This olive wood Crucifix is made in Bethlehem from Holy Land olive wood and abolone (mother of pearl). This style of Crucifix is called a Roman, Roman Byzantine or a 14 Stations Crucifix and is made in the workshops of Catholic artisans Hani and Johnny Handal of Manger Street in Bethlehem. A wonderful Catholic gift idea, this lovely Crucifix comes with our Holy Land Treasures gift card and a "Made in the Holy Land" certificate of authenticity.
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This lovely hand carved olive wood Crucifix is a unique Catholic gift item by our Christian artisans of Bethlehem. The four points of the olivewood wall cross are beautifully rounded to form the Roman Byzantine cross. On each of the four points three pieces of olive wood is attatched symbolizing The Holy Trinity. The olive wood Crucifix is made of 14 pieces to symbolize the 14 stations of the Cross(Via Dolorosa). Delicate Mother of Pearl (Abalone) forms a elegant rectangular border the figure of our Lord in His agony is reverently displayed. A fine finish of polyurethane protects and enhances the delightful natural beauty of the olive wood and its grain.
This olive wood Crucifix is ideal for Catholic gifts for any occasion. We have this lovely Crucifix listed in our Catholic Christmas gifts and Catholic ordination gifts sections. We also price this Crucifix so that you can buy in bulk.
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