Top 50 Famous Souvenirs Of Countries All Over The World - P34. Olive Wood And Mother Of Pearl (Palestine)


( The Palestinian manufacture of religious and decorative items in olivewood and mother of pearl is an old tradition from the area of Bethlehem, nowadays famous around the world.

Olive wood with its variety of natural colours and shades is a perfect material for very decorative items and figures. Carved olivewood and mother of pearl items include ornamental boxes, picture frames, book covers, candleholders, Christmas decorations, rosaries and a lot more. Crib scenes with figures of the Holy Family, the three Magi, and the shepherds are very popular among tourists and pilgrims visiting Palestine.

So don’t wait! Have a piece Palestinian culture for your own! – Buy a handcrafted souvenir from Palestine.

According to vicbethlehem

Deluna Nguyen (collect) - WCSA - World Values Academy ( Source of photo : Internet)