Hand carving of one of Christianity’s most popular saints. reenacting him carrying a child across a powerful river. Legend has it that the child became heavier and he asked the child why. The child responded that he was the Christ and when St Christopher carried him he also carried the whole world on his shoulders. The child then vanished.
Underneath this statue of St Christopher of you will find the ” Bethlehem wood carving” seal of authenticity and along with our Holy Land Gift Shop 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.
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.