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

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
Gift Info
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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Cristina

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09/29/2017

"Beautiful craftsmanship on my nativity set!"

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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Kimberley

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01/06/2020

"Very Happy"

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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Ludy

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12/05/2019

"Nativity Favorite"

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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Kathryn

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10/11/2019

"So much fun for the holidays!"

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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Donna

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04/25/2019

"Love it"

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

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

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Lorraine F.

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04/04/2017

"Daughter loved it"

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

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

Peggy Sue

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08/13/2022

"Stately Angel"

I bought this to add to my Christmas ornaments but somehow this angel stays out all year.

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Angel folkart

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  • Adds calm blessings to my house

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Polly

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05/18/2022

"As beautiful as expected!"

I am thrilled with this Saint Francis sculpture! Like many of his customers, I have several sculptures by Jose Canil Ramos, and I love all of them. The vibrant colors and amazing workmanship are delightful to behold. Beautiful art like this adds so much to a home.Thank you!

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Juan

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05/12/2022

"Beautiful"

Bought as a gift for my Fiance and she loved it! Beautiful carved Virgin De Guadalupe.

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Our Lady of Guadalupe, Artisan Crafted Christianity Wood Sculpture

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Sue

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04/10/2022

"Dancing Rabbit if better than I imagined"

The carving is nice, painting very precise and overall quality and size exceeded expectations. I now own three carvings and love all of them.

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Dancing Rabbit, Guatemala Rabbit Folk Dance Mask

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Sonia LR

From Florida

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04/07/2022

"Love Canil Ramos nativities"

This is my second purchase from this artist. The pieces are very detailed. Love the colors.

Purchased Item:

Holy Gifts, 10-piece Nativity Scene Hand-carved Wood from Guatemala

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Julia

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02/10/2022

"This is a beautiful angel."

This angel has so much feeling and it lovely

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Angel of Hope, Guatemalan Handmade Angel Wood Sculpture

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Confronting Adversity

Confronting Adversity

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

Preserving Traditions

Preserving Traditions

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.

Microcredit Financing

Microcredit Financing

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.

Moving On Up

Moving On Up

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.

Job Creator

Job Creator

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

 
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