Gorgeous, handmade doll from the 'Dolls 4 Tibet' collection. This doll is a Tibetan Friendship Doll. Colorful ribbons hold Dolma's long hair together, which can be untied. She wears a modern-style flowery Tibetan dress especially designed for younger children play. A special, globally minded gift for any child, or a unique addition to any collection!
Approximately 11 inches.
The hair is made from strands of pure wool and the clothes 100% cotton knit. The product is filled with 100% sheep wool and can be hand-washed. The clothing is mostly cotton. All garments can be removed.
Please note: While maintaining a distinct style, due to its handcrafted nature, each doll will vary slightly and fabrics used for the garments are frequently changed.
Dolls4Tibet are unique creations by women who are Tibetan refugees and local Indians living in Dharamsala in the Northern Indian Himalayas.
Our project aims to empower its artisans by training them in new skills and creating meaningful, income generating and enjoyable work opportunities within a homely and supportive environment. Additionally, we seek to preserve Tibet's endangered culture with our personalized Tibetan and Steiner-inspired products.
The workshop is a small-scale, self sufficient, socially aware enterprise which abides by Fairtrade principles. Also, we aim to encourage cross-cultural understanding and social integration Ì´Ì_ÌÎÌí«åÎåÌÎÌ¥ an important aspect of refugee life.
Our dolls are exquisitely handcrafted and filled with pure Himalayan sheep wool. Since each doll develops its own distinctive personality, creating them becomes a delightful achievement for the maker, a unique toy for a child and a precious reminder of TibetÌ´Ì_ÌÎÌí«åÎåÌ´åÈs threatened identity.
Additional doll clothing and accessories available at dolls4tibet.com