Kostner Nativity Carvings have been treasured for generations. Each Kostner Nativity piece is carefully crafted from select Alpine Maple. The attention to detail found in these pieces, gives each figure lasting value. Gathering family together to set up the Nativity is a wonderful, age-old tradition. The Original E. Kostner Nativity will provide joyful family memories centered on the true reason for Christmas. Various sets and figures are available in painted, natural and other finishes.