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Olive Tree Branch Bateekha Brooches


The latest iteration in our Bateekha Lovin collection is this Olive Tree Branch Bateekha Brooches. It features two motifs of strong significance to Palestine — the olive tree branch and an ornamental watermelon design. Of vibrant colors and symbolic significance, they are meticulously woven together to create a stunning adornment. 

Pack of 2 hand-embroidered brooches. Individually packaged, 1 for you 1 for gifting. 

Olive trees are a universal symbol of peace and a powerful symbol of Palestinian rootedness in their land. The olive trees of Palestine are more than just trees; they are silent witnesses to history, stories, struggles, and aspirations. These trees embody the essence of Palestine – its resilience, resistance, and undying hope. Although the challenges faced by the Palestinian olive industry are significant, the tree's deep roots, much like the spirit of the Palestinian people, remain unyielding.

Each piece, a testament to artistry and resilience, embodies support for Palestine.


" It first emerged after the Six- Day War in 1967, when Israel seized control of the West Bank and Gaza, and annexed East Jerusalem. At the time, the Israeli government made public displays of the Palestinian flag a criminal offense in Gaza & The West Bank"

To circumvent the ban, Palestinians began using the watermelon because, when cut open, the fruit bears the national colors of the Palestinian flag—red, black, white, and green. "  How the Watermelon Became a Symbol of Palestinian Solidarity - Time

Read More:

The National - How the watermelon became a symbol of Palestinian resistance 


Made-to-order product will need 4 business days for production & be ready for shipping. (Shipping will be according to shipping company will take on average 2-4 Business days)

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