Local artisans in the Holy Land have spent several generations honing their skills and creating wondrous works of art from the branches of native olive trees. 

Sales from the Holy Land work to reduce poverty and unemployment among Palestinian artisans affected by the separation wall between Israel and the West Bank. Your purchase is essential to making raw materials affordable, and developing artisan skills and international markets for their products.

For generations, artisans in the Bethlehem area have crafted items for Christian pilgrims visiting holy sites in the West Bank and Israel, areas once filled with family workshops crafting olive wood and mother-of-pearl carvings. Challenges brought about by about by occupation, political unrest, and the resulting decline in tourism began to take its toll in the 1970s, and both unemployment and limited resources had a dramatic effect on Palestinian artisans. Artisans work in the occupied territories on the West Bank of the Jordan River, with cooperatives located in the cities of Beit Sahour, Beit Jala, and Bethlehem.


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Price: $39.95

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    Eleven hand carved olive wood nativity pieces, made in Bethlehem. Nicely packaged for gift giving. Nativity box measures 9 x 6 1/2 x 2 3/8 inches

    Crown Of Thorns (7-8 inches in diameter)

    Price: $24.95

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      What is the story of the crown of thorns? In Matthew, the Bible states that captors put a crown of thorns on Jesus's head. The branches were meant to cause emotional and physical pain. Jesus wore this crown until his crucifixion. After his death, the original crown was said to be torn to pieces and thorns sent to countries as far as Germany and France. The olive wood crown represents great suffering at the hands of people who did not believe in Christianity and those that felt Jesus was no...

      12" Olive Wood Our Father Wall Cross with Dirt from Bethlehem

      Price: $47.95

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        Why the Bethlehem Olive Tree is our choice for artistic creations: Since 1880, our family has been a dedicated provider of holy items made from superior qualities of olive wood. To preserve the artistic lifestyle that we hold so dear, every October, we gather the olive trimmings from the Bethlehem Olive Trees. These pieces of wood let us craft unique artefacts and holy replicas for your home. Several generations have kept the ethereal artwork alive letting you bring a piece of the Holy Land to...

        Crown Of Thorns: Life size for Passion Plays (11-12 inches in diameter)

        Price: $72.95

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        Item #: 114320 -

          Local artisans in the Holy Land have spent several generations honing their skills and creating wondrous works of art from the branches of native olive trees. Sales from the Holy Land work to reduce poverty and unemployment among Palestinian artisans affected by the separation wall between Israel and the West Bank. Your purchase is essential to making raw materials affordable, and developing artisan skills and international markets for their products.For generations, artisans in the Bethlehem...

          Comfort Cross Palm Cross for Hand

          Price: $19.95

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          Item #: 117455 -

            Handcrafted in the Holy Land from aged olive wood. Fits perfectly in your hand for personal reflection, prayer and serenity. Gift-boxed.2.5" x 4.375" x .875"

            8" Olive Wood Wall Cross

            Price: $24.95

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            Item #: 114326 -

              Why the Bethlehem Olive Tree is our choice for artistic creations: Since 1880, our family has been a dedicated provider of holy items made from superior qualities of olive wood. To preserve the artistic lifestyle that we hold so dear, every October, we gather the olive trimmings from the Bethlehem Olive Trees. These pieces of wood let us craft unique artefacts and holy replicas for your home. Several generations have kept the ethereal artwork alive letting you bring a piece of the Holy Land to...

              Olive Wood Celtic Cross Pendant

              Price: $4.95

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                Olive Wood Celtic Cross charm pendant. This unique design was exclusively made in Bethlehem, the Holy Land. It comes on a black adjustable string/cord ready to wear. An explanation card is included. About 1.6 inches in height.Why the Bethlehem Olive Tree is our choice for artistic creations: Since 1880, our family has been a dedicated provider of holy items made from superior qualities of olive wood. To preserve the artistic lifestyle that we hold so dear, every October, we gather the olive...

