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This handmade creation is offered in partnership with NOVICA, in association with National Geographic. An angel stands watch over ...Mary, Joseph and the babe in the manger in this nativity scene. By members of the God's Seed Cooperative in El Salvador,... read more

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Wearing traditional clothing, the Holy Family is portrayed as Shipibo people in this novel nativity scene. Shepherds bear gifts fr...om the rain forest. The Shipibo are a Panoan-speaking culture living near the headwaters of the Amazon. Although they maintain much of their original way of life, they have also adapted some contemporary urban customs. The Mamani Family crafts the lovely set in ceramic, substituting the customary cow and donkey with a wild boar and a tapir. read more

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Baby Jesus kicks and coos in a bed of straw as his parents raise joyous thanks to the heavens. A guardian angel watches over the t...iny child while Joseph tells the Christmas story to kings bearing gifts. Working in ceramic, the Mamani Family creates an enchanting nativity scene, shaped and painted by hand. read more

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This star sparkles with many colors as it celebrates the birth of Jesus. The Holy Family, as well as the angel, are dressed in bri...ght Cuzco cloaks as Leonor Quispe brings Peruvian stylizations to this universal story. A llama, donkey and sheep smile as they make part of this endearing nativity scene. Quispe sews and embroiders the appliqu composition by hand, crafting characters with three-dimensional artistry. read more

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Globes of warm wool felt in citrus colors align in a Christmas tree garland. By Rajesh Gehlot in India, it combines yellow, green ...and white. This delightful design is crafted by hand to drape as desired. read more

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Kissing lovebirds inspire peace and hope in a Christmas garland designed by Saipin Vanichmongkol for the holiday season. The felt ...birds are decorated with embroidered motifs on the front and back. Yellow-green leaves separate each pair of birds hanging on a red and white ribbon. read more

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Happy owls welcome the holiday season in a festive Christmas garland designed by Saipin Vanichmongkol. The 12 wide-eyed owls are s...ewn of felt in an assortment of vibrant colors. read more

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This handmade creation is offered in partnership with NOVICA, in association with National Geographic. Mary, Joseph and little Jes...us center this enchanting Tree of Life figurine. Handcrafted in ceramic and painted with loving detail, the festive nativity scene figurine comes from Alberto Aparicio Canchari. Product Features: Story Behind the Art: A dedicated ceramist, Alberto Aparicio Canchari is inspired by the customs and beliefs of Andean villages. His workshop seems inhabited by half-finished creatures, waiting for him to give them the breath of life. 'My parents taught me the craft and my wife works with me. Most of our pieces are hand-molded, as only the weight of the hand can give the right shape. Pigments are carefully blended together. I hope that my art will be valued for its cultural background,' he says. What is Worldstock? The handcrafted touch of artisan skill creates variations in color, size and design. If buying two of the same item, slight differences should be expected. Note: Color discrepancies may occur between this product and your computer screen. Imported Please allow 10 business days for the product to leave our warehouse and to receive tracking information. You should expect to receive this item within 15 business days. read more

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This handmade creation is offered in partnership with NOVICA, in association with National Geographic. Celebrating the first Chris...tmas in Thailand, this nativity scene features Mary and Joseph welcome the magi, who bring gifts to the Christ child. Duangkamol crafts this elegant ten-piece nativity scene of deep blue celadon ceramic. Product Features: Colors: Blue Material: Celadon ceramic Largest piece: 5.3 inches high x 1.5 inches wide x 1.1 inches deep Smallest piece: 1.3 inches high x 0.8 inches wide x 2.2 inches deep Features a crackled finish Story Behind the Art: Duangkamol Srisukri is from Bangkok. 'Most of my works are Thai and Chinese reproductions like vases, ginger jars, and figurines,' she says. 'My intention is to maintain the ancient art of celadon and stoneware so that future generations can enjoy these pieces. Together with other artists, we have created beautiful hand-crafted pieces with ornate incisions and bas relief. Each piece that I make has many stories to tell. Each piece is individually signed by the artist who has worked on it.' What is Worldstock? The handcrafted touch of artisan skill creates variations in color, size and design. If buying two of the same item, slight differences should be expected. Note: Color discrepancies may occur between this product and your computer screen. Imported Please allow 10 business days for the product to leave our warehouse and to receive tracking information. You should expect to receive this item within 15 business days. read more

