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Jedando Handicrafts

Hand-carved Wood Nativity Set from Kenya

Celebrate Christmas with this ornate family heirloom that will be cherished for generations to come.  This hand-carved wood Nativity Set depicts the Christmas story in great detail with 14 pieces that range in size from six to eight inches tall.  Each nativity piece is exquisitely carved from a wild wood that is a species related to olive wood, found in Kenya.  Kenyan artisans use simple hand tools to craft the intricate characters which include the Holy family, three wise men, two shepherds, an angel, four animals and a star on a stand (2 parts). 

Product Features:

  • Measurements:  The star is approximately 8 inches tall and the wise men are approximately 6 inches tall.  
  • A true family heirloom.
  • Periodically wipe with soft cloth and natural mineral oil to maintain the beauty and luster.
  • Socially responsible product assortments that is empowering consumers to purchase according to their values and help alleviate poverty.
  • Fair Trade.

Story Behind the Art: 

Wood carving among the Kamba tribe in Kenya is well-known.  Each piece of  wood is carved using rudimentary tools, giving each piece the unique marks left by the hand  of the artisan.   

Note: Because these are made by hand using rudimentary hand tools, no two sets are identical and variations are to be appreciated and enjoyed by the consumer.  Sizes will vary from set to set.  

Meet the Maker : Jedando Handicrafts
Working with more than 100 individual carvers in Machakos, Kenya,Jedando Modern Handicrafts markets african handicrafts primarily made of wood and bone worldwide. Carving is a... read more