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BETHLEHEM Wall Hanging Olive Wood

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A wall hanging which is carved from Olivewood (see below for information on olive wood). This one has the word BETHLEHEM carved in it and has Jesus and Mary on the right hand side under a palm tree. It comes with a gold coloured chain for hanging on the wall and is approximately 14 cm x 6 cm. (6" x 2.5").

See other listings for other designs shown in the picture of 3. In both Judaism and Christianity an olive branch is a sign of peace. In Genesis it tells how a dove was released by Noah after the Great Flood in order to find land. The dove came back carrying an olive branch in its beak telling Noah that the Great Flood had receded and there was land once again for mankind. --

"The wood from the Tree of Life those who grasp it will experience eternal Happiness..." Proverbs 3:18

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Olive trees are evergreen trees indigenous to the Holy Land and are treasured because the oil from their fruit has been used for religious rites since biblical times. The olive wood used in these beautiful products is of the highest quality and is distinctive for its dark lines. It comes only from olive wood trees that are grown in the area between Shechem and Hebron that are not irrigated. The olive tree is a protected species in Israel and cannot be cut down. Once every two years the olive trees are pruned so that they bear fruit and it is from these prunings that these handcrafted pieces are made. The prunings are stored for almost 5 years before they are used by the craftsmen for these exquisite pieces. Olive wood items make perfect gifts. Not only are they imbued with spirituality they also do not require much care since olive oil is naturally protecting them from corrosion and changes of color.


Our Price: $ 7.99