Mary, Joseph and little Jesus center this enchanting Tree of Life figurine. Handcrafted in ceramic and painted with loving detail, the festive nativity scene figurine comes from Alberto Aparicio Canchari....more
This handmade creation is offered in partnership with NOVICA, in association with National Geographic.
Mary, Joseph and little Jesus center this enchanting Tree of Life figurine. Handcrafted in ceramic and painted with loving detail, the festive nativity scene figurine comes from Alberto Aparicio Canchari.
Colors: Brown, green, red, range, black, blue
Dimensions: 8.8 inches high x 5 inches wide x 2.2 inches deep
Story Behind the Art: A dedicated ceramist, Alberto Aparicio Canchari is inspired by the customs and beliefs of Andean villages. His workshop seems inhabited by half-finished creatures, waiting for him to give them the breath of life. 'My parents taught me the craft and my wife works with me. Most of our pieces are hand-molded, as only the weight of the hand can give the right shape. Pigments are carefully blended together. I hope that my art will be valued for its cultural background,' he says.
The handcrafted touch of artisan skill creates variations in color, size and design. If buying two of the same item, slight differences should be expected. Note: Color discrepancies may occur between this product and your computer screen.
Please allow 10 business days for the product to leave our warehouse and to receive tracking information. You should expect to receive this item within 15 business days.
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