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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. 9/19/14: Sorry all Shittim is out of stock for now. Unknown if, or when we can get more. We do have some pieces with small defects available, they are 10.50 each. Defective pieces sold below:   
 
 




Shittim Seconds for small cracks/holes
pen blanks

3/4 x 3/4 x 5-5.5 long. From Sinai desert.
These are rejects due to small defects, not perfect pieces!

Price: $10.50
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Shittim Part sapwood pen blanks
with part heartwood, part white sapwood

3/4 x 3/4 x 5-5.5 long. From Sinai desert.
Out of stock, unknown if we can get more

Price: $14.50
Qty: 



Shittim Lighter heartwood pen blanks
with lighter heartwood

3/4 x 3/4 x 5-5.5 long. From Sinai desert.
Out of stock, unknown if we can get more

Price: $14.50
Qty: 



Shittim Darker heartwood pen blanks
with darker heartwood

3/4 x 3/4 x 5-5.5 long. From Sinai desert.
Restocked (limited amount) 5/5/14

Price: SOLD OUT
Qty: 





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.
 

Olivewood from Bethlehem
3/4" square by 5.25 to 5.5 long
Price: $4.50 New lower price!
Qty: 

Olivewood from Bethlehem
3/4" square by 5.25 to 5.5 long
Discount for 25 or more:
Price: $4.15
Qty: 

Olivewood from Bethlehem
7/8 square by 5.25 to 5.5 long (limited supply)
Price: $6.80
Qty: 



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

Qty: 




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

Qty: 




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

Qty: 





Olivewood from Bethlehem

1.5 x 1.5 x 7 inches, SECONDS with more defects than normal or less figure
They are produced with great difficulty from branch wood only and 
most have the center of the branch in them.
Some small defects are usually in these.


Price: $16.50

Qty: 


Olivewood from Bethlehem

1.5 x 1.5 x 7 inches, with good figure
They are produced with great difficulty from branch wood only and 
most have the center of the branch in them.
Some small defects are usually in these.


Price: $21.50

Qty: 






Actual pieces shown, sold by number below.
Note that these are END grain bowl blanks.

Small defects are possible
 


Bethlehem Olivewood bowl blank Piece 8
Produces about 2" thick by 4" round circle, size is larger.


Price: Sold, but we have more, email us
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Bethlehem Olivewood bowl blank Piece 9
Produces about 2" thick by 4" round circle, size is larger.


Price: Sold, but we have more, email us
Qty: 






Actual pieces shown, sold by number below.
Note that these are END grain bowl blanks.

Small defects are possible
  We might have some available that aren't pictured here. Size is 2" thick by 5 inches round and price is $44.50 . Let us know if you need more info on available pieces in this size. Email us



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 
3/4 x 3/4 x 5-5.5
Price: $4.80
Qty: 

Jerusalem olivewood pen blanks 
3/4 x 3/4 x 5-5.5 
Discount for 10 or more:
Price: $4.25
Qty: 


 



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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