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This handmade creation is offered in partnership with NOVICA, in association with National Geographic. The Holy Family comes to li...fe in a beautiful metal nativity scene sculpture. Recycling die cut scraps, galvanized wire, a spark plug and other car parts, Armando Ramirez crafts the beautiful sculpture by hand. Product Features: Colors: Metallic Materials: Recycled metal Dimensions: 7.5 inches high x 9.5 inches wide x 7 inches deep Story Behind the Art: Born in a Mexican town famed for its traditional artistry, Armando Ramirez dreamed of creating something new. 'As a child I enjoyed inventing toys, and soon yearned to create a unique style of art. Environmentally enamored, I now transform recycled goods. I began to craft figures from scrap and discarded mechanical parts, mostly from cars and bicycles. Thanks to the creativity that God gave me, today I have an enjoyable and better way of life.' What is Worldstock? The handcrafted touch of artisan skill creates variations in color, size and design. If buying two of the same item, slight differences should be expected. Note: Color discrepancies may occur between this product and your computer screen. Imported Please allow 10 business days for the product to leave our warehouse and to receive tracking information. You should expect to receive this item within 15 business days. read more

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This handmade creation is offered in partnership with NOVICA, in association with National Geographic. Beautifully crafted and pai...nted by hand, this eloquent nativity scene comes form members of the God's Seed Cooperative in El Salvador. The nativity scene includes Mary, Joseph, Jesus, a cow and a donkey. Product Features: Colors: Brown, cream, tan Materials: Pinewood Set includes: Five pieces Largest piece dimensions: 12.6 inches high x 6.8 inches long x 2 inches wide Smallest piece dimensions: 7.5 inches high x 5.7 inches long x 2 inches wide Story Behind the Art: 'The God's Seed Cooperative was founded in 1977 in El Salvador. We chose the name God's Seed to honor the seed of the jatoba or copal tree because, from the beginning, we painted beautiful landscapes on these seeds and sold them. Our main objective is to create a source of jobs for members, as most of our families depend on this income for their daily expenses. In addition, we want to be a source of culture in our country, sharing our creativity with the world.' What is Worldstock? The handcrafted touch of artisan skill creates variations in color, size and design. If buying two of the same item, slight differences should be expected. Note: Color discrepancies may occur between this product and your computer screen. Imported Please allow 10 business days for the product to leave our warehouse and to receive tracking information. You should expect to receive this item within 15 business days. read more

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This handmade creation is offered in partnership with NOVICA, in association with National Geographic. Handcrafted of pinewood, th...e nativity scene features the Three Kings bringing presents to the newborn Christ child. The nativity scene is painted by hand in rich earth colors by members of the God's Seed Cooperative in El Salvador. Product Features: Colors: Brown, tan Materials: Pinewood Set includes 11 pieces Largest piece dimensions: 3.9 inches high x 3 inches long x 0.6 inches wide Smallest piece dimensions: 2.6 inches high x 1.8 inches long x 0.6 inches wide Story Behind the Art: 'The God's Seed Cooperative was founded in 1977 in El Salvador. We chose the name God's Seed to honor the seed of the jatoba or copal tree because, from the beginning, we painted beautiful landscapes on these seeds and sold them. Our main objective is to create a source of jobs for members, as most of our families depend on this income for their daily expenses. In addition, we want to be a source of culture in our country, sharing our creativity with the world.' What is Worldstock? The handcrafted touch of artisan skill creates variations in color, size and design. If buying two of the same item, slight differences should be expected. Note: Color discrepancies may occur between this product and your computer screen. Imported Please allow 10 business days for the product to leave our warehouse and to receive tracking information. You should expect to receive this item within 15 business days. read more

