Orthodox nickel plated chalice from Mount Athos, set of 5 pieces.
The set includes Holy Glass, Holy Disk, Asterisk, Spear and Tweezers.
Dimensions: Height: 32.00cm.
According to the Orthodox Christian Church, the Holy Chalice consists of the Holy Glass and the Holy Disk which receive the Holy Gifts, the Blood and Body of our Lord Jesus Christ. The Tweezers is the liturgical vessel in the form of a spoon used for the distribution of the Holy Gifts in Holy Communion. The Asterisk is placed on the Holy Disk and symbolizes the Star of Bethlehem. The Spear is a small knife with which the priest cuts the Holy Bread and symbolizes the spear with which the right side of Jesus Christ was pierced.