Hand Made Gifts from The Holy Land

Bringing The Holy Land to the World since 1969

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Hand Made Olive Wood Cross

Olivewood Gifts

The vast majority of our products are hand-made out of Olivewood in Bethlehem. Artists started practicing their craft of Olivewood carvings in the fourth century.

About Olivewood:

The Olive Tree has been highly regarded since ancient times. The Aramites in the fertile crescent announced it as the blessed tree. The Canaanites, the Philistines, as well as all the nations who lived in the Holy Land throughout the centuries planted Olive Trees in various parts, and tried to spread its cultivation. In the past, Olive Oil was used to anoint people in high posts, such as Kings. Olive Trees must be at least 150 years old before their wood can be cultivated. Only select branches are pruned. Some Olive Trees are over a thousand years old.