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Bone nativity sculpture, 'Birth of Jesus' - Hand-Carved Bone Nativity Sculpture from Bali

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Hand-Carved Bone Nativity Sculpture from Bali, "Birth of Jesus"

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Realized with beautifully flowing robes and an impressive attention to detail... more

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Realized with beautifully flowing robes and an impressive attention to detail, Joseph and Mary share their love for baby Jesus, hand-carved into a single piece of bone. Balinese artisan Made Wardika creates this stunning nativity sculpture, which is displayed atop a base of suar wood.

  • 0.24 kgs
  • 0.5 lbs
  • 22 cm H x 8 cm W x 10 cm D
  • 8.75" H x 3.1" W x 3.9" D

  • Cow bone, suar wood base
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Made in Indonesia.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Bali and Javaicon info
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  • Free Gift Wrap? No
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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811

Roberta

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01/15/2021

"Beautiful and unique."

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I bought this for my sister who collects nativities. She loved it. Its very intricate, beautifully done.

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Florencio

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01/11/2021

"Magnífico Nacimiento"

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Un trabajo precioso. Mi más sincera enhorabuena y muchas gracias por su trabajo.

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Liliana

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06/07/2021

"A wonderful addition to my collection"

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Such a beautiful craftsmanship. A wonderful work of art. Thank you!

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Laura

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03/30/2021

"Unique Christmas Gift for Mom"

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This lovingly-made statue from carved bone was a unique and precious Christmas gift for my mother. She has many statues of the nativity, but none like this. Such a beautiful treasure.

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Beth Hutton

From Houston TX USA

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11/26/2020

"Absolutely Beautiful"

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The craftsmanship is exquisite. The faces are beautiful. It arrived well packaged and quite quickly. This is nor being put away at the end of the Christmas Season.

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Redhead at Heart

From Kansas City, MO, USA

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10/13/2020

"Lovely and Unique"

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Such a beautiful piece of sculpture! This truly makes me happy each time I see it.

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Doris

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08/05/2021

"Gift for teen"

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I was surprised that it was larger than I expected. Well crafted and adorable! Gift for my granddaughter, and she loved it. Perfect for casual wear

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Granddaughter
  • Occasion: I love surprising her with gifts!

Renae

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07/29/2021

"These are simple & elegant earrings"

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I absolutely love these earrings! I get a lot of compliments when I wear them?

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Gary

From Lake Jackson, TEXAS

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07/28/2021

"Beautiful pendant necklace"

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I love this whale pendant necklace. I have had so many compliments about it. Thank you, Made

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Diane

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07/26/2021

"Stunning miniature work of art"

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I cant get over the detail on this lovely piece--unique and beautiful

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MARIBEL

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07/22/2021

"Beautiful addition"

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Gorgeous pendant!

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  • Bought the earrings for a matching set

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MARIBEL

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07/22/2021

"Beautiful addition"

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Delicate but sturdy.

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  • Any occasion

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.

Wardika comes from a village that specializes in bone carving, a traditional Balinese art that has been passed from generation to generation. When he was eighteen, he began to work as a bone carver and determined that he would become a master carver. Every day, he carefully studied and copied the techniques of the best carvers until he became their equal. Today, he earns a living and proudly supports his family with the sales of his unique carvings. He is able to give work to others in his community and hopes to teach this art to the next generation.

Wardika was a street vendor with an unpredictable income until he joined Novica and shoppers discovered his unique work. Now his Novica sales provide a stable income and he is able to employ artisan assistants to help produce his jewelry.

Made Wardika has received 4 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $600 and the most recent for $4000.

Wardika and his family and his four assistants and their families are dependent upon the steady income that Novica provides.

Made provides for his three children and is deeply attentive to teaching them respect for the elders and the natural world.

This artist striving to supporting their own or their family's basic needs and improve their livelihood.

Made Wardika provides for the education of his children.

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