Olive Wood Statues and Carving Here is our selection of the best in Bethlehem Olive Wood Carving We combined classic design with inspirational symbolism to convey and strengthen the special bond we feel. Every item in this collection is unique, because the different cut of wood it is made of and because it is Hand Carved.
The Olive Wood of Jerusalem is the symbol of Eternal Life. The Olive Tree grows in the Holy Land and can survive for up to 2000 years. Jesus prayed in Gethsemane (Mat. 26:36) near an olive tree, some says, still exists today. In the Bible, Noah sent out a dove from the ark to find dry land and the dove returned with an Olive branch. The Dove is the symbol of the Holy Spirit)
The Olive tree has been highly admired since ancient times and was announced as a blessed tree. The people planted olive trees in various parts of the Holy Land to spread its cultivation. The oil from the olives was used to anoint priests, prophets and kings to empower them as well as to pray for their healing. A sturdy beautiful wood with grains of colors from pink to black.