Frome the fragrant oil that ran down Aaron’s beard, setting apart as priest. The prophet Samuel pours a horn of oil over the shepherd David He was filled with the Holy Spirit. Setting him apart as the future king of Israel.

Olives that are hard-pressed release a thick yellow oil. As mentioned earlier this formed the basis of the oil for anointing priests. We used brass to closely echo warmth of the colour of the oil. A first. And it worked so beautifully to portray the olive leaves. With black pearls symbolising the olives themselves.