Greek Olive Wood Sculptures from Corfu
Homer described the olive tree as sacred. Odysseus made the bridal bed from olive wood and Polyphemus manufactured his bat. Wood and olive roots of Corfu are being handled skillfully, with passion and patience in order to take form. Plenty in nature, Corfu's olive wood, is aged for several years so it can be processed and formatted. The results of this process are presented in this category. Handmade household items and jewelry of olive wood from Corfu.