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The last one (C) is a dark blue with a Menorah on the front as well as gifts, a Dreidle, Gelt and a winter scene of snowy windows with Menorahs in them. The other dolls have Menorahs, children with gifts, Dreidles and the smallest has the Ten Commandments on it.
Wonderful gift idea!
Matryoshka Nesting Dolls
This unique gift from the heart of Russia, bearing a rich tradition and the artist’s personal touch, your doll will be treasured for generations to come.
Introduced by Russian toy makers in the 1890’s, the nesting doll quickly emerged as an all- embracing symbol of Mother Russia and the inevitable triumph of successive generations – a sort of national toy. The name itself, “Matryoshka”, which has the Latin root “mater” (meaning mother), conjures up the image of the staid family matron, for which Russia in known.
Art centers, such as prestigious Sergiev Posad, developed unique styles in producing the finest dolls. Taking aged linden wood, a craftsmen turns each set of dolls individually, the smallest one first. Then the artist begins the long process of painting and lacquering – work that never seems to end as one doll leads to the next. The original smiling peasant girl in festive costume has been joined by village characters, religious figures, and the artist’s fantasy to entertain collectors around the world.
Each doll comes with a Certificate of Authenticity (COA), which includes tips for opening and caring for your doll.
Each unique piece we offer was individually
hand-crafted in Russia.
The Russian Doll Company
Featuring hand-made Russian Collectibles
Many of the items we will be offering were custom orders – to our design specifications. Each piece was individually handcrafted by Russian Artisans and are from 2000 and prior. Because of the nature of these items, no two pieces are exactly the same.
We are in the process of liquidating our remaining inventory, so if you are interested in larger quantities, please contact us.
We have well over 3500 pieces in stock. Also, if you are interested in something you don’t see listed, or have any questions at all,
please contact us.
Payment is accepted in the form of paypal, credit card (Visa, Master Card and American Express) for our traditional sales and paypal only for our Buy It Now sales. Immediate payment is required on our Buy It Now sales. If paying by paypal, we can only ship to confirmed addresses. Payment is required within 7 days of sale’s end.
Buyer pays shipping cost stated in the sale. This quote is based on shipment to the continental United States. Please call for shipping charges to other destinations within the United States. We do not offer international shipping. We ship all sales within three business days of payment. We do combine shipping on multiple items. Taking the largest shipping fee of the items won, and adding the shipping charges for each additional item will calculate shipping fees.
Local Pick Up:
We offer local pick up Monday through Friday, 10am – 4pm. We ask that you call ahead so that we may have your item ready for you when you arrive. Please provide twenty-four hours advance notice.
All sales are shipped insurance to provide the customer the utmost security. This is provided at no additional cost.
We are happy to provide positive response for any customer satisfied with their transaction. It will be left automatically once positive response has been left of us.
We accept returns on items within 7 days of payment. Replacements will be issued. If a refund is wanted we charge a 20%, minimum $10 restocking fee.