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Bethlehem sculpture is a festive, biblical village, lead sculpture with oil paint.It is a vintage, Xmas decor, colourful Bethlehem painting sculpture combo, made out of a lead metal cut out.It's a Greek folk art Bethlehem piece now in half price than it used to be.It is quite heave, it weighs a little 800 grams.It was made in Athens, Greece in the nineties by the Cuenta, artistic workshop.
The lead metal is soft and can be bent.You will receive the Bethlehem cutout flat in a box and you can bend it back very gently as hsown in the photos to stand it on a level surface, shelf, table, desk, mantle, etc.
This lovely, biblical village of Bethlehem sculpture was painted with vivid, beautiful colours in red, orange, green, purple, pink, beige, white, silver, brown, etc in oils.
The paint is now peeling off from the lead metal surface of the art work.
This item is in vintage codition and needs very gentle handling.
It shows a cluster of houses and a tree in a biblical setting.Some buildigns have domes. On top of the central, domed building there is a shooting star fastened with a piece of wire at the back.This can easily be moved too.
At the back the Bethlehem, folk art sculpture is painted black.
It comes in a lovely, natural wood case, made by the artist.The cover slides off to open like a drawer and slides back in place to close.
This is a truly gorgeous piece, but has maintenance problems.
You can contact me about any questions you might have about this vintage, Bethlehem art object.
This is a holiday, non returnable item, so choose carefully.
We accept payment by PayPal and also by direct checkout with your credit card. If you would like to pay with your credit card on Paypal, Paypal will take care of that and guide you through the process.
We now also accept Etsy gift cards.
We expect to be paid at check out. If we don't receive payment upon checkout , we will try to contact you, but if you haven't paid for your order within two days, we will have to cancel this transaction and relist the item.
Οι Έλληνες πελάτες μας μπορούν να πληρώσουν και με τραπεζική κατάθεση, ή αντικαταβολή
Εποικοινωνήστε μαζί μας, αν σάς ενδιαφέρει αυτη η μέθοδος πληρωμής
***PLEASE KEEP IN MIND THAT BEFORE AND DURING THE CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS, DELIVERY MIGHT TAKE LONGER THAN USUAL***
We ship everywhere, worldwide, usually within 1-3 days, after your order has been paid, when the items are in stock, for most orders, unless stated otherwise.
We ship every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. We ship with the Greek post ( Hellenic Post).Priority registered mail is used always with the Greek post ( Hellenic Post). Orders within Greece take 2 to 3 days to be delivered, 5 to 7 days for EU (European Union) countries and 7 to 10 days for the rest of the world.For made to order item, please see stated delivery time.
In your country this will be handled with the standard post of your country, for example USPS for items shipped to the US.
We also ship with DHL. who deliver within the next day of shipping for EU ountries and 2 working days for most places to the rest of the world.IN the US for example, you will have your order within two working days, if we ship with DHL courier service.Please, contact us for this option, when you need expedite shipping.We will also need your mobile/cell phone number for shipping with DHL.
We do not work on weekends, or Greek public holidays, so, please understand, if we do not reply to your e-mail, or order until Monday morning, or after a public holiday.
After you have bought an item, or more and when your order has been shipped, you will be sent a shipping notification e-mail with a tracking number, confirming when your order has been mailed, etc.
We are not responsible for any fees, duties or tariffs outside Greece, so, please, if you live outside the EU, get in touch with the local authorities in your country to get information on relevant issues.
We cannot be held responsible for any damages caused after our shipped packages leave our Post Office or DHL offices.
To send your order, we use handmade, hard paper boxes and blister padded envelopes for the jewellery, key rings, charms, etc. We use blister padding and recycled, or custome made, cardboard boxes, if possible for all artwork and vintage items. Everything is meticulously and very safely wrapped and can be gift wrapped if you would like. A note can be included, if you would like us to send this to someone as a gift
Please make sure that the address you list on Etsy matches the address listed on your PayPal account or your credit card for direct checkout buys. Arktos Collectibles takes no responsibility, if a parcel is sent to an old address listed in your order.
If you would like to have the parcel sent to an address different from those listed on Paypal and Etsy, leave a message during checkout.
Just contact me within: 3 days of delivery
Ship items back to me within: 7 days of delivery
Request a cancellation within: 12 hours of purchase
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
We want you to be happy with our art, collectibles and jewellery, so we will exchange your purchase, or refund you, if you are not happy with your purchase and you notify us within a day or two of the estimated 10 days delivery and return your purchase in exactly the same, safe packaging, unused.
You can return only completely undamaged goods within 14 days of having received them, in their original packaging, with the return shipping cost paid by yourself, the buyer.We will only refund the price of the item you are returning, not the shipping cost.
You will have to cover the cost of returning and shipping the item a second time, if you exchange your original item with something else.
We cannot exchange Holiday items (Christmas charms, trees, ornaments, gifts, Easter decor items and accessories, such as Greek Easter candles, Halloween decor and gifts, Valentines' decor and gifts, etc.
You cannot return and be refunded for earrings, or for any custom orders.
We will readily repair damaged goods, free of charge, if we are indeed at fault, when you have received the item.You would be kindly requested to send us a photo of the damaged item.We won't be able to cover the shipping of damaged goods.
With a minor agreed upon fee, or no fee at all, depending on the item, we will repair items you've bought and used for some time, like jewelry, key rings, etc. and as long as the materials are in stock.
We will be unable to cover the shipping cost of re-sending the same item for any other reasons, such as readjusting jewellery items lengths, for instance, or repairing items, after they've been used for some time. This will be an additional cost to you.
For the vintage collectibles and vintage art, most items will have to be replaced, if they are still in stock.
Resending the items you would like to exchange or be refunded for, will be an additional cost to you.
Shipping costs for items exchanged will also have to be paid by you.
Thank you for your custom, we hope buying from our shop has been an exciting experience for you.
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