Product code: 73023028
Key characters of the Nativity and symbols of Advent are depicted in these Alessi baubles. This set of ten includes everything from Baby Jesus, Mary and Joseph through to a donkey and ox so the entire Nativity scene can be recreated on your Christmas tree.
Made from blown glass and hand-decorated on an internally mirrored glass base the baubles have a luminous quality when surrounded by tree lights. They also have a cartoon-like style thanks to their colours, simple shapes and cute, smiling faces, making them pieces that will be loved by all the family.
Designed for Alessi by Marcello Jori can be hung on wires or attached to ribbons and hung on the tree or as part of a Christmas wreath.
Alessi draws inspiration from Italian industrial culture to create unique, contemporary products. Collaborating with over 500 designers around the globe, Alessi believes that “a true work of design must be able to move people, to convey feelings, to trigger memories…”
Born in Granerolo, Verbania, in 1916, Carlo Alessi studied technical design at the OMAR institute in Novara. At an early age, he worked in the metal workshop set up by his father, Giovanni, in 1921. In the fifties, he became managing director of the company, introducing a new international dimension, which he developed by working with external designers. He remained president of Alessi until 2009, when he passed away.
Alessi is now a B Corp, a company which strives to maximise the positive impact they have on their employees, the communities in which they operate and the environment, by using the business as a force for regeneration and sustainability.More from Alessi
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