This nativity scene hand‒painted in jewel tones is fit for a king. Retablos, or image boxes, portraying scenes of faith and daily life, were originally brought to Peru from Spain. This retablo joins this centuries‒old art form. The Regal Retablo is handcrafted by Intercrafts Peru, our fair trade partner creating opportunities for artisans in economically challenged areas of Peru.
- Materials: Plywood
- Dimensions: 4W x 5.5H (at highest point) 2L inches
Meet the Artisan
Intercrafts Peru is a nonprofit civic association promoting export sales of Peruvian handicrafts. A cooperative of artisan groups, Intercrafts that allows artisans full participation in organizational decisions. The group's aim is to keep overhead costs low, to share responsibility so more income remains in the hands of the artisans, and to explore new markets. Benefits to members include health care, loan funds and advances, school supplies and books, training programs and technical assistance.