order is known as “preacher priests”. In 1216 the order was admitted and approved and in few years it spread in Europe.
He died in Bologna and was canonized in 1234.
He is illustrated with the clothing of his order, a white tunic with a black mantle. He has got a cross or a star on the head.
Statue of Saint Dominic, 160 cm of...