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This handmade creation is offered in partnership with NOVICA, in association with National Geographic. Peru's Alejandro Chavez cre...ates a scene of devotion, faith and celebration in this nativity scene. Made of plywood and ceramics, this handcrafted diorama makes a striking holiday accent piece. Product Features: Depicts Christmas in Quinua, a small town in Huamanga Ceramic figurines are shaped and painted by hand, and displayed in a plywood box Signed by the artist Measures 7.9 inches high x 8.7 inches wide x 1.8 inches deep Story Behind the Art: Andean artisan Alejandro Chavez creates retablos, colorful dioramas unique to the Ayacucho region of Peru. Each tiny figure is shaped and painted by hand, and displayed in a delightful tableau. 'In every one of my works you can find the labors of my wife, who molds the characters, as well as that of my nieces and nephews, whom I currently teach,' he says. The customs and traditions of the Andean people emerge in every retablo. What is Worldstock? The handcrafted touch of artisan skill creates variations in color, size and design. If buying two of the same item, slight differences should be expected. Note: Color discrepancies may occur between this product and your computer screen. Imported Ships Carbon Neutral* Please allow 10 business days for the product to leave our warehouse and to receive tracking information. You should expect to receive this item within 15 business days of the order date. read more

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Novica 146834 The Alejandro Chavez Artisan Collection is brought to you by Novica in Association with National Geograhic. This bea...utiful piece was handcrafted by Alejandro Chavez in Peru. An artisan story card will be included with your purchase. Watching over their tiny son, Mary and Joseph smile as the three kings bring offerings to the Christ child. Alejandro Chvez portrays the Epiphany in three dimensions. This traditional diorama is known as a retablo; each figurine is modeled and painted by hand. ; About the Artist: Alejandro Chavez; Peruvian artisan Alejandro Chavez specializes in the creations of retablos, a kind of reverent diorama-altar unique to the Ayacucho region of Peru. He learned this technique as a boy in school, when he was 17 years old and living in Ayacucho, where his parents moved when he was just 2 years old. When Chavez returned to his hometown, he began working in the studio of Angel Castro, a master artisan. Here he refined his techniques in the creation of retablos, eagerly learning the art from his teacher. Later, Chavez formed his own workshop after the death of his teacher and began to give shape to his art. The customs and traditions of the Andean people emerge in every piece. Features: -Hand crafted artisan quality.-Signed by the artist.-Plywood and ceramic construction.-Product Type: Figurine.-Collection: .-Style: Global Inspired.-Theme: Religious.-Subject: Biblical/Crosses.-Finish: Multi-colored.-Hand Painted: Yes.-Hand-Made: Yes.-Solid W. read more

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This handmade creation is offered in partnership with NOVICA, in association with National Geographic. By Guatemala's Jose Arriola..., this ceramic nativity scene depicts the Holy Family, angels and shepherds in the traditional weavings of Santo Tomas Chichicastenango. Handcrafted, they are accompanied by a donkey, a gentle cow and two fluffy sheep. Product Features: Colors: Brown, yellow, red, green, blue, black Materials: Ceramic Largest piece: 3.3 inches high x 1.6 inches wide x 1.6 inches deep Smallest piece: 1 inches high x 0.8 inches wide x 1.2 inches deep Plate: 0.7 inches height x 8.8 inches diameter Story Behind the Art: 'My favorite thing to do is to create new designs and I love the challenge of crafting and painting them by hand,' says Guatemala's Jose Arriola. 'Each design is proof of the richness of our culture. Working with ceramics has brought me many beautiful things, from learning the craft from my mother and uncles, to providing for my family so that my four children can go to the university. I already have a grandchild and my wish for all of them is that they become independent people with a career of their choice. That they be responsible and be respectful of God.' What is Worldstock? The handcrafted touch of artisan skill creates variations in color, size and design. If buying two of the same item, slight differences should be expected. Note: Color discrepancies may occur between this product and your computer screen. Imported Please allow 10 business days for the product to leave our warehouse and to receive tracking information. You should expect to receive this item within 15 business days. read more

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This handmade creation is offered in partnership with NOVICA, in association with National Geographic. An angel accompanies the Ho...ly Family as a cow and donkey look on in this nativity scene. By member's of God's Seed Cooperative, the colorful nativity sc read more

