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Holy Land Olive-wood Nativity Set

$75.00

Price: $75.00

Item#:2002218

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Olive-wood carving has been an important craft among the Christian Palestinian community in Bethlehem since Greek Orthodox monks first started the tradition in the fourth century. Nativity sets like this one are popular souvenirs for Christians who make the Christmas pilgrimage. Branches from pruned olive trees are dried for almost a year, then sliced into mosaic-like pieces and hand-carved into this charming and rustic 12-piece Nativity scene. A music box plays “Silent Night.” Handcrafted at a 133-year-old family-owned studio in Bethlehem.


Handcrafted by Christian artisans in Bethlehem, Palestine. 7 3/4"W x 7"H x 5"D.


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        5.0

        Better than expected!

        By Frannie

        from Fresno CA

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              Comments about Holy Land Olive-wood Nativity Set:

              It was a birthday gift for my sister. She collects creche's and the fact that it was from Bethelem made it extra special.

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              1.0

              music box does not work correctly.

              By cowboy66

              from tulsa, ok

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                    Comments about Holy Land Olive-wood Nativity Set:

                    music box did not work correctly, sent it back and the second one had the same problem. gave up and just decided not to try to play the music. look great but music does not work.

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                    5.0

                    Very Nice!

                    By bone666

                    from Woodland Park, CO

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                          Comments about Holy Land Olive-wood Nativity Set:

                          I gave this to my parents for Christmas. They really liked it.

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                          5.0

                          nativity scene from Bethlehem

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                          from San Diego,Ca.

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                          • christmas decoration

                          Comments about Holy Land Olive-wood Nativity Set:

                          Well pleasing hand carved Nativity scene.You can easily determine it was hand carved and not laser cut by a machine,very unique.

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