The Shepherdess of the Nativity Grande Creche Color Series gazes reverently on Jesus, the infant in the manger, the King of the Jews, the absolute center of this and every Nativity, the definitive “reason for the season.” A community of monastic nuns created this piece, along with the seventeen others which now together compose this nativity scene or crèche. Consider acquiring for your own crèche the Shepherdess along with the sheep, the lamb, and the ewe. By acquiring severeal pieces year by year, you will soon find out that your Grande Crèche is nearing completion. Then, one day, your crèche will be complete and now ready for display during the Christmas season!
The Shepherdess – A Labor of Love, Hope, and Faith
The Shepherdess stands 12.6 inches tall and is composed of local dolomite stone and resin. Each and every piece will be hand-finished by the cloistered sisters in their monastery workshop located in Western Europe. Each sister will prayerfully undertake a specific task as her contribution to bringing each and piece to fruition. Because of how, where, and by whom all these pieces are made, the Grande Crèche (color) is ”culturally authentic” as well as an extraordinary labor of love, hope, and faith!
The Grande Crèche (color) – A Wonderful Gift of Real Heirloom Quality
The Grande Crèche (color) manifests beauty, serenity, and depth wherever it is put on display for Christmas. In many European cities, crèches in every style and size are displayed prominently in public places during the season of Christmas. This nativity set is a wonderful gift that bespeaks with theological and aesthetic lucidity the singular “reason for the season”! This Shepherdess and the entire Grande Crèche (color) is a gift that will be admired, appreciated and displayed for many, many Christmases to come!
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