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Rustic Style Pinewood Hand Crafted Nativity Scene (Set of 9), "Holy Skeletal Night"

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Jose Canil Ramos combines Guatemala's Day of the Dead customs with Christian... more

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Jose Canil Ramos combines Guatemala's Day of the Dead customs with Christian traditions for the design of this extraordinary nativity scene. "I thought it would be fun to make it with innocent skeletons," explains Canil. He carves each pinewood figurine by hand, allowing each piece to bake to achieve an aged, rustic appearance. This nativity scene includes the Holy Family, the Three Kings, and angel, and mule and an ox, for a total of nine pieces.

Joseph's hand and staff, as well as the angel's wings are removed for shipping.

  • 0.29 kgs
  • 0.6 lbs
  • Largest piece: 15 cm H x 9.5 cm W x 4 cm D
  • Largest piece: 6" H x 3.7" W x 1.6" D
  • Smallest piece: 2 cm H x 3.6 cm W x 6.3 cm D
  • Smallest piece: 0.8" H x 1.4" W x 2.5" D

  • Pinewood
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Made in Guatemala.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Central Americaicon info
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  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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111

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09/29/2017

"Beautiful craftsmanship on my nativity set!"

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I'm so impressed with the quality of work on my skeletal nativity set! Excellent work with vibrant colors. You can tell the artist put a lot of work and dedication to his craft!

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Holy Skeletal Night, Rustic Style Pinewood Hand Crafted Nativity Scene (Set of 9)

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01/06/2020

"Very Happy"

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Looks bright and colorful - great on Mexican wood and tile table. Just what I wanted, as Im a fan of (sugar) skulls/Day of the Dead. Its on the small side, but certainly adequate. I enjoy this item and am pleased with the item and purchase experience.

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Holy Skeletal Night, Rustic Style Pinewood Hand Crafted Nativity Scene (Set of 9)

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12/05/2019

"Nativity Favorite"

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I love Nativiites from around the world. This is my favorite! The artwork on it is amazing! Love the story behind the artist who made this Nativity set.

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Holy Skeletal Night, Rustic Style Pinewood Hand Crafted Nativity Scene (Set of 9)

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10/11/2019

"So much fun for the holidays!"

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The craftsmanship and use of color make this an amazing and surprising addition to the holidays.

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Holy Skeletal Night, Rustic Style Pinewood Hand Crafted Nativity Scene (Set of 9)

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04/25/2019

"Love it"

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I love the uniqueness of this nativity. I will treasure it in my collection for many years.

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04/04/2017

"Daughter loved it"

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We gave it to our daughter for her birthday. Each piece came individually gift wrapped which added enjoyment. She loves the set as do her two children.

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  • This was a gift for: Daughter
  • Occasion: birthday

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09/19/2020

"Beautiful"

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So pretty, made with care. Love the cheerful, pink colors!

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Loving Angel, Hand-Painted Wood Loving Angel Sculpture from Guatemala

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09/19/2020

"Love this piece of art"

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Beautifully made and nicely packed. Thank you!

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Rejoice, Handcrafted 9 Piece Nativity Scene Set

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09/04/2020

"Gorgeous"

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So pretty

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Loving Angel, Hand-Painted Wood Loving Angel Sculpture from Guatemala

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From Oregon

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06/30/2020

"beautiful"

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we collect masks from around the world and this one is so beautiful! a plus to our collection

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From Fuquay Varina, NC, USA

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06/08/2020

"My mother loved these angels..."

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I bought two of these for my mother and she loved them, now they are a blessing in an empty house.

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Angel of Gratitude, Hand Painted Angel Wood Sculpture

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05/07/2020

"Favorite mask"

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great quality, beautifully done. Our favorite in our mask collection.

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Jose suffers from a rare facial nerve paralysis and is currently treating the condition with physical therapy.

Jose is a very talented wood carver. He first learned when he was just ten years old from his father. This art has been passed down for generations and Jose plans to continue the tradition and teach his son how to carve.

Jose Canil Ramos has received 7 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $250 and the most recent for $2100. Proceeds were used to invest in wood, saws, paints, and sandpaper for production.

Jose's work helps generate employment opportunities for those in his community. With the sales from NOVICA, he can employ other artisans and help change the lives of his workers.

Jose hires several people in his community which provides them with a stable income for supporting their families.

 
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