3.25" 8 cm Olive Wood Cross - Small

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This lovely 8 cm / 3.15" Holy Land olive wood cross is made from olive wood from the Bethlehem area.

A beautiful spiritual keepsake to give to someone you care about. It is the perfect size to carry around with you.

Available in bulk upon request.


Information about olive wood:

Olive trees are 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 until they are dry enough to carve, 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: $ 1.49 (9995 in stock)