Christmas Crèche Photos
Round Pillar Wood Carving Creche (Nativity Scene) from AngolaAngolaA Banana Leaf Creche (Nativity Scene) from Cameroon that shows Mary, Joseph, the Christ child and the three wise men.CameroonCreche (Nativity Scene)  from ChileChileCreche (Nativity Scene) from Colombia made from an Orange PeelColombiaCreche (Nativity Scene) from CongoCongoCreche (Nativity Scene) from Egypt carved from Camel Bone.EgyptBlack Onyx Creche (Nativity Scene) from Equatorial GuineaEquatorial Guinea
Mary Joseph, Jesus and the Three Wise Men Creche (Nativity Scene) from Ethiopia. You will notice the wise men are larger than the holy family. &nbsp;The creche also has an Ethiopian style hut.EthiopiaChristmas Plate Creche (Nativity Scene) from Germany. <em>Die Geburt Christ</em>&nbsp;(The Newborn Christ). The plate is from Bavaria in southern Germany&nbsp;GermanyAfrican Madonna Creche (Nativity Scene) from GhanaGhanaTerra Cota Cave Creche (Nativity Scene) from Guatemala&nbsp;GuatemalaTeakwood Creche (Nativity Scene) from Poland.IndonesiaOlive Wood Creche (Nativity Scene) from Israel.IsraelKokeshi doll Creche (Nativity Scene) from Japan.
<em>Kokeshi</em> (&#12371;&#12369;&#12375;), are Japanese dolls, originally from northern Japan. They are handmade from wood, have a simple trunk and an enlarged head with a few thin, painted lines to define the face. The body has a floral design painted in red, black, and sometimes yellow, and covered with a layer of wax. One characteristic of <em>kokeshi</em> dolls is their lack of arms or legs.
This is a Kenyan Creche  (Nativity Scene) &nbsp;made from soapstone of Mary and baby.KenyaSoapstone Creche (Nativity Scene) from KenyaKenyaA hand carved, wooden Creche (Nativity Scene) from Kenya that shows Mary, Joseph and the Christ child. Notice Mary&#8217;s earlobes and the position of her hands.KenyaMadonna and Child Creche (Nativity Scene) from South Korea.Republic of KoreaChristmas Plate Creche (Nativity Scene) from LuxembourgLuxembourgWooden Nativity from MaliMaliA wood carving Creche (Nativity Scene) from Mozambique&nbsp;that depicts the&nbsp;Flight into Egypt of Joseph, Mary and the Christ child.Mozambique
Hand carved Creche (Nativity Scene) &nbsp;on an&nbsp;Ostrich Egg from NamibiaNamibiaCreche (Nativity Scene) from NicaraguaNicaraguaCreche (Nativity Scene) from NigerNigerWooden Creche (Nativity Scene) from Nigeria.NigeriaCreche (Nativity Scene) from NigeriaNigeriaSoap rock Creche (Nativity Scene) from PanamaPanamaCreche (Nativity Scene) from Peru. The holy family is modeled from clay, with native costume clay clothes.Peru
Clay Church Creche (Nativity Scene) from Peru.PeruCreche (Nativity Scene) from Peru. &nbsp;Count the number of sheep.PeruBirchwood Creche (Nativity Scene) from Poland.PolandThree Kings Creche (Nativity Scene) from Puerto RicoPuerto RicoCreche (Nativity Scene) from Rwanda showing the Holy Family on a barge. Mary and Joseph are in the center.RwandaPlaid Cloth Creche (Nativity Scene) from TanzaniaTanzaniaCreche (Nativity Scene) from Turkey.Turkey
Banana Leaf Creche (Nativity Scene) from UgandaUgandaGourd Creche (Nativity Scene) from UruguayUruguayA wood carving Creche (Nativity Scene) from Zimbabwe that shows Mary cradling the Christ child in her arms.ZimbabweGlazed Clay Creche (Nativity Scene) from MexicoMexico