Statue of the Virgin of Loreto of resin, 30 cm, 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 legend of the Virgin of Loreto hails from 1291 in Nazareth, where there was the Holy House. The Muslims expelled the Christians from Jerusalem and a group of Angels brought the house to Loreto.
For this reason the Virgin of Loreto is venerated as the patron of the flyers.
It is a legend, but some bricks of the building were brought to Loreto from Nazareth.
A peculiarity of the Virgin of Loreto is her and her son black skin, with the crowns and a clothing that envelops them.
The Loreto’s Shrine was built in 1469 and definitively completed in 1587. It is one of the most important places of pilgrimage in Italy.
Statue of the Virgin of Loreto of...