Hand carved out of one branch of Olive wood, a recreation of the Michelangelo depiction of the Virgin Mary cradling her son Jesus. It shows the pity or compassion, and represent Mary sorrowfully contemplating the dead body of her son as she holds on her lap, after his Crucifixion.
Underneath this statue, you can find our “Bethlehem Wood Carving” seal of authenticity. Additionally, this statue 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 product 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.