9-Piece Antler Bear Nativity Set

By Troy Sice

Animal: Bear, Material: Antler
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Troy Sice's jubilant 9-piece Nativity set is composed of baby Jesus and his manger, Mary, Joseph, the three wise men, a shepard and an angel. Each Bear is masterfully carved of antler, have eyes of inlaid pen shell, and burnt out nose, tail and ear details. Each adult bear wears an inlaid necklace of lapis and some feature an eye-catching red coral cabochon.

Baby bear Jesus is about 1 1/2" long and 1 1/4" wide, measurements include the incised manger. This sweet little one's paws and claws are inlaid with slivers of jet, while its paw pads are inlaid with pen shell.

Mary and Joseph are both kneeling with their pen shell paw pads showing. Mary's unique shawl represents the heavens and is inlaid with materials like sugilite, lapis, turquoise, gold lip shell, pipestone, red coral, jet. Joseph's shawl is inlaid with geometric inlaid sections of pen shell, spiny oyster shell, turquoise, lapis, gold lip shell, pipestone, red coral and variscite. Mary and Joseph measure about 3" tall and 1" deep.

Each of three wise men stand at about 3 1/2" tall and they wear shawls inlaid with a crushed lapis Dragonfly. Their shawls showcase luscious materials like pen shell, turquoise, both red and orange spiny oyster shell, turquoise, gold lip shell, pink mussel shell, pipestone and jet. A top each of their heads is a carved gold lip shell feather and silver accent.

Raising a copper staff in celebration, the shepard is about 4 1/2" tall and 2 1/2" deep. His shawl is also inlaid with dragonfly friends of crushed lapis and hosts gorgeous inlaid pen shell, variscite, lapis, orange spiny oyster shell, turquoise, abalone, red coral, pipestone and jet. 

With ethereal wings of incised abalone, the heartfelt angel stands about 3 1/2" tall and is inlaid with pen shell, turquoise, pink mussel shell, lapis, jet and spiny oyster shell. 

Don't miss this highly sought after and collectible Nativity set. Extra shipping charges may apply.