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Worry Dolls with 100% Cotton Pouch from Guatemala (Set of 6), "Joined in Love"

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Crafted by members of the Lopez Garcia Family of Guatemala, this set of six quitapenas dolls makes a wonderful gift for friends or family that tells the recipient you care about their well-being and wish them the best. Quitapenas means "to remove worries" in Spanish; artisan Aura Lopez explains the Mayan worry doll tradition. "My grandparents said that the way to use them was to take the doll out of the bag or wooden box and tell it your problems and fears," she states. "Then, you place the doll under your pillow and, the next day, your problem becomes smaller or can be resolved." The set consists of three male and three female worry dolls each clasping a red heart to his or her chest and comes with a pouch made from loom-woven cotton. Handmade using tule wood, polyurethane, nylon stockings, kraft paper, and 100% cotton fabric, the dolls are dressed in vividly-colored traditional Guatemalan attire.

  • 20 grams
  • 0.71 oz
  • Each: 6.35 cm L x 2 cm W
  • Each: 2.5" L x 0.8" W
  • Pouch: 12 cm L x 10 cm W
  • Pouch: 4.7" L x 3.9" W

  • 100% cotton, polyurethane, tule wood, nylon, kraft paper
  • Not a toy. Not intended for use by children age 12 or under.
  • Not a toy and not intended for use in or near cribs, beds, playpens, or carriages
  • 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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  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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01/04/2021

"Adorable Worry Dolls"

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The Joined in Love worry dolls are colorful and well made. They are the best Worry Dolls I have ever seen. I like their larger size because you can actually see the faces. The Lopez Garcia Family has taken great care to make these. Even the back side of them is finished extremely well. I have already ordered the coin purse with a doll on it and will definitely be purchasing even more of their products.

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Love Heart Doll Gift Decoration Valentine

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  • I can use them as a gift for Valentine's Day, Weddings, etc
  • Or to cheer us someone who is having a hard day

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Joined in Love, Worry Dolls with 100% Cotton Pouch from Guatemala (Set of 6)

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From Paradise Valley, AZ

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12/22/2020

"An Heirloom for Great Grandchildren"

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My grandmother collected these Worry Dolls for me when I was a child. She would be pleased that I am continuing the tradition with her great grandchildren whom she did not have the opportunity to know. I am so pleased that they are available through Novica.

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Joined in Love, Worry Dolls with 100% Cotton Pouch from Guatemala (Set of 6)

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From Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA

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12/12/2020

"Lovely craftsmanship!"

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My daughters cherished these sweet dolls.

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Joined in Love, Worry Dolls with 100% Cotton Pouch from Guatemala (Set of 6)

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From Los Angeles, CA

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12/28/2019

"So Cute and well Made!"

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I like to to give these dolls out as gifts to friend that are worried about problems. These worry doll are so cute and perfect to remind folks that their never alone in life. They arrive in great condition and love the meaning behind them.

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Worry love dolls

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  • Gifts

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From Dayton, oh, united states

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12/02/2019

"Fun dolls"

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Love this little worry dolls. My daughter collects these and these were a great present to add to her collection.

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From New Mexico

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04/20/2021

"Gift for my granddaughter"

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My granddaughter absolutely loves her worry dolls. Thank you so much

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From Paradise Valley, AZ

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04/18/2021

"Family Tradition"

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A tradition that began with my Grandmother. Her church supported these missions, and she passed the significance of the Worry Doll message to me: Place a Worry Doll under your pillow when you go to bed at night and give her your worries!. Now, my granddaughters are receiving Worry Dolls, and I share the legend with them. Barbara

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Intricate made with love and care

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  • Peaceful blessings throughout the night

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04/11/2021

"Christmas decorations"

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I love these little angels and cant wait until next Christmas to use them!

Tags By Sujan

very cute

Best Uses

  • Christmas
  • holidays

Purchased Item:

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

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03/14/2021

"perfect gift"

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VERY WELL CRAFTED AND ARE THE PERFECT GIFT FOR MY ANGEL LOVING DAUGHTER.

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

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03/03/2021

"Colorful and cute little coin purse"

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This little coin purse is such a clever small gift. It is very well made. I love the Worry Doll on it and the woven cloth shaped like a flower behind her. The doll is the largest and best looking worry doll I have ever seen.

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  • coin purse, gift to young girl, Storing special small items

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Helpful Friend, Handmade Cotton Coin Purse with Worry Doll

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Verified Reviewer

03/01/2021

"Unique"

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Adults marvel at the craftsmanship and kids love to add them to their toy collection.

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.

This artist is currently supporting and providing for the education of their children, grandchildren, or children in their community, whether it be at the primary, secondary, or university level.

This artist positively impacts their community through job creation and provides jobs for 2 or more people.

This artist striving to supporting their own or their family's basic needs and improve their livelihood.

Lopez Garcia Family has received a $150 microcredit loan with 0% interest.

This artist's work has been featured or recognized in media outlets.

This artist is currently confronting a major life challenge.

This artist supports children under the age of 18.

 
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