Fontanini 5" Elijah Sheep Herder from Fontanini is a gift-boxed, 5” scale Fontanini Heirloom Nativity Villager figurine made of virtually unbreakable polymer and hand-painted in Italy with non-toxic paints.
Create a herding scene by putting Elijah with Sheep Herd 54098 - shown below - and other sheep as shown. A delightful accompaniment to this figurine is a Fontanini story card which offers a fictional account of Hugo at the time of Christ’s birth. Offering a step back in time to Biblical Bethlehem, Fontanini story cards provide memory-making opportunities and have become a cherished tradition for many families.
Fontanini Heirloom Nativity figures are richly detailed and hand-painted in an old-world palette for authenticity and enduring beauty. So many people in the small Tuscan town of Bagni di Lucca, through multiple generations, have played a role in creating Fontanini nativities and religious figures. These 5" figures are hand-crafted from a specially formatted polymer that is resistant to chipping and breaking and then delivered to locations throughout Bagni di Lucca, Italy, to be painted by the locals. After painting, the Fontanini figurines are brought back to the factory for inspection, packaging and shipping. The process is special as it allows you to have a truly "hand-made" Italian product. A delightful accompaniment included in this Nativity Set are story cards which offer a fictional account of each figurine at the time of Christ’s birth. Offering a step back in time to Biblical Bethlehem, story cards provide memory-making opportunities and have become a cherished tradition for many families.
If you had lived in Bethlehem nearly 2000 years ago, what would your life have been like. What could you have been doing when Jesus was born? Find out with the Fontanini Heirloom Collectible Storybook and Story Cards. These contain the very special stories that are associated with many Fontanini Heirloom figures. Every fictionalized Story enriches your understanding of biblical times
Create a 5” Fontanini Nativity scene and begin a collection with one of the many 5” Fontanini Nativities found at MOSACK’S. Add to your collection with the many Fontanini Nativity animals, angels, buildings, shepherds and villagers to create a scene relating to the First Christmas.
The House of Fontanini has been creating old world sculptures in the village of Bagni di Lucca, Italy, for more than 100 years. The life-like, heirloom quality Fontanini Nativities figurines are produced in eight different sizes.
Fontanini 5 Inch Elijah Shepherd Herder-54097