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Biblical woods
(from the middle east)

New! bowl blanks in Bethlehem Olivewood below . . .



















































































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Shittim wood (Acacia)
Cut in the Sinai Desert
(Rare--we may not be able to get this again!)

 
 


Photo courtesy of  BiblePlaces.com
Photo of an actual Shittah (acacia tree) in Sinai desert
Note that Shittah/shittim is the singular and shittum is  the plural. 
 



Pieces of real shittum wood cut legally in the Sinai Desert.  Our source has only been given permission to cut
one tree and only a small amount is available. (See news below)  These pieces are 3/4" x 3/4" x 5" -5.5" long.  To understand more of why it is important see Exodus, Chapter 25 in the Bible Old Testament.  We have had many requests over the years so we are very happy to be able to offer these to our customers, probably just for a limited time. 12/26/14: Restocked the light color shittim blanks and just 5 pieces of the defective ones.   
 
 




Shittim Lighter heartwood pen blanks
with lighter color

3/4 x 3/4 x 5-5.5 long. From Sinai desert.
These are a very light tan color

Price: $14.50
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olivewood cut in Bethlehem
(These are from prunings, Sustainable harvest)


 


Samples of pieces for sale.  These were cut from olive tree prunings in Bethlehem. You can request authentication certificates for these Bethlehem items in the comments when you check out.  The bottom area with the advertisement to buy wood from another company will, however, be cut off.

SALE ON BETHLEHEM OLIVEWOOD 3/4 PEN BLANKS

LIMITED TIME OFFER BASED ON CURRENT STOCK!

Olivewood from Bethlehem
3/4" square by 5.25 to 5.5 long
Price: WAS $4.50 NOW $3.50--SALE PRICE WHILE STOCK LASTS!
Save $1 each!

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Olivewood from Bethlehem
3/4" square by 5.25 to 5.5 long
Discount for 10 or more:
Price: $2.80-- SALE PRICE WHILE STOCK LASTS!
Qty: 

Olivewood from Bethlehem
3/4" square by 5.25 to 5.5 long
Discount for 20 or more:
Price: $2.45-- SALE PRICE WHILE STOCK LASTS!
Qty: 

Olivewood from Bethlehem
3/4" square by 5.25 to 5.5 long
Discount for 50 or more:
Price: $2.05-- SALE PRICE WHILE STOCK LASTS!
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Photos of Bethlehem Olivewood 2 x 2 x 12, sold below:

View of 2 x 2 x 12's


End view of typical pieces.

Olivewood from Bethlehem

2 x 2 x 12 SECONDS with more defects than normal

They are produced with great difficulty from branch wood only and 
most have the center of the branch in them as well and have less lines then higher grades.
Some defects are usually in these.


Price: $24.50

(back in stock with limited supply on 8/5/15)
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Olivewood from Bethlehem, VERY GOOD GRADE

2 x 2 x 12
Very Good LINES
They are produced with great difficulty from branch wood only and 
most have the center of the branch in them as well. Small defects are possible in these.

Price: $35.50

(back in stock with limited supply on 8/5/15)
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Olivewood from Bethlehem, PRIMO GRADE

2 x 2 x 12
PRIMO LINES
They are produced with great difficulty from branch wood only and 
most have the center of the branch in them as well. Small defects are possible
in these, but this grade has the most lines of the 3 grades.


Price: $45.50

(back in stock with limited supply on 8/5/15)
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SAMPLES shown, you will get a different piece that is similar to these.
Note that these are END grain bowl blanks.

Small defects are possible
 


Bethlehem Olivewood bowl blank
similar to photo above
Produces about 2" thick by 4" round circle, size is larger in some places.


Price: 38.50
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Olivewood cut in Jerusalem
(cut from tree prunings, sustainable harvest)


 
 


Many of the actual pieces for sale.  Cut in Jerusalem. These have good lines!

Jerusalem olivewood pen blanks 
With HIGH FIGURE, usually curly

3/4 x 3/4 x 5-5.5
Price: $7.80 (out of stock for now)
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Carob Wood from Israel
(Ceratonia siliqua)
Carob is a beautiful wood mentioned in the Bible in Luke 15:16. The word "carat" comes from the carob tree seeds, which are very uniform in weight and were used to determine the weight of one "carat". The inside of the seedpods are used in modern times as a chocolate substitute.

Carob pen blank in lighter color, from Israel
Price: $4.80
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Carob pen blank in DARKER color, from Israel
Price: $6.50
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Carob pen blank in part heartwood,
part sapwood combination, from Israel

Price: $5.50
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