OUR COLLECTION — AFRICA — BURUNDI 407. JACARANDA WOOD NATIVITY
This Nativity was carved from light jacaranda wood by an artisan named Dieudonne. He works in Bujumbura, Burundi. Dieudonne and few others make wood crafts in a small village area. Their carvings include wall hangings and banana-leaf pictures. They also make drums. The set contains 10 figures: Joseph, Mary holding baby Jesus, two shepherds, three cattle, and three wise men. The Joseph figure measures 7 inches tall.