The sculpture of St Mary kneeling is a work of sacred art representing the Virgin Mary in a moment of prayer and contemplation. The artisans of Val Gardena are renowned for their unparalleled skill in making the beautiful statuettes often seen in nativity scenes. It is a testament to their expertise that these masterpieces are made with such care and dedication.The sculpture of St Mary kneeling is made of maple wood, hand-painted to ensure the highest quality colour rendering and finished with great attention to detail in the clothing and facial expressions. The traditional Val Gardena crib dress, with its folds and details, is reproduced with great precision, making the work even more realistic and appealing.The sculpture of St Mary kneeling has a profound meaning and is intended to serve as an example of humility and devotion. The Virgin Mary, in her praying position, reminds us to be still and reflect. This moment of silence encourages introspection and provides an invitation to seek inner peace.