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DevTrade-BETHLEHEM - Olive Wood Products

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BETHLEHEM - Olive Wood Products


We source our olive wood products from Gloria Investments in the Holy Land of Bethlehem, Palestine.  Gloria Investments is owned by Palestinian Christians, a much-persecuted minority in the region.

Gloria Investments’ journey started in the early 1970’s, when Issa J Musleh, alongside his father, worked day and night to improve his skills in carving small pieces of olive wood and exceled in the olive wood industry.

Many years thereafter, with the mission to establish fair trade opportunities for all, Issa J Musleh decided to expand his work and founded Gloria Investments, providing the biggest wholesale and retail services within the industry.

Since 2008, Gloria Investments has been working and cooperating with approximately 65 olive wood workshops.  These workshops belong mainly to Christian families in Bethlehem, Palestine - located east of Jerusalem. Stemming from their aim to develop and strengthen the olive wood industry and based on their morals and standards in supporting the local Christian community, Gloria Investments has expanded these workshops’ opportunities and increased fair trade initiatives by importing accessories for them at a fair price.

Gloria Investments strive to provide top services, fair trade, elite and customized products to clients all over the globe.

Located just a few meters away from the Shepherds’ Field in the heart of Beit Sahour, Palestine, the headquarters of Gloria Investments offers not only top-quality services & products, but also a fantastic location to visit with breathtaking views, as one of our directors can attest.

Their motto is:  When trade becomes fair, we have accomplished our goal!

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