This statue of the Holy Family Flight Into Egypt was hand carved beautifuly from the bless Olive Wood in the Holy Land . To escape Herod's soldiers, the Virgin Mary and Joseph fled into Egypt with the infant Jesus. Most representations of this story show Mary carrying Jesus in her arms while riding on a donkey, every piece is an original-no two alike size 7" high. Comes with the certificate of authenticity from the Holy Land .
The Olive Tree is a blessed tree in the holy book. From its trunks and branches (after storing it in a suitable environment for many years) 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.
This Year add a special touch to your Holiday Season with Handmade Olive Wood carvings from the Holy Land. This Beautiful wood comes from olive trees, the type that grew in Gethsemane and around Jerusalem where Jesus walked. Every Two years the olive trees are pruned so that they bear fruit. These beautiful pieces are made from these pruning by Christian craftsmen living in Bethlehem.
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