In front the golden leaves and colors are covered with protective varnish. It preserves colors to stay fresh. The back of the wooden panel is covered with dark-colored varnish. Panels are entirely natural wood.All materials used to prepare the wood for iconography are natural as well. The icon is delivered in a cardboard box. The inscription could be in english. The icon could be the perfect gift for everyday or any special occasion such as marriage, birthdays, holidays and home decoration. Please, note that all icons from my listings are made to order. You can order your icon with the following dimensions. 32/40cm/ 12.6-15.7 inch - 420$. 29 x 42cm / 11.7 x 16.5 inch price - 400$. 24x30cm /9.5-11.8 inch - 260$. 21 x 29cm / 8.27 x 11.7 inch price - 250$. Please, contact me if you have any problem with your order. I would love to hear from you.