The Olive Wood of Jerusalem is the symbol of Eternal Life. The Olive tree has been highly admired since ancient times and proclaimed 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. While known for its sturdiness, it is a beautiful wood with grains of colors from pink to black; The older the wood the darker the colors. Every Cross in this collection is unique because the richness of the grains and because they are 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 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.