Made by Christians in Bethlehem, which is located in modern day Palestine, this rustic yet traditional Bethlehem 7" scale nativity set includes a lighted crèche, Mary, Joseph, the baby Jesus in the manger, angel, kings with gifts, three shepherds and animals. Stable only measures 12"H x 12"L x 8.25"D.
This unique Nativity scene has so many features, we need to list them:
Baby Jesus is separate from his crib and can rest in Mary's arms.
An official stamp of authenticity is placed underneath the base of the Mary figure.
Real olive wood Star of Bethlehem hand-made from local wood.
Star center features a bubble containing a stone gathered less than 5 feet from the Church of The Nativity in Bethlehem. This church, commissioned by Constantine in 327 A.D. is believed to be located at the place of Christ's birth.
Lighted resin stable with plug
Stable has hole in the top to place the star.
Set includes real 24 carat gold, frankincense and myrrh from the Middle East.
Includes three treasure boxes with removable lids which can be used to display the real gold, frankincense and myrrh.
Nativity is manufactured and hand decorated in Bethlehem, Palestine.
The production of this Nativity scene provides employment for Christians living in Bethlehem.
Additional figures available for purchase include an elephant and two shepherds resting in the field.
The Christ Child can either be placed atop the straw-lined manger, or be cradled in the loving arms of his mother Mary.
The wisemen bring gifts in chests filled with 24k gold leaf, authentic frankincense and myrrh.
Star on top of crèche is made of olive wood with stone in center in center of star comes from Church of the Nativity.
Additional measurements for this nativity set are:
Joseph standing - 6.25 inches, Mary kneeling - 4.25 inches, Infant Jesus - 1.75 inches long, Crib - 2 inches x 1.5 inches, Camel standing - 6.75 inches tall x 7 inches long, Camel seated - 3.75 inches tall x 6.25 inches long, Shepherd with staff - 6.5 inches tall, Donkey - 5 inches long x 4 inches tall, Shepherd Boy - 4 inches tall, Gift Chest - 1.75 inches x 1.5 inches, Man standing (in brown) - 6.25 inches
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