About this Carved Olive Wood Crucifix with Holy Land Relics 15 Inches
This olive wood wall crucifix is a combination of quality craftsmanship and devotion to the Lord. The wood cross is a substantial 15 inches tall and uses olive wood that is sustainably sourced from the Holy Land. The hand carving of the wood for both the cross and the corpus is by two of Bethlehem’s best wood artisans, Catholic artisans Hani and Johnny Handal.
Imbedded in the wood cross are 4 relics (also called articles) from the Holy Land encased in glass. Clockwise starting from the top the articles include Olive leaves, Frankincense, Holy Land Stones, Holy Land Soil and Holy Land stones: (These articles sometimes vary).
Rich in symbolism, the design includes 4 clover shaped tips, each made from 3 pieces of olive wood representing The Holy Trinity. The cross is made from 14 pieces of olive wood all together representing the fourteens stations of the Cross (Via Dolorosa).
The olive wood corpus is completely hand carved and stunning. At the top of the cross is the carved plaque iniitals INRI.
Size (approx): 15" x 9.5"
Origin: Holy Land, Israel
Includes: Certificate of Authenticity
Shipment Timing: In stock. Ships from workshop in 2-3 Days.
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