Elegant, memorable, stunning….Original Heide is a remarkable family business which was established in 1970, and specializes in the creation of dramatic nativity figures with carved wood faces, hands and feet, and are embellished with starched fabric that is hand painted in great detail and period authenticity.

Their very high quality figures are born in Pontives, in Val Gardena, in very limited editions. The entire family is involved in the creation of the Immanuel Collection. The bodies are designed by father Heinrich, the clothing by daughter Ivonne and mother Mariarosa, together with their assistants Christine and Michaela. The intricate painting is executed with great care by daughter Romina and her assistant Werner. The animals are created by son Gerald, who continues his studies at the Art Academy in Munich.  

All figures shown here are priced for 14 cm or approximately 5.51 inches.  Figures are also available in the following sizes:  10cm, 12 cm, 14 cm, 20 cm, 30 cm, 40 cm, 55cm.  Not all figures are available in all the sizes.  Life size figures are also available on custom orders.  Ask us for pricing and availability on any of the sizes noted.

Pricing does not include state sales tax,  shipping from Italy or within the continental U.S.