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Art and Education

The resident artist sculpts beautiful and useful pieces. He took the time to explain to us the... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
Linda G
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Albany, New York
A True Artist

A lot of places sell products made of oil wood but this owner is a true carver. He has small items... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2017
Leslie H
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Dunedin, Florida
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The Olive Wood is a workshop and gallery of olive wood sculptures and things old and new made from olive wood. All made by the Maltese Artist Eleazar Galea. The Olive Wood is situated in an old RAF hut in the craft village of Ta Qali, Malta. The...more
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Ta Qali Crafts Village | Attard, Ta' Qali, Island of Malta, Malta
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Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

Very small and unexceptional. No doubt that the workmanship is fantastic but due to all of the construction going on nearby I would wait a couple of years before you go.More

Thank Paul H
The-Olivewood, Manager at The Olivewood, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

Thanks for you comments and thank you for visiting us here at The Olivewood. Yes the Crafts Village is under reconstruction at present. But we are still open for business and still creating despite the works going on outside. Hopefully by November this year (...More

Reviewed 13 June 2018

End of July 2017 we odererd and paid for a small coffee table and shipment to Switzerland. Delievery approx. 6 weeks. Mid October the table arrived broken in Switzerland due to unsufficient packaging. We had paid Euro 270.00 for shipment. The postagefee on the package...More

Thank Barbara A
The-Olivewood, Manager at The Olivewood, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

This matter is being dealt with by the Olivewood. Please be assured we always put our customers first. Thanks

Reviewed 9 November 2017

The resident artist sculpts beautiful and useful pieces. He took the time to explain to us the process by which he acquires the olive wood. We also learned a bit about his background and his training. We left with two lovely gifts for our kids...More

Thank Linda G
The-Olivewood, Manager at The Olivewood, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

Thank you, please come again.

Reviewed 22 September 2017

A lot of places sell products made of oil wood but this owner is a true carver. He has small items to very large furniture piece and all of them are wonderful. We is very interesting and loves his crafts. Great items to purchase.

Thank Leslie H
The-Olivewood, Manager at The Olivewood, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

Thanks, please come and see us again in our new workshop in Ta Qali.

Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

A fantastic workshop with tons of beautiful items for sale. If I had more money I would have come home with so much more than i did. The man was very helpful answering my wife's questions. Well worth a visit.

Thank Rara2528
The-Olivewood, Manager at The Olivewood, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

Thanks. Please come and see us in our new workshop on your next visit.

Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Great range of items , beautifully made with love, items for all budgets , would like to have bought more than we did

Thank Fiona K
The-Olivewood, Manager at The Olivewood, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

Thanks. Please come and see us at our new workshop on your next visit.

Reviewed 16 May 2016

What a nice couple! We were welcomed into the shop like old friends and we explored the items for sale. It smells gorgeous from all of the wood and the gentleman has happy to explain whatever we wondered about. He took time with us and...More

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Reviewed 28 February 2016

The work that goes into these pieces shows on every piece. Each piece is beautifully made, make sure you have some room in your case to bring something back.

Thank gailnrich23
Reviewed 31 December 2015

During our visit to the craft village, there were so many different artsy things to see. This was a very artsy shop with some "pieces" of sculptured wood, alongside some generic gift type items such as cutting boards and spoons. There were also some items...More

Thank JnVSydney
Reviewed 23 August 2015

Hidden away at the top of the village(just follow the signs) this workshop is worth the little walk up to it Beautiful handmade wooden gifts. I purchased a stunning olive wood bread board and departed with wonderful advice on how to care for it. I...More

Thank Debi F
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