Holy Land Olive Wood Prayer Cross | Custom Personalized with Your Actual Handwriting

$ 20.95

Create a treasured keepsake with an exact scaled replica of your actual handwriting or that of a loved one engraved onto a Holy Land olive wood prayer cross. Prayer crosses, sometimes referred to as holding crosses, palm crosses, or comfort crosses, are individually hand-carved and smoothly sanded from a single piece of olive wood pruned from the olive trees that flourish around the holy city of Bethlehem, the birthplace of Jesus located just south of Jerusalem. 

We pray that the Holy Land olive wood prayer crosses serve as a reassuring reminder that God is with you always and everywhere. As you cling to His promises, we pray that you are comforted by the knowledge that your days are held securely in His hands.
  • Measurements: Each olive wood cross is hand carved. The measurements listed below are approximate.
    - Small cross: 2.5" x 1.5" x 0.4"
    - Large cross: 3.5" x 1.75" x 0.5"
  • Handwriting Instructions: Please email deborah@clothedwithtruth.com with your JPEG or PNG file that contains the handwriting that you would like engraved. The engravable area on each side of the cross allows space for a name, phrase or short sentence (think along the lines of 1-3 words per side on the small cross and up to 5 words max per side on the large cross). Handwriting samples are best duplicated when they are created in dark ink. Images should be in focus with a light background. Handwriting is best submitted on unlined paper. 
  • Scripture Verse Presentation Card Options: Six scripture verse presentation card options are available. The Romans 15:13 card is included by default ("May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in Him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit").
  • Alternate Scripture Verse Cards Include:
    - Deuteronomy 31:8-9 - "The Lord Himself goes before you and will be with you. He will never leave you nor forsake you. Do not be afraid, do not be discouraged"

    - Jeremiah 29:11 - "For I know the plans I have for you" declares the Lord, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future."

    - John 3:16 - "For God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish, but have eternal life."

    - Philippians 4:13 - "I can do all things through Christ who gives me strength."

    - Matthew 6:9-13/The Lord's Prayer - "Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be Thy name. Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. For Thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory for ever and ever. Amen."
  • Quality Standards: We carefully curate and personally hand-select each olive wood comfort cross ensuring that every cross meets AA standards. (AA olive wood crosses feature grain pattern on both sides of the cross and contain no cracks or fills.) Inscriptions are deeply engraved into the olive wood. The engraving is permanent and will not wear or fade away.
  • Origin & SignificanceAbout the Artist: Mosleh Workshop is located in Beit Sahour, a Palestinian village on the east side of Bethlehem. Olive trees have been growing on this land for thousands of years. In an area with few opportunities, the creation of olive wood comfort crosses by local Christian craftsmen supports the families of Christians in the land of Christ.
  • Sustainability: The olive wood used to create your Holy Land comfort cross has been harvested from the trimming of the olive wood tree branches. This annual pruning process is designed to improve the overall health and productivity of living trees. 
  • Packaging: Each order includes (1) uniquely grained Holy Land olive wood cross packaged in a white organza bag and gift boxed for presentation. The olive wood cross is accompanied by a scripture verse presentation card that details the significance and origins of the cross. Additional gift wrap options are available.
  • Production Timeline: Once we receive your handwriting image, the lead time to custom engrave your personalized olive wood prayer cross with your actual handwriting is 1-2 days.
  • Shipping: Free US shipping is available on orders over $100. DETAILS
  • Volume Discount: Orders of 25 or more small/large Holy Land olive wood crosses are eligible to receive a 10% discount. To redeem this offer, enter promo code HLOWCBPD25 in the gift code box at checkout. 
  • Photography of Custom Work: We regularly post images of our favorite custom creations on our website to provide customers with examples of our work. Please let us know if you prefer that we do not post images of the items that we create for you so that we may respect your request.
  • Questions: Need assistance planning your personalized design? We're here for you! We welcome you to give us a call at 757-603-8304 or toll-free at 877-215-9172.

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    Customer Reviews

    Based on 1 review
    Betsy E. (Fort Wayne, Indiana)
    A Beautiful Tribute

    I ordered a cross with the handwritten name of my friend's late husband engraved. Beautiful!! It will be such a comfort to her as she holds it during her prayer time. Great customer service and beautiful work!

    Hi Betsy, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your feedback with us! We were honored to create this special memorial cross in remembrance of your friend's husband. We are sincerely grateful that you've chosen to shop with us for this precious gift. Please do not hesitate to reach out to us if ever we may be of service. We're here for you should you need us and hope to see you back again. Until then, may God bless you & yours and keep you safe in His care! Warm Regards, Deborah & Rhett