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Worry Doll Ornaments (Set of 6), "Angels of Hope"

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Six delightful folk art angels are ready to grace your tree this Christmas.... more

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Six delightful folk art angels are ready to grace your tree this Christmas. Crafted by hand by the Lopez Garcia Family, the ornaments are 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.

  • 52 grams
  • 0.1 lbs
  • Each: 8.5 cm H x 8 cm W x 1.5 cm D
  • Each: 3.3" H x 3.1" W x 0.6" D
  • Bag: 19 cm L x 17.5 cm W
  • Bag: 7.5" L x 7" W

  • Tule wood, cotton, nylon polyurethane, paper, polyester, steel wire; cotton storage bag
  • 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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Barbara

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01/05/2022

"Worry Dolls"

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I gave these to friends this holiday season. I call her Lucia, bringer of Wisdom as she carries away todays stresses!

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Emma

From Easton, Maryland

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12/05/2021

"Bought for kids"

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I bought these worry dolls for my kids. They are good sized, much better quality than the ones on Amazon.

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Lemuel

From Orlando, Florida, USA

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11/13/2021

"Cheerful Little Angels"

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These angels are really pretty, colorful and original. They will bring a smile to whoever receive them as a gift. I own a set and have given them as a gift too. They look great on a smaller tree. You could get more for a bigger one. They would look nice on a fireplace mantle too. Enjoy Christmas with these six new friends!

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Quitapenas Angels, Cultural Cotton Angel Ornaments from Guatemala (Set of 6)

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Carol

From Johns Island, SC USA

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11/06/2021

"Very colorful!"

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Well-made and very cute. Glad I bought them.

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Jane

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11/04/2021

"I sell these little worry dolls to raise funds for a charity"

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I love these little worry dolls and they always make people smile when they see them on my stall at the markets. Theyre so beautifully made and I have already ordered more!

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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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