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Small Terracotta Nativity

Small Terracotta Nativity

Product ID:BC07A
Our Small Nativity Scene is a smaller version of our very popular Large Nativity Scene. It's perfect for apartment-dwellers or those of us with teeny houses! Handcrafted by the people of Chenautla. Each scene contains Mary, Joseph, Baby Jesus, 3 animals and an angel. All figures are affixed so nothing will get lost. This makes a great holiday gift. If you're looking for something similar, please consider our elegant 14-piece Terracotta Nativity. This item is handmade and Fair Trade.

  • Approx. 3"H x 3"W
  • Terracotta
  • Made by Chenautlta
  • A Fair Trade Item
Your Price:$12.00
  • Our lovely terracotta pieces are made from the riverbed clay of the Chenautla area of Guatemala. Families sculpt each piece by hand, dry it in the sun, paint it with a red clay slip, polish it, and then finally fire it. The firing process involves placing the objects on a grate above a pine bark fire with a covering of grass for 2-3 hours. The occasional unique black spot can sometimes be found on the piece and is a tribute to this ancient firing process.

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