Meet My Nativities: My First Purchase

When I moved to Kenya, one of my friends collected a nativity produced by a Tanzanian sculptor. I loved her set – loved the artist’s work even more – and thought I’d buy a set of my own.

His work is amazingly detailed. Just look at Mary’s face:

And the patches on the shepherd’s robe:

This is one of my favorite sets. It’s delicate, detailed and, despite being made of clay, very realistic.

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