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Carved Olive Wood Nativity with Detail from Palestine

  • Fair Trade Carved Olivewood Nativity from Palestine
  • Fair Trade Carved Olivewood Nativity from Palestine
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$44.00
SKU:
HLEXW5326
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This delightful one piece nativity combines the simplicity of olive wood with a touch of detail work. Not only are there the traditional figures, but the stable tower features a tiny wooden bell. A perfect piece to display year round.

The wood carvers of Palestine have long depended on tourists as their source of income. The conflict with Israel has made the region so volatile, that tourists are no longer commonplace and they are finding making a living very challenging. Finding new markets outside the country is one way to give them a better chance of supporting their families. They use tree trimmings and the wood from olive trees too old to produce fruit for their carvings, protecting future olive crops. Each piece is cut, sanded, and varnished to preserve the beauty of the graining olive wood is known for. This wood grain is unique to every piece made and will change the color variation depending on how it falls within that carving.

  • Made by hand in the Bethlehem, Beit Sahour & Beit Jala regions of Palestine
  • Carved from sustainably harvested olive wood
  • Nativity measures approximately 6" wide x 4" tall x 3" deep
  • One piece nativity

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SKU:
HLEXW5326

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