Nativity scene sets have become tradition, handed down from one generation to another. They’re often treasured as family keepsakes and come in various styles and materials. You’ll find nativity sets made of wood, porcelain, or even glass. They may include many characters or focus on only the most significant. Either way, they help create an environment in keeping with the importance of the Christmas holiday.  

Nativity sets can be traced all the way back to the year 1223. Nativity sets were created for the same reason we display them today. The porcelain or wooded figures in the nativity scene set to remind us of the real meaning of Christmas. They attempt to de-emphasize the materialism that often accompanies the holiday.