Worry Dolls in Traditional Yellow Balsa Wood Box

Mexico & Guatemala
$3.00
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A traditional yellow oval box that holds six one inch Worry Dolls. Each doll is unique as they are made by adept hands in Guatemala. Each set will be unique, samples of variations shown in the photos.

• Material: Wire, Wood with bits of Guatemalan fabric and fiber
• Size: Dolls Approx 1" tall, Balsa Wood Box 1 1/2" Tall x 1 3/4" Wide x 1" Deep
• Origin: 
Fair Trade Made in Guatemala
• Packaged: Story Card and Gift Boxed
• Variation: Due to the handmade nature of this item, each box design and dolls inside will be unique and differ from photos.

There is a legend amongst the Highland Maya villages of Guatemala. It is that worry dolls have the ability to remove worries from sleeping children. Children tell one worry to each doll when they go to bed at night and place the dolls under their pillow. In the morning the dolls have taken their worries away.