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This handmade creation is offered in partnership with NOVICA, in association with National Geographic. Peru's Alberto Aparicio Can...chari handcrafts an endearing nativity scene featuring the Holy Family accompanied by the Three Wise Men wearing the traditional costumes unique to the Lambayeque region. The nativity scene is crafted of ceramic. Product Features: Colors: Blue, yellow, white, red, black Material: Ceramic Set includes nine pieces Largest piece dimensions: 5.3 inches high x 2.4 inches long x 2.6 inches wide Smallest piece dimensions: 1.8 inches high x 3.2 inches long x 3.2 inches wide Story Behind the Art: A dedicated ceramist, Alberto Aparicio Canchari is inspired by the customs and beliefs of Andean villages. His workshop seems inhabited by half-finished creatures, waiting for him to give them the breath of life. 'My parents taught me the craft and my wife works with me. Most of our pieces are hand-molded, as only the weight of the hand can give the right shape. Pigments are carefully blended together. I hope that my art will be valued for its cultural background,' he says. What is Worldstock? The handcrafted touch of artisan skill creates variations in color, size and design. If buying two of the same item, slight differences should be expected. Note: Color discrepancies may occur between this product and your computer screen. Imported Please allow 10 business days for the product to leave our warehouse and to receive tracking information. You should expect to receive this item within 15 business days. read more

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This handmade creation is offered in partnership with NOVICA, in association with National Geographic. Abdul Salami Amadu works in... sese wood, depicting traditional homes that offer a warm West African welcome. Crafted by hand, this decorative bowl makes a great catch-all for small items. Product Features: Colors: Brown, beige Material: Sese wood Dimensions: 3.5 inches high x 9 inches diameter For decorative use only Not for use with foods Story Behind the Art: 'While in junior high, I lived in a neighborhood where there are a lot of carvers and I assisted them in sandpapering masks and other carvings. This got me interested in woodcarving, and I also did well in art classes at school. After graduation, I decided to go back and assist the carvers. Even though they couldn't pay me much, I felt happy and satisfied, and was glad to go to work with each new day. Now I work on my own. The most challenging part of this craft is when am designing my work, and the nicest part is when I mix colors to paint. My hope is to become an excellent designer.' What is Worldstock? The handcrafted touch of artisan skill creates variations in color, size and design. If buying two of the same item, slight differences should be expected. Note: Color discrepancies may occur between this product and your computer screen. Imported Please allow 10 business days for the product to leave our warehouse and to receive tracking information. You should expect to receive this item within 15 business days. read more

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This handmade creation is offered in partnership with NOVICA, in association with National Geographic. By Jose Arriola, this charm...ing nativity scene depicts the Holy Family, angels and the Three Kings wearing the traditional weavings of Chichicastenango. read more

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Saipin Vanichmongkol designs a festive bunting to greet the holiday season. Sewn of felt, the garland features two snowmen, deer a...nd Christmas trees. read more

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This star sparkles with many colors as it celebrates the birth of Jesus. The Holy Family, as well as the angel, are dressed in bri...ght Cuzco cloaks as Leonor Quispe brings Peruvian stylizations to this universal story. A llama, donkey and sheep smile as they make part of this endearing nativity scene. Quispe sews and embroiders the appliqu composition by hand, crafting characters with three-dimensional artistry. read more

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Bells peal out the joyous news on the very first Christmas. Accompanied by shepherds, kings and animals, Mary and Joseph receive t...he Christ child in a distinctive Andean setting. Twin doves hover just beneath the thatched roof of the stone chapel. Crafted by hand, this enchanting nativity scene comes from Dionisio Rojas. read more

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Larger than life, an angel stands watch over Mary, Joseph and the babe in the manger. The Three Kings bring gifts to the Christ ch...ild and animals kneel in this beautiful nativity scene. By members of the God's Seed Cooperative, each figure is beautifully crafted of pinewood and painted by hand. read more

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The nativity is imbued with the strength of Andean traditions in this set of four Christmas tree ornaments. Alejandro Chavez handc...rafts four versions including a retablo inspired by classic altarpieces, and a chullo, a Peruvian hat traditionally worn by children. A house and a hut complement the set and each features a detailed characterization of the Holy Family. read more

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Triangular banners take shape in colorful African fashion prints, many emulating batik. Strung together in a garland, they bring a... Ghanaian flair to holiday d cor. Yvonne Teteley Plange names her handcrafted design Bronya, an Akan word meaning "Christmas. read more

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Triangular patchwork banners take shape in colorful African fashion prints, many emulating batik. Strung together in a garland, th...ey bring a Ghanaian flair to holiday d cor. Yvonne Teteley Plange names her handcrafted design Bronya, an Akan word meaning "Christmas. read more

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