                Olive Wood Celtic Risen Cross W/Cord 1.6" in Height

                Price: $4.95

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                  Olive Wood Celtic Risen Cross charm pendant. This unique design was exclusively made in Bethlehem, the Holy Land. It comes on a black adjustable string/cord ready to wear. An explanation card is included. About 1.6 inches in height.Why the Bethlehem Olive Tree is our choice for artistic creations: Since 1880, our family has been a dedicated provider of holy items made from superior qualities of olive wood. To preserve the artistic lifestyle that we hold so dear, every October, we gather the...

                  Olive Wood Cross Pendant. (1.5" Height)

                  Price: $5.95

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                    Olive Wood simple cross charm pendant. This unique design was exclusively made in Bethlehem, the Holy Land. It comes on a black adjustable cord ready to wear. An explanation card is included. Measures about 1.5"H x 1"W.Olive wood from Bethlehem, as the name suggests, is wood from the abundant olive trees in the area of Bethlehem in Israel. These olive trees have grown in the area since around 4000 BC. These trees often live for hundreds and thousands of years, developing a distinctive patina...

                    Olive Wood First Communion Box

                    Price: $15.95

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                      Why the Bethlehem Olive Tree is our choice for artistic creations: Since 1880, our family has been a dedicated provider of holy items made from superior qualities of olive wood. To preserve the artistic lifestyle that we hold so dear, every October, we gather the olive trimmings from the Bethlehem Olive Trees. These pieces of wood let us craft unique artifacts and holy replicas for your home. Several generations have kept the ethereal artwork alive letting you bring a piece of the Holy Land to...

                      Olive Wood First Communion Box and Rosary Set

                      Price: $27.95

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                      Item #: 114322 -

                        Local artisans in the Holy Land have spent several generations honing their skills and creating wondrous works of art from the branches of native olive trees. Sales from the Holy Land work to reduce poverty and unemployment among Palestinian artisans affected by the separation wall between Israel and the West Bank. Your purchase is essential to making raw materials affordable, and developing artisan skills and international markets for their products. For generations, artisans in the Bethlehem...

                        Olive Wood Jerusalem Cross Box

                        Price: $17.95

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                          Local artisans in the Holy Land have spent several generations honing their skills and creating wondrous works of art from the branches of native olive trees. Sales from the Holy Land work to reduce poverty and unemployment among Palestinian artisans affected by the separation wall between Israel and the West Bank. Your purchase is essential to making raw materials affordable, and developing artisan skills and international markets for their products.For generations, artisans in the Bethlehem...

                          Olive Wood Prayer Cross

                          Price: $12.95

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                            Local artisans in the Holy Land have spent several generations honing their skills and creating wondrous works of art from the branches of native olive trees. Sales from the Holy Land work to reduce poverty and unemployment among Palestinian artisans affected by the separation wall between Israel and the West Bank. Your purchase is essential to making raw materials affordable, and developing artisan skills and international markets for their products. For generations, artisans in the Bethlehem...

                            Olive Wood Rosary with Soil Centerpiece and Medal Decade

                            Price: $12.95

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                              Why the Bethlehem Olive Tree is our choice for artistic creations: Since 1880, our family has been a dedicated provider of holy items made from superior qualities of olive wood. To preserve the artistic lifestyle that we hold so dear, every October, we gather the olive trimmings from the Bethlehem Olive Trees. These pieces of wood let us craft unique artefacts and holy replicas for your home. Several generations have kept the ethereal artwork alive letting you bring a piece of the Holy Land to...

                              Olive Wood San Damiano on cord

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                                Olive Wood San Damiano Cross on brown cord. Made in Italy.

                                Small Olivewood Palm Cross

                                Price: $8.95

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                                Item #: 04059 -

                                  Local artisans in the Holy Land have spent several generations honing their skills and creating wondrous works of art from the branches of native olive trees. Sales from the Holy Land work to reduce poverty and unemployment among Palestinian artisans affected by the separation wall between Israel and the West Bank. Your purchase is essential to making raw materials affordable, and developing artisan skills and international markets for their products.For generations, artisans in the Bethlehem...

