Icons of angels

Orthodox icons  of angels have a long tradition in the Christian iconography.

Icons of angels can be divided according to the celestial hierarchy. According to the orthodox icon Deisis, closest position to the divine armchair is (archangel) Michael and (archangel) Gabriel. In Christian icons is important also (archangel) Raphael.

Orthodox icons present angels. Very special are also Seraphs – angels full of love, which are close to Jesus Christ. Christian icons present them in blue colours..