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Blessings Gift Shop and The Olive Wood Factory

Open today: 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
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Exquisite products and honest owner

I initially asked Bassem if he sold the Milk Grotto powder as I wanted to purchase some. Somehow it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hej_456789
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The locals will try to guide you from the parking lot to other stores because they get a cut of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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About
The Olive Wood Factory in Bethlehem ,is a 3rd Generation Christian Family business run Since 1925 . You get To watch friendly local artist making all kinds of products From Olive Wood .Also The Bethlehem Panoramic View 360 degrees of all Bethlehem...more
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80-82 Milk Grotto Street | 2 Minutes Walk from Nativity Church .Easy to find.Next Door To Milk Grotto Church, Bethlehem, Palestinian Territories
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All reviewsthe ownerolive woodmilk grottopanoramic viewfree maproof terraceeach piecebought severalbeautiful itemsno pressure to buybeautiful craftswelcoming atmospherewarm smilequality giftsamazing panoramachristmas ornamentsprices are very reasonable
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I initially asked Bassem if he sold the Milk Grotto powder as I wanted to purchase some. Somehow it ended with him sending me a packet of the powder as well as some products from his store! He is a very sincere and kind person...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The locals will try to guide you from the parking lot to other stores because they get a cut of the sales from those places. They will tell you that Blessings is out of business or more expensive. Don’t listen to them. Keep walking to...More

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bassem18, Owner at Blessings Gift Shop and The Olive Wood Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank You So Much For Your Support and Making The Time To Write An Honest Review .It Was an Honor To Have You In My Store and Im So Glad You Saw The Panorama and Your Support Means alot .God Bless You

Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited Blessings in Bethlehem early in the day to avoid the heat. Mr Bassem was very gracious and helpful. We were allowed to take as much time as we wished in looking around, and there was no pressure to buy. Quality was all you...More

Thank deaftraveler
bassem18, Owner at Blessings Gift Shop and The Olive Wood Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank You For Taking The Time To Write The Review Of Our Family Business .We Take Great Pride in Providing you With The Best Quality Workmanship and Your Support Means alot To Us .I Wish You all The Best

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Blessings Gift shop is a "must-see" when visiting this beautiful part of the world! The gifts are hand-carved with love and quality workmanship. You will not go away empty handed and you will certainly buy more than expected! Ordering online is very easy and this...More

Thank Mary L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cannot speak highly enough of this place! Absolutely amazing product produced by the experience of generations of wood carvers. A must visit! You will buy so much more than you plan.

Thank l0uised0yle
Bassem G, Owner at Blessings Gift Shop and The Olive Wood Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Louise. Thank You SO Much For Review and For all Your Support .Your Support Means so Much and I really Appreciate You Taking The Time To Write a Review Of Our Factory .again Thank You So Much

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited with my partner and parents in-law last week. We'd read some very positive reviews on here so had big expectations. Bassem, the owner, was extremely attentive and knowledgeable, without being intrusive. We'd already agreed to buy a wonderful nativity set and candlesticks when...More

Thank Stu_L0nd0n
Bassem G, Owner at Blessings Gift Shop and The Olive Wood Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank You So much For Taking The Time To Write a Review Of Our Family Business .I as We Do all Our Best To Really Appreciate It So Much and Im So Happy You Were Happy to make sure everybody is happy and safe when...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have ordered online from this store and have always been more than happy with the items that I have received...the nativity set, love hearts, christmas ornaments, hand crosses and so on. Make this a stop on your itinerary...highly recommendedMore

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Bassem G, Owner at Blessings Gift Shop and The Olive Wood Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Koko Thank You So very Much For Your Review and for Your Support as It Means alot For me and My Workers To Keep Going In Tough Times When We Dont Have Work and Thank You For So Many Purchases .I really Appreciate That...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such an amazing store. Their desire to please and help was endless. I love being able to order and reorder from Bassem and his team.More

Thank Tania T
Bassem G, Owner at Blessings Gift Shop and The Olive Wood Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Tania What Can I Say Really .All I Can Say Is a Very BIG thank You for all The Support over The Years .I Really Mean It .You Really Really Helped me So Much and Reading Your Email and seeing Your Name Means SO...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have ordered many products online from the Blessing Gift shop over the past couple of years and I have never been disappointed. The craftsmanship and quality of the Olive wood is exceptionally. Bassem will always do his best to get your goods made and...More

Thank Bernie2136
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must see experience. The quality of the goods brings me back time and time again. Online sales mean I can continue to supply the families in my school with genuine gifts from Bethlehem. Bassam, the owner, not only has a huge range...More

Thank Sinead K
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Jason M
20 November 2017|
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Response from james b | Property representative |
Dear Sir.Thank You for The Question.Yes We Sell Christmas Ornaments all Hand Made in our Factory and If You Have Time We Can Show You How To Make One Yourself and Keep It .You Are Most Welcome To Our Factory anytime
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kavander
23 July 2016|
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Hi Kathryn.Thank you for your Question ,please type blessingsgift shop on google and easy to find as this forum doesnt allow me to write it .i dont know why .sorry for that Thank you very Much
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Roberta H
2 December 2015|
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Response from james b | Property representative |
Hi Roberta Thank you so much for Your Email.You are Very Welcome To order any Time On Line .Please Let me Know What You like and I can Send You pictures and Prices God Bless You
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