Quinua Ceramic Hand Painted Nativity – Peru
This 7 piece Peruvian nativity is handcrafted through a Fair Trade Organization.
Approximately 6″ tall and no two sets are alike.
Quinua Ceramics are human creations where the advancement of its technology, conception & decoration is determined solely by its maker. Although fragile when stricken, ceramic is a durable good. Ancient illiterate cultures are studied through the ceramic objects found at archeological sites not only in Peru but around the globe. Quinua is a small Andean town & considered to be a potters’ town, long known for the production of ceramics. Unfortunately, the violence that prevailed in the region during the 1980s relocated many of the craftsmen near Lima, where they continue working on their craft