Made by Christians in Bethlehem, which is located in modern day Palestine, this rustic yet traditional Bethlehem 7" scale nativity set includes a wooden stable, Mary, Joseph, the baby Jesus in the manger, 3 kings, shepherd, shepherd boy w lamb, seated camel, seated ox, standing donkey, 4 sheep, a goat and a gift chest. Stable measures 10.5"H x 13"W x 6.5"D and is hand made in Italy.
- This unique Nativity scene has so many features, we need to list them:
- 17 pieces
- Wood, moss, bark stable (hand made in Italy).
- Porcelain figures
- Baby Jesus is separate from his crib and can rest in Mary's arms.
- 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.
- Nativity is manufactured and hand decorated in Bethlehem, Palestine.
- The production of this Nativity scene provides employment for Christians living in Bethlehem.
- The Christ Child can either be placed atop the straw-lined manger, or be cradled in the loving arms of his mother Mary. Star is made of olive wood with stone in center in center of star comes from Church of the Nativity. $150. FRCA7 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 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. Click on photos for close up view.
7 inch (18 cm)