Russian art molding begins its history in Byzantian orthodox temples. Traditions of church utensils’ molding originated exactly there, to best of them follow masters nowadays. Skillfully cast icon lamps, coronas lucis, church chandeliers, candlesticks decorate Russian orthodox temples.
And all that began with the most ancient subject of orthodox church utensils – an icon lamp. The simplest form of an icon lamp gradually became more and more refined. They were cast, in spite of a round and ship form, in the form of palm leaves, pigeons, the Holy Lambs. The very beginning of the history of coronas lucis and church chandeliers, by the method of art molding, began with an icon lamp. Foundry masterfullness was improved, there were more and more difficult forms, multilevel church lamps, filigree work with an ornament.
Today, when the orthodox church revives in all its glory, coronas lucis and church chandeliers, icon lamps and candlesticks of extraordinary delicate work of masters of art molding shine in temples, giving atmosphere of solemnity and holiday to the church service. The foundry workshop "Pacification" offers a wide choice of church utensils: protection of sanctuary platform, coronas lucis, church chandeliers, seven-branched candlestick, floor standing candlesticks , wall church lamps. Our foundry has been already engaged in production of church utensils made by the method of art molding for many years. The great skills, professionalism of our masters were highly appreciated by priors of many orthodox temples in Russia, and their parishioners sincerely admire beauty of execution of church lamps and other subjects of church utensils. Wide experience of art molding allows our founders to make qualitatively the most difficult products and in acceptable time limits.
It’s not a secret, that the whole church life is subordinated to the most ancient traditions. And subjects of a church life have as a rule traditional execution. Experts of foundry combine traditions of molding with modern technologies successfully. We use various methods of decorative chemical processing of a metal surface: patination, galvanical gold-plating and silver-plating, therefore our products are famous for variety of color scale.
An important direction of work of the foundry "Pacification" is molding of bells. It is impossible to imagine Russian church without a bell ringing/peal. Small and big, one or the whole ensemble, they have always rung for Russian people, announcing good messages or appeal for grief. Molding of bells has been considered as a very difficult but fine craft for a long time. Master founders has left an everlasting memory about themselves.
The foundry "Pacification" casts church bells of different sizes and timbres. Belfries for temples - bells, matching by sounding are cast on a by-order basis. Our bells will be the main ornament of any temple!
Our foundry is proud, that it makes the contribution to revival and enhancement of values of orthodox church! We make church quality utensils of magnificent beauty ourselves, instead of simply to sell it. The best traditions of Russian molding in the combination with the use of modern technologies and professionalism of our masters give any our product great art value!