Size: 12 inches high approx 8.7 inches across approx.
Genuine Certified Holy Land product
This famous work of art depicts the body of Jesus on the lap of his mother Mary after the Crucifixion. The theme is of Northern origin. Michelangelo's interpretation of the Pietà is unprecedented in Italian sculpture.
Exquisitely made using a single piece of the finest olive wood, the wood is deeply stained to give a warm soft glow and has a smooth, elegant finish.
Olive Wood products are crafted in Bethlehem by several small local families who have mastered the craft over time and generations. The Olive Tree is a blessed tree in the Holy Book and Holy Land. After the olive wood being dried, artists build their masterpieces. These items make perfect gifts. Olive Wood souvenirs do not require much care. Olive oil is naturally protecting them from corrosion and changes of color.
Please note that all olive wood items are unique with various grains, therefor you will never receive two identical pieces