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

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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
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  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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Cristina

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09/29/2017

"Beautiful craftsmanship on my nativity set!"

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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"

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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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Ludy

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12/05/2019

"Nativity Favorite"

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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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Kathryn

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10/11/2019

"So much fun for the holidays!"

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The craftsmanship and use of color make this an amazing and surprising addition to the holidays.

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Donna

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04/25/2019

"Love it"

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

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Lorraine F.

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04/04/2017

"Daughter loved it"

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

Jonathan

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07/06/2021

"Masterful Jaguar"

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I bought this sculpture for my wifes birthday, and she loves it! Jose Canil Ramos is an extremely talented artist. This piece is even more magnificent in person. We all love this sculpture, very meticulously created and beautifully rendered. This is our second piece from this artist, and we are awed by his talent.

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  • This was a gift for: Wife
  • Occasion: birthday

Linda

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04/29/2021

"So fun!"

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Love this mammoth mask. Sweet and colorful.

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JOHN

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04/01/2021

"Excellent piece. I like it very much"

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The rooster is visually very striking and strong. Its a delightful image and looks great on ;studio wall

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Carmen

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03/24/2021

"Hermoso Coyote"

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I fell in love with this piece at first sight, but it was sold out. After a couple of months in my wish list I received a notification and immediately bought it. The color is breathtaking as the craftsmanship. Felicidades y gracias José ¡Eres un mago!

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Atticus

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02/28/2021

"Serene Madonna and Child"

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I purchased one for myself and another for my sisters-in-law. Gracefully carved with excellent color choices. I feel a tad guilty as I ve depleted much of Jocara s available inventory!

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Atticus

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02/28/2021

"Playful Jaguar"

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This jaguar is approachable with a sweetly curious expression. An example of Jose Canil Ramos varied talent.

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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 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.

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.

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

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