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Hand-Painted Wood Chicken Nativity Scene (9 Piece), "Christmas Chicks"

byJose Canil Ramos: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (120)
For a whimsical addition to your home decor during the holiday season, this... more

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For a whimsical addition to your home decor during the holiday season, this nativity scene from Guatemala is the work of Jose Canil Ramos. Depicted as chickens, the characters from the traditional nativity are carved by hand from pinewood, featuring hand-painted designs. The hens and roosters are accompanied by a turkey and a duck. The angel's wings are removable; Jesus, Joseph, and Mary each have a removable base.

  • 1.10 kgs
  • 2.4 lbs
  • Largest piece: 26.5 cm H x 7.5 cm W x 9.5 cm D
  • Largest piece: 10.5" H x 3" W x 3.7" D
  • Smallest piece: 4.5 cm H x 2.5 cm W x 6 cm D
  • Smallest piece: 1.8" H x 1" W x 2.4" D

  • Pinewood
  • Some assembly required
  • 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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  • Free Gift Wrap? No
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

Reviews by Customers

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Total reviews

120

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11/01/2020

"Magnifique!"

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Bravo pour cette merveille! Votre crèche va rejoindre notre collection de crèches du monde ;chaque année elle sera exposée au coté dautres crèches dans notre village au moment de Noel. très beau travail, merci.

Best Uses

  • exposition de crèche du monde
  • Expo de crèche du monde
  • Collection privée

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Calaveras, Artisan Crafted 9-Piece Day of the Dead Theme Nativity Scene

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10/20/2020

"San Francisco s Patron Saint"

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As a San Franciscan I wanted to add this santo to my collection of artworks from Jose Canil Ramos (Jocara). It is even more beautiful than the featured photo: Saint Francis has a beautiful soulful face.

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Saint Francis with a Quetzal, Rustic Sculpture of Saint Francis with a Quetzal Bird

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10/18/2020

"Cutest nativity"

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The most adorable nativity I have ever seen. Great colors and detailed designs! Dont miss this!!!

Purchased Item:

Petite Creche, Petite Carved Wood Nativity Scene (Set of 7)

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10/08/2020

"A companion piece to Angel of Hope"

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Beautiful and solid carved and painted angel. The two angels together look remarkable.

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10/07/2020

"Felix Navidad"

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Extraordinary craftsmanship at such a reasonable price. The figures have real dignity.

Purchased Item:

Rejoice, Wood Nativity Scene Sculpture Set of 9

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10/07/2020

"Dos Angeles"

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The angels of Hope and Gratitude are beautifully carved and painted and work best together as a serene, watchful pair.

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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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