This is a nice statue of St. Francis of Assisi hand carved out of one single piece of olive wood, by the christian artists in Bethlehem / Jerusalem. It has nice carving of pigeon on his arm with nice flow on his vestment ( Rob ). This amazing art piece, can be a great gift for home or office, decor.
St. Francis is portrayal of the founder of the Franciscan order of priests and patron saint of animals, Italy and ecology. He is pictured holding a bird and a animal.
Underneath statue of St. Francis you will find the ” Bethlehem wood carving” seal of authenticity, and you will receive along with it our Bethlehem Wood Carving Card and 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.
These olive wood products are carved from branches that are pruned during the standard pruning process. This is a beautiful and truly meaningful gift from the Holy Land.
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.