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Pinewood nativity scene, 'Faithful' (set of 9) - Hand Crafted Religious Wood Sculpture (Set of 9) Curate

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Faithful Hand Crafted Religious Wood Sculpture (Set of 9)

This nativity scene by Jose Canil Ramos combines the strength of faith with... more

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This nativity scene by Jose Canil Ramos combines the strength of faith with traditional Guatemalan arts. Baby Jesus is welcomed by Mary and Joseph, as well as the archangel Gabriel, the Three Wise Men wearing golden crowns, and a donkey and cow. Ramos carves each figurine by hand from pinewood that was weathered and dried during the summer months. The characters' florid yellow robes and black cloaks are painted by hand, and Gabriel's wings are detachable. Featuring 9 pieces, this nativity scene preserves a tradition that was brought to Guatemala in 1649.

  • 0.53 kgs
  • 1.2 lbs
  • Largest piece: 15.24 cm H x 5.25 cm W x 3.5 cm D
  • Largest piece: 6" H x 2.1" W x 1.4" D
  • Smallest piece: 3.5 cm H x 2.5 cm W x 3.5 cm D
  • Smallest piece: 1.4" H x 1" W x 1.4" D

  • Pinewood
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Made in Guatemala.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Central America
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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 10 years old from his father. It's been passed down for generations and Jose plans to continue the tradition and teach his son how to wood carve.

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 within his community which provides them with a stable income for supporting their families.

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"I couldn't be happier with this Nativity Set."

The carving and painting of the figures are exquisite.

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Jose Canil Ramos

Meet the Artist
Jose Canil Ramos

Wood sculptures

Central America
14 artist reviews

14 Testimonials for Jose Canil Ramos


Worcester, England

I love ""Paxot Holy Family"" for the beauty of the painting of the figures. It is a centrepiece at Christmas.


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I adore my St. Francis Statue. I have it displayed in my work office and several people have commented on it. One way to gently share faith. Thank you.