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Nativity Ger

by ArtisAltai

Price:
$ 60.00




Description

 

This amazing ger and Nativity figurines set has been lovingly created by the women of Artis Altai.  Located in Mongolia in the heart of the Gobi Desert, Artis Altai is an artisan’s workshop that provides employment opportunities for women who have little or no income. Artis Altai combines traditional felt making expertise, used since the time of Genghis Khan, with innovative contemporary craft designs. Every purchase contributes directly towards improving the living conditions of women and their families while offering hope, confidence and dignity through professional activity.

Dimensions (general): ger- 16cm dia. figurines- 8cm h.

Materials: felt, ribbon, wood, wool

Each ger has a hinged roof which opens to reveal the figurines inside.  Included are Mary, Joseph, baby Jesus in a little felt bed, shepherd, 1 sheep, wise man, 1 camel and angel.

The figurines are designed to stand alone and feature exquisite Mongolian detail.  Specific detail colours vary.