Christmas by Starlight
Handcrafted Peruvian Folk Art Christmas Retablo Diorama
A colorful box opens to reveal a nativity scene. Kneeling in starlight, Mary and Joseph welcome the newborn Christ child along with a shepherd in Andean dress. Alejandro Chávez crafts a traditional...
Llamas on Christmas Eve
Ceramic Folk Art Religious Retablo Diorama Handmade in Peru
This colorful box depicts Christmas in the highlands of Peru. Alejandro Chávez crafts a traditional Ayacucho-style retablo, a diorama housed in a colorful wood box. The Holy Family, a sheep and a cow...
Whimsical Hand-Painted Wood and Ceramic Retablo from Peru
Energetic and raucous, a band of different animals with bulging eyes gathers together as they play music on traditional Andean instruments as well as more mainstream instruments. Peruvian artisan...