Rounding out our look at Christmas in July, we look at five more great Willow Tree options to bring depth and character to your nativity displays. Following up on the collections we discussed previously, all of these figurines are designed to be displayed alongside your other Willow Tree favorites, these figurines and setting pieces are sure to make your holiday season all the more special and offer the finishing touches to your seasonal décor.
Shepherd with Stable Animals
This four-piece set provides more life to your nativity with a shepherd figurines and his camel, along with two additional sheep figures. The shepherd holds a young calf beside him, nurturing it as another sign of the new life that surrounds scenes of the nativity. With these figures, add more ambiance and life to your seasonal scene. The figures are accompanied with the words “Surrounding the new life with love and warmth,” and all pieces have been designed to seamlessly fit alongside your existing Willow Tree nativity items.
Ox and Goat Figurines
A companion set of barnyard friends, the Ox and Goat set make an excellent addition to any nativity setting. The included card reads “Offering warmth and protection,” which is embodied in the implied strength and virility of these animals. Standing 3.5 inches in height, these figures will help fill the stable scene at the heart of your holiday decorations.
This figurine is one most commonly seen in Italian nativity scenes and is one of the more recent additions to the Willow Tree nativity family. The shepherd zampognaro, which means “bagpipe player,” stands 9 inches tall and holds the traditional instrument in his arm, his other resting on the head of a young calf. Embodying the calls that went out to the world celebrating the news of the young Jesus’ arrival on Earth, the card with this figure reads “A shepherd’s gift … a joyous melody … proclaiming the news!”
Little Shepherdess Figurine
A perfect addition to your stable scene, the Little Shepherdess figurine gazes innocently at the wonder before her with the miraculous arrival of the young savior that holy evening in Bethlehem. Accompanied by two sheep figures, the Shepherdess stands 5 inches in height and is designed to rest alongside the rest of your favorite Willow Tree nativity items. The card with this figure captures her pose perfectly: “Behold, a little love on earth.”
Wooden Crèche Nativity Platform
No set is complete without a proper stage, and the Willow Tree Crèche Nativity Platform provides just the perfect place to assemble your whole nativity scene. This large piece serves as the perfect focal point for your whole collection of figurines. Standing 17 inches tall, the Crèche Nativity Platform offers plenty of space and a beautiful backdrop for your whole holiday display.
While Christmas is five months away, it’s never too early to start planning your display. Check out our entire line of nativity items – many of which are currently on sale! – and complete your Willow Tree figurine collection today.