If you're looking for a traditional, no-frills crucifix, then this Olive Wood Plain Crucifix is just right for you. The wood is a plain, straight cut with neat and trim beveled edges. It was hand crafted in the Holy Land by family artisans. The olive wood also has beautiful light to dark marbling that is distinctive of olive wood. The wood used is pruned from olives groves, and great care is taken in selecting and drying the wood, then in carving to showcase the beautiful grains of each piece. The silver corpus is also nicely detailed with traditional styling. At eight inches tall, this traditional olive wood crucifix is also a standard height for most uses. Ideal for use in the classroom, church offices, or even in the home. If you are giving it as a gift, it's also ideal for a male or female, old or young. Even though this crucifix is traditional and plain, it doesn't compromise on style.