Christmas House is owned and operated by the Giacaman family, a Christian family that has been living in the Holy Land since 1,600 AC. The Christmas House was established in May, 2010 carrying a family heritage since 1917, and it operates with two stores and one olive wood factory.
Christmas House Factory
Christmas House is a manufacturer of the finest hand-carved olive wood seasonal and religious gifts from Bethlehem. We are committed to bringing premium olive wood products to our customers, a practice we have carried out since our founding in 1917.
The Olive Tree
The olive tree is native to the Holy Land where it has been cultivated since ancient times. According to historians, the first olive groves took root in the Holy Land and along the coast of the eastern Mediterranean around 4,000 B.C. The Olive Tree has both a sentimental and religious significance to all nations and all religions.
Olive Wood Carvings
Olive wood carving is an ancient tradition in Palestine. Olive wood in Bethlehem is a local raw material that is used for carving religious, historical and artistic works and souvenirs such as olive wood beads and many other religious handicrafts .