This wonder of a matryoshka features carved accents – a uniquely detailed set of 7 rosy-cheeked Santas. Santa’s cheerful red suit is carved to resemble lushly quilted fabric, and has golden embellishments painted on. His snowy white beard is perfectly chiseled – the craftsmanship in this nesting doll will delight you!
15% Off for the month of October.:Price reflects sale.::The decoration on this large woodburned doll features a combination of scenic cathedrals and a floral motif. The doll celebrates Russia’s Golden Ring of ancient cities and cathedrals circling Moscow, including Sergiev Posad, Vladimir, Suzdal, Rostov, Murom, Uglitch, and others. Take the tour as you open the doll up, city by city. Accentuated with gold details, white highlights, and various colors of stain — the end result is subtly beautiful.
This acrobatic clown can balance his clown buddy, his monkey, dog, and cat all on his hands! When nested, he can do a handstand. The Moscow Circus is famous the world over, and this little clown is the star–he’s been a best-seller for years! “Moscow Circus” is painted in English on the front of the doll. Made in St. Petersburg, it’s a Golden Cockerel exclusive!
Hide Inside Higglys features the five children from Higglytown Heroes: Kip, Twinkle, Wayne, Eubie and Fran. Four of the characters nest inside each other. Each character pops open to allow the smaller one to hide inside. Kip pops open to reveal Fran, who is non-removable. Tallest figure measures almost 6″ tall.
Here is a small Russian nester coming from a big tradition. It’s decorated in the style of Khokhloma tableware, which is typically adorned with bright red berries and golden embellishments. This festive style can be enjoyed year round, but makes a particularly nice accent on a holiday table or mantle. A perfect entry level nester.
Russian symbols of hospitality and welcome adorn this bright little matryoshka. Russians are famous the world over for their tea table, at the center of which stands the samovar, or self-boiling tea kettle. Each of the pieces in this nester offers tea table treats, from punch to sweet pies, and you’re the guest of honor! The smallest piece in the set is teeny! Painted in Sergiev Posad, the traditional center of matryoshka production.
The first ever officially licensed 7-pc. RAGGEDY ANN & ANDY Russian nesting doll! Hand painted in the Golden Cockerel studio in St. Petersburg, Russia. This is the only officially licensed nesting doll depicting the famous CAMEL WITH THE WRINKLED KNEES! Copyright Simon & Schuster, Inc. Licensed by United Media. Raggedy Ann and Andy and associated characters are trademarks of Simon & Schuster, Inc. www.SimonSays.com
A Germanic theme works great on this miniature nutcracker that gets housed in an Alpine shell. The Bavarian man wears lederhosen and the traditional Tyrolean hat. This mind-boggling miniature nutcracker (the smallest in the world!) is one of a series of miniatures we make in St. Petersburg, Russia.
These whimsical cats are fun to play with and can be used for storage. Four nesting cats measuring approximately 2, 3, 4 and 7.5 inches. Hand painted with non-toxic paint – great for kids 5 and up or adults, great collectible. Fair Trade allows artisans a fair wage to support their families. Ages 5 and up., Manufacturer: Taraluna – Fair Trade, Organic & Green Gifts
Here’s a matryoshka worth barking about! Wonderful renditions of a St. Bernard, English Sheep Dog, German Shepherd, Bulldog, Bassett Hound, Dachshund, and Pekinese are painted in life-like detail upon the 7 pieces of this set. A long-time favorite and Golden Cockerel exclusive, painted in our St. Petersburg, Russia, workshop by Dima Gavrilov.
To pay homage to the century-old art form of the Matryoshka, we proudly introduce our “Rooster Girl” – a faithful replica of the first Russian nester created in the 1890s by crafters outside Moscow. This historical collectors item, limited to 2,500 sets, belongs in every matryoshka collection! A Golden Cockerel exclusive painted in St. Petersburg.
This little nesting doll is cute as a bug–a Lady Bug to be exact. She comes as 4 little nesting lady bugs full of good luck and bright cheer. This good luck gift is perfect for a whimsical moment, and will be treasured by the Lady Bug collector. Fun for kids, too (3 years or older–choking hazard!). Hand painted in St. Petersburg, Russia.