Blessings Gift Shop and The Olive Wood Factory, Bethlehem

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Browse a seemingly endless selection of ornately carved keepsakes and see how they are made at Blessings Gift Shop and The Olive Wood Factory. A licensed olive wood factory established in 1925, the site is run by the Giacaman family, now in its third generation. An intricate wooden nativity scene and friendly member of staff will greet you as you enter; take your time to pore over the hundreds of handcrafted objects, from crosses to carved animals--all fitting souvenirs of your trip to Bethlehem. Next door, see the skilled carpenters at work, while the olive wood naturally dries. Plan to see Blessings Gift Shop and The Olive Wood Factory and other attractions that appeal to you using our Bethlehem tour itinerary site .
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  • I went to this place with pretty low expectations, and left with very rich experience. In the beginning they explain and demonstrate olive wood carving. The next step is shopping, or just looking. Ver...  more »
  • Very beautiful hand carved original woodworking. Lots of variety. Bassem was excellent to work with. We shipped and received our items at home within 2 weeks of the on-site order with everything in pe...  more »
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