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Handmade Maya Worry Doll Inspirational Wreath, "Inspire"

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By Elias Garcia, this delightful diamond-shaped wreath carries a message —... more

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By Elias Garcia, this delightful diamond-shaped wreath carries a message — "Inspire." He covers it with handloomed Guatemalan textiles and adorns it with diminutive worry dolls in traditional dress, crafted by his sister of the Lopez Garcia family.

According to Maya legend, the sun god gave princess Ixmucane the gift of solving people's problems. With time people started making dolls in Ixmucane's honor and they would tell her their woes, hoping she would solve them through the dolls. Many people whisper to the dolls, then place them under their pillows at night, hoping that the doll will provide a solution as they sleep.

  • 0.34 kgs
  • 0.7 lbs
  • 33 cm H x 26 cm W x 2 cm D
  • 13" H x 10.25" W x 0.8" D

  • 100% cotton on carton, palo blanco wood sign, nylon cord
  • Not a toy and not intended for use in or near cribs, beds, playpens, or carriages
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Made in Guatemala.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Central Americaicon info
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  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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Jamie

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10/19/2021

"Lovely decoration"

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I love the worry dolls and hearts so this piece of art was perfect!

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Dawn

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09/27/2021

"Cute item for display"

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This wreath is such a unique item and the colors are bright and vivid. I have mine hanging within a small wall space in the kitchen and it looks great!

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Su

From Pittsburgh, Pa.

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09/11/2021

"Love the design!"

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The colors and workmanship are great! More beautiful in person. Thank you!

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Thomas

From Ohio, U.S.A.

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09/07/2021

"Beautiful"

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I bought this for my wife and she was thrilled with the beauty of the intricate craftsmanship. Awesome creation. Thank you.

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Wife
  • Occasion: 'just because'

Barbara

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08/07/2021

"Inspiring and beautiful gift"

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This worry doll heart is exquisite and great as a gift for someone going through a difficult time. My friend loved it. It is extremely well made.

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wall hanging decorative doll

Best Uses

  • Great to hang on wall and have the worry dolls remind you that you are not alone

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Friend
  • Occasion: get well soon

Kathleen

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07/15/2021

"Beautiful"

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This heart of worry dolls, is hanging just outside my Giuseppe room. They are to leave their worries with the dolls,, before entering the bedroom. Sleep, peacefully, and be refreshed. It looks so sweet, on the wall. It s also unique!

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