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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, 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
Gift Info
  • Free Gift Wrap? No
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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679

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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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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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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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Holy Family Nativity Jesus Mary and Joseph.

Best Uses

  • A daily reminder of the Holy Family

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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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From Iowa

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10/03/2020

"Cherished addition to nativity collection."

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Superb craftsmanship!

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inspirational.

Best Uses

  • Christmas Display

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From Chicago, Illinois

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06/14/2020

"An Assumption"

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I must confess that I have not actually seen the nativity. It is intended to be a Christmas gift for someone else and it came so beautifully wrapped I decided not to destroy the wrapping by opening the package. But based on the quality of that wrapping and the care that went into it I am comfortable assuming the product itself is well done and lovely.

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Verified Reviewer

01/19/2021

"Unique"

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Absolutely perfect.

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01/19/2021

"Lovely"

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Bigger then I expected. Really pretty.

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From Ohio

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01/18/2021

"Pretty Necklace"

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Always get compliments on this eye catching necklace. It really is very pretty and beautifully made. I moved mine to a silk cord, looks great.

Best Uses

  • a nice gift

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From USA

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01/16/2021

"real one is much prettier!"

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Ive been expecting and finally get it today. I cannot help exclaiming, its much more beautiful than the pictures. The amazing thing is its wing, not plain, theres tiny texture on the edge of wing to make it is like real. You cannot see from the picture. The quality is excellent. This is thoroughgoing hand-made art work. Appreciate Made Wardika!

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01/15/2021

"Unique and beautiful"

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Uniquely made of cow bone

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01/14/2021

"Love them"

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They are well made and the pattern is great, I really love them. If you like what you see, get them!

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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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