Worry Dolls Share the Love

Set of 6 Guatemalan Worry Doll Ornaments Crafted by Hand

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SKU: 269784
Traditional Guatemalan worry dolls share the love as festive ornaments by the Lopez Garcia Family. Each doll in the set of six is crafted by hand and wears a handwoven skirt and headdress. 'The idea is to trust each doll with whatever troubles you. It is said that during the night, while we sleep, the dolls will whisper the solution to our troubles,' says Ana from the Lopez Garcia Family. The set of six arrives in a hand-loomed cotton pouch.

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.

Please expect slight variations in color and size as each doll is crafted by hand with available materials, making each one unique.
  • 100% cotton, polyurethane, tule, nylon, paper
  • 0.14 lbs
  • Each (6): 3 inches H x 2 inches W x 0.6 inches D
  • Pouches (6): 4 inches L x 3.3 inches W
  • Made in Guatemala

Meet the Artist

Lopez Garcia Family

6 Reviews

  • 5
    Excellent and adorable!

    Posted by Timothy on Apr 7th 2020

    I love these worry dolls. There were an excellent value and I am giving (some of them) as gifts to my closest friends during this horrendous virus pandemic. Definitely recommend them. They are quality and beautiful!

  • 5
    I bought the two sets - both just delightful

    Posted by Denn on Feb 4th 2020

    Beautifully handcrafted and with the tiny bags to match it made it a special treat! Thankyou for your special craftsmanship.

  • 5
    Ornament or Special Item

    Posted by Charlotte on Jan 13th 2020

    I bought these for my family of worriers. I hope they will bring them some special memories and relief.

  • 5
    My Sweet Little Dolls

    Posted by Sevin on Nov 30th 2019

    These colorful little dolls are quite lovely hanging on my curtain rod.

  • 5
    Colorful Ornaments for our tree

    Posted by Carol on Dec 22nd 2018

    These charming "Worry Doll" ornaments are in such cheerful colors that they make me smile every time I see them on our Christmas tree. I think I'm going to have to find some place to display them after we take down the tree.

  • 5

    Posted by Dana on Sep 28th 2017

    I pick a theme each year for Christmas. This year it's Around the world. I love that these fit so well with other ornaments that I'm collecting. I love that they are handmade and not store bought.