Olive Wood & Armenian Ceramic "Shalom" Coasters - Set of 4
Brand: Olive Wood Factory
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Hand Carved Olive Wood, Hand Painted Ceramic
Dimensions: 9 cm X 9 cm/ 3.5" X 3.5"
This extraordinary set of olive wood coasters is remarkably special. Each hand carved coaster has been inlaid with a gorgeous Armenian Ceramic tile, which has been hand painted with a flawless design. With extraordinary bright and vivid colors, these coasters are illustrated with a marvelous depiction of the dove of peace flying with an olive branch in its mouth, while the Hebrew word for peace, Shalom, is written in both English and Hebrew below it. Graceful vines and flowers complete the overall design, creating a truly magnificent work of art. Elegant and breathtaking, each coaster has been lined with felt to protect your surfaces from harm, and is sure to dazzle and captivate your friends and family while also protecting your surfaces from unnecessary dirt or scratches.
The Olive Wood Factory produces and creates some of the most exquisite and meaningful Christian art in the Holy Land. The remarkable artisans of Bethlehem have passed on the secrets of hand carving Olive Wood into phenomenal sculptures from generation to generation, and the skills and methods used are often the same ones used for hundreds of years. Brilliantly carving breathtaking scenes and sculptures out of beautiful Olive Wood, each one of these superb works of art are a masterpiece to be treasured and cherished forever.
Armenian Ceramics has a long history in the State of Israel. Opening up a studio in the Old City of Jerusalem, they are among the oldest businesses in Israel. Fashioning stunning works of art by hand out of clay, each item is baked in kiln at a temperature of up to 1000 degrees Celsius, than meticulously hand painted in breathtaking designs, glazed and refired to produce magnificent masterpieces of unrivalled beauty.