Gorgeous carving of” St. Rose of Lima “hand crafted from olive wood in Bethlehem/ Jerusalem, it has great carving the most exquisite details St. Rose of Lima holding the cross standing on nice base this carving hand made out of one piece of olive tree, gorgeous statue and smooth to the touch, crafted by the best of the Palestinian craftsmen worship and produces some of the most exquisite and meaningful Christian art in the Holy Land. The remarkable artisans of Bethlehem have passed on the secrets of hand carving Olive Wood into phenomenal sculptures from generation to generation, and the skills and methods used are often the same ones used for hundreds of years. Brilliantly carving breathtaking scenes and sculptures out of beautiful Olive Wood, each one of these superb works of art is a masterpiece to be treasured and cherished forever.
Saint Rose of Lima was a lay member of the third order of Saint Dominic known for her care of the needy. her nickname of Rose came from a story in her infancy that a servant saw her face transform into a rose.
This carving makes a great home and office décor.
Underneath this statue of you will find the ” Bethlehem wood carving” seal of authenticity and along with our Bethlehem Wood Carving card you will receive a “Made in Bethlehem ” 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.
No two items are identical due to differences in the wood grain and may contain minor cracks natural to the olive wood knots.
Olive wood is very unique by nature. The grain will be different from one branch to another which means there are no identical items. The item shipped may be slightly different that the one shown in the pictures. It may also contain minor cracks or knots due to the natural to the olive wood.