Olive Wood Cross with Mother of Pearl
Being the symbol of Jesus Christ’s sacrifice and reflecting the holiness of the cross to Christians. Our artisans at BFTA have mastered the production of cross pieces due to its huge importance to Christians all over the world. Each cross is produced by the most skillful handicrafts artisans in Bethlehem. Every cross reflects the victory of Jesus Christ, our only salvation. The cross was previously a torture tool by the roman, now it is a salvation for Christians and a vital source of income for these artisans. Mother of pearl is globally known as a very distinguished material. It is brought from the inside layer of some shells and it is a beautiful hard silvery substance. Mother of Pearl was introduced in Bethlehem by the Franciscan monks, and since then it has been involved in the artisans work as a symbol of good luck and prosperity.