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Artisan Crafted Worry Doll Cosmetic Bag, "Travel Companions"

Guatemala's Lopez Garcia Family creates this wonderful cosmetics bag that is... more

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Guatemala's Lopez Garcia Family creates this wonderful cosmetics bag that is sure to be a conversation starter. The ivory cotton bag is embellished with quitapenas, or Guatemalan "worry dolls". According to legend, the princess Ixmucané was granted the ability to solve people's problems by the Sun God. Over time, people began to make tiny dolls in remembrance of Ixmucané. They would tell the dolls their problems in the hopes that Ixmucané would solve them. The custom became very popular, and continues to this day. The bag is lined in cotton and features a zipper closure and a fuchsia cotton tab.

  • 60 grams
  • 0.1 lbs
  • 13.97 cm H x 19.5 cm W x 2.54 cm D
  • 5.5" H x 7.75" W x 1" D

  • 100% cotton; cotton lining
  • Features a zipper closure
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Machine wash separately in cold water
  • Made in Guatemala.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Central Americaicon info
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  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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Claudia C

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01/05/2023

"They are really cute!"

These little animals are so much cuter than the usual worry dolls. I bought some of each for Christmas presents and these little animals are cuter than the little dolls.

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Linda

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12/17/2022

"Meaningful ornaments"

These were a perfect gift for my grandson s other grandmother who sadly lost her husband . He was of Maya heritage (Belize). My grandson and his grandmother always exchange angels at Christmas. His grandmother is 84 and doesn t need anything, but these warmed her heart. These will be up long past Christmas.

Best Uses

  • Decoration

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Grandmother
  • Occasion: Christmas

Mary B

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12/09/2022

"Beautiful!"

The angels are wonderfully crafted. So happy to gift for my daughter in honor of her 3 children

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Daughter
  • Occasion: Christmas

Irais

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11/19/2022

"Mal hecho."

Las muñequitas están bien hechas, pero la bolsa es realmente fea.

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Rebecca

From Hattiesburg Mississippi USA

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11/05/2022

"Worry not worry dolls"

Too cute! Joyful creations, great gift.

Purchased Item:

Country Beauties, Twelve Cotton Worry Dolls with a Pinewood Box from Guatemala

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Father
  • Occasion: Christmas

Robin

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10/23/2022

"Christmas!"

I hang these up on the Christmas tree. Then i hang them from hooks on my rolling racks. I have Haitian hand made, steel, exquisite doves on my front door so I hung them around the birds. So well made, too. Whats your door wearing?! They make me happy.

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