The icon carved on a large piece of natural Baltic amber. stand molded amber.
Xenia lived in the XVIII century. Sorry, we have no information about her adolescence, birth and childhood. But the memory of the people preserved many details of her spiritual miracles and feats. People still seek the prayers of St. Xenia of Petersburg for help and intercession. And the crypt is her tomb in the chapel at Smolensk is an important spiritual sanctuary of St. Petersburg.
This place is always crowded and often draws crowds of pilgrims. The walls of the chapel are covered with notes of thanks or request for help to the Holy. The image of the blessed is not uncommon in the house of a believer. He is considered one of the most beloved Russian saints. It is said she "comforts all who asks her".