                                  10" Olive Wood Wall Cross

                                  Price: $29.95

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                                    Why the Bethlehem Olive Tree is our choice for artistic creations: Since 1880, our family has been a dedicated provider of holy items made from superior qualities of olive wood. To preserve the artistic lifestyle that we hold so dear, every October, we gather the olive trimmings from the Bethlehem Olive Trees. These pieces of wood let us craft unique artefacts and holy replicas for your home. Several generations have kept the ethereal artwork alive letting you bring a piece of the Holy Land to...

                                    10" Olive Wood Wall Cross

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                                      Why the Bethlehem Olive Tree is our choice for artistic creations: Since 1880, our family has been a dedicated provider of holy items made from superior qualities of olive wood. To preserve the artistic lifestyle that we hold so dear, every October, we gather the olive trimmings from the Bethlehem Olive Trees. These pieces of wood let us craft unique artefacts and holy replicas for your home. Several generations have kept the ethereal artwork alive letting you bring a piece of the Holy Land to...

                                      5 1/2" Olive Wood Wall Cross

                                      Price: $9.95

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                                        Why the Bethlehem Olive Tree is our choice for artistic creations: Since 1880, our family has been a dedicated provider of holy items made from superior qualities of olive wood. To preserve the artistic lifestyle that we hold so dear, every October, we gather the olive trimmings from the Bethlehem Olive Trees. These pieces of wood let us craft unique artefacts and holy replicas for your home. Several generations have kept the ethereal artwork alive letting you bring a piece of the Holy Land to...

                                        5" Olive Wood Orthodox Wall Cross

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                                          Why the Bethlehem Olive Tree is our choice for artistic creations: Since 1880, our family has been a dedicated provider of holy items made from superior qualities of olive wood. To preserve the artistic lifestyle that we hold so dear, every October, we gather the olive trimmings from the Bethlehem Olive Trees. These pieces of wood let us craft unique artefacts and holy replicas for your home. Several generations have kept the ethereal artwork alive letting you bring a piece of the Holy Land to...

                                          8" Jesus Name Olive Wood Wall Cross

                                          Price: $19.95

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                                            Why the Bethlehem Olive Tree is our choice for artistic creations: Since 1880, our family has been a dedicated provider of holy items made from superior qualities of olive wood. To preserve the artistic lifestyle that we hold so dear, every October, we gather the olive trimmings from the Bethlehem Olive Trees. These pieces of wood let us craft unique artefacts and holy replicas for your home. Several generations have kept the ethereal artwork alive letting you bring a piece of the Holy Land to...

                                            8" Olive Wood Celtic Wall Cross

                                            Price: $24.95

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                                            Item #: 114325 -

                                              Why the Bethlehem Olive Tree is our choice for artistic creations: Since 1880, our family has been a dedicated provider of holy items made from superior qualities of olive wood. To preserve the artistic lifestyle that we hold so dear, every October, we gather the olive trimmings from the Bethlehem Olive Trees. These pieces of wood let us craft unique artefacts and holy replicas for your home. Several generations have kept the ethereal artwork alive letting you bring a piece of the Holy Land to...

                                              10" Olive Wood Wall Cross with Crucifix

                                              Price: $39.95

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                                              Item #: 114332 -

                                                Why the Bethlehem Olive Tree is our choice for artistic creations: Since 1880, our family has been a dedicated provider of holy items made from superior qualities of olive wood. To preserve the artistic lifestyle that we hold so dear, every October, we gather the olive trimmings from the Bethlehem Olive Trees. These pieces of wood let us craft unique artefacts and holy replicas for your home. Several generations have kept the ethereal artwork alive letting you bring a piece of the Holy Land to...

                                                10" Olive Wood Wall Cross with Crucifix

                                                Price: $41.95

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                                                  Why the Bethlehem Olive Tree is our choice for artistic creations: Since 1880, our family has been a dedicated provider of holy items made from superior qualities of olive wood. To preserve the artistic lifestyle that we hold so dear, every October, we gather the olive trimmings from the Bethlehem Olive Trees. These pieces of wood let us craft unique artefacts and holy replicas for your home. Several generations have kept the ethereal artwork alive letting you bring a piece of the Holy Land to...