Magnificent statue of “washing the feet “hand made in Bethlehem / Jerusalem. Out of premium olive wood by the best artisan of Bethlehem. This statue so sophisticated had so much intricate work they used the natural and the grain of the olive wood, this wood is so amazing got beautiful look to it. The early Christian church introduced the custom to imitate the humility and selfless love of Jesus, who washed the feet of the Twelve Apostles at the Last Supper (John 13:1–15), the night before his Crucifixion.
The practice of foot washing was originally an act of hospitality in Palestinian homes, performed for guests (who wore sandals and walked on dusty roads) by a servant or the wife of the host. St. Paul refers to the custom in1 Timothy 5:10, and St. Augustine.
Underneath this Statue you can find our “Bethlehem Wood Carving” seal of authenticity. Additionally, this plaque is shipped with a separate certificate of authenticity.
This olive wood article is very solid, and durable. The surface has a fine finish that’s silky smooth to the touch.
Our artisans carve these products from pruned branches follow the standard pruning process. This is a beautiful and truly magnificent gift from the Holy Land.
Olive wood is very unique by nature. Similar to human fingerprint, olive wood grain will be different from one branch to another. In other words, there are no identical items. The shipped item may be slightly different than the one shown in the pictures. It may also contain minor cracks or knots due to the nature of the olive wood. We make these products in the Holy Land. For faster turnaround we ship from United States. Should you have any questions or for more information, do not hesitate to contact us.