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Set of 100 Guatemalan Worry Dolls with Pouch in 100% Cotton, "The Worry Doll Clan"

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Dressed in a variety of colorful dresses, 100 Guatemalan worry dolls are here to preserve ancient Maya traditions. Legend has it that the Maya Sun God gave princess Ixmucané the gift of solving people's problems. With time people started making dolls in Ixmucané's honor and they would tell her their woes, hoping she would solve them through the dolls. "This tradition is still alive," says Ana from the Lopez Garcia Family. "The idea is to have many worry dolls and trust each one with whatever troubles you. Once you've told them, you put them under your pillow. It is said that during the night, while we sleep, the dolls will whisper the solution to our troubles. For us, crafting the worry dolls - muñequitas quita penas - is our main source of income. It allows us to provide our children with an education as well as a job for all of us."

The set of 100 arrives in a pedal-loomed cotton pouch.

Please expect slight variations in color and size as each doll is crafted by hand with available materials, rendering each one unique.

  • 0.30 kgs
  • 0.7 lbs
  • Each: 6.35 cm H x 2 cm W x 1.8 cm D
  • Each: 2.5" H x 0.8" W x 0.7" D
  • Pouch: 27.94 cm L x 21.59 cm W
  • Pouch: 11" L x 8.5" W

  • 100% cotton, polyurethane, tule, nylon, paper
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Not a toy and not intended for use in or near cribs, beds, playpens, or carriages
  • Not a toy. Not intended for use by children age 12 or under.
  • 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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10/25/2019

"Most useful set of anything!"

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Who doesn?t love worry dolls? These are beautiful, no two alike but all colorful with sweet faces. We give them as gifts, tuck them under our childrens? pillows, and just generally enjoy them, kids and grownups alike. This purchase reaps exponential benefits :)

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Rosalind

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10/24/2021

"For Me to give to my Family"

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Who cant use a Trouble Doll? These are freely given to all in my family and me!

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Cathleen

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05/08/2022

"Christmas gift for seven year old granddaughter"

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My seven year old granddaughter loves little figures and these delighted her. I gave them to her a few days before Christmas so she could hang them on the tree if she wanted and she yelled Best present ever!

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

Larry

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05/04/2022

"Love the Worry Doll League."

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Love the Worry Doll League. The workmanship is Wonderful., Great price good delivery.

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Cheryl

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04/13/2022

"Worry Dolls"

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I absolutely love the the detailed work this wonderful family has made. Thank you with all my heart.

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  • This was a gift for: Granddaughter
  • Occasion: Just because I love you.

Michael

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04/03/2022

"Perfect Gifts"

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I purchased these worry dolls for a young friend who visits with her parents and believe she will love them. The artistry and craftsmanship is wonderful.

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