St. Panteleimon Russian Orthodox Church

Our expert craftsmen used their exterior gilding skills on five domes for the church.

BUILDING FACTS

Location: Hartford, CT
Built:1972
Original Architect: Designed by Fr. Dimitri Alexandrow with architectural firm Austin & Mead
Style: Russian Byzantine Revival

SCOPE

st panteleimon onion dome

The five onion domes atop Saint Panteleimon Church were stripped, primed, and gilded using 23.75 karat gold leaf. The gold leaf, light as a feather, is the most durable of gilding material available so long as the proper process and techniques are applied.