The icon is a rare type of the depiction of the Virgin without the Divine Infant in her hands.
The figure of Our Lady is completely hidden by a gilded silver dress; only her face bent to one side and crossed arms are opened.
The spiritual face conveys love and the Mother's anxiety, anticipating the suffering on the earth path of her beloved Son.
The icon is full of humanity and great moral strength.
The iconic image of Christ Pantocrator is considered one the first images of the Lord, appeared in the Early Christian Church. It is still a central icon of the Eastern Orthodox Church. The is a half-length image of Jesus Christ, holding the New Testament in His left hand, and making a blessing gesture with the right.
The riza (metal plating) on on the icon is covered with carved pattern of high relief: cartouches, acanthus leaves and stems, and the faces of angels peeping out.