Olive Wood Cut Out 14 Stations Wall Cross Crucifix Red 4 Vials 28 cm


This ''14 Stations Crucifix'' is handmade in Bethlehem by Christian artisans, out of the finest olive wood available (see below for an explanation about olive wood). The detailed Corpus is made out of pewter. 

Making this Crucifix even more special than usual, is the elaborate cut out olive wood pattern on a red metallic background together with the 4 glass capsules or vials that are situated at each corner of the cross. These contain frankincense, earth from Bethlehem, the birthplace of Jesus, dried leaves from and olive tree that grows in the Bethlehem region and dried rose petals. It thereby brings ''the essence of the Holy Land'' into your home. 
This beautiful crucifix is made for hanging. It is a perfect gift for many occasions, such as for a Christening, First Communion, Confirmation, House Blessing, Marriage, Gifts for Clergy members and teachers, Easter, Christmas and is destined to become a treasured heirloom. 

The ''14 Stations Crucifix'' is named after the 14 stations of the Via Dolorosa (the Way of the Cross or the Way of Suffering). It is made out of fourteen individual pieces of olive wood to symbolize the 14 stations that Jesus passed through, from the judgment to the Crucifixion (see below for explanation of the 14 stations). 

Please note that each one is unique, since no piece of olive wood is the same. 

''The wood from the Tree of Life, those who grasp it will experience eternal Happiness...'' Proverbs 3:18 

Dimensions of cross: 28 cm x 21 cm x 2 cm 11 '' x 7.5 '' x .75'' 

Dimensions of the Corpus (Jesus) 9 cm x 8 cm x 1 cm 3.5''x 3.1 '' x .5'' 

The 14 Stations of the Cross are generally considered to be as follows: 

Jesus is condemned to death 
Jesus is given his cross 
Jesus falls the first time 
Jesus meets His Mother 
Simon of Cyrene carries the cross 
Veronica wipes the face of Jesus 
Jesus falls the second time 
Jesus meets the daughters of Jerusalem 
Jesus falls for the third time 
Jesus is stripped of His garments 
Jesus is nailed to the cross 
Jesus dies on the cross 
Jesus's body is removed from the cross (Deposition or Lamentation) 
Jesus is laid in the tomb and covered in incense

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