10 pcs/ 10'' Extra Large Semenov Russian Nesting Dolls Set of 9 Hand Painted Authentic and Adorable Classical Russian Nesting Dolls. This beautiful wooden lacquered dolls are hand painted by a professional artist in a traditional Russian style. Russian craftsmen had a long tradition going back to the beginning of century of creating hand painted Matryoshkas nesting dolls. Manufacturing:The manufacturing of Russian nesting dolls is a very specific process. These dolls, made famous in the late 19th century, are still one of the most classic of all Russian art pieces, though they were meant to be toys.
The production of them today is the same as it was years ago. Each of the dolls comes from the same block of wood. The artisan cuts the block of wood into two pieces. Then, the top and the bottom pieces of the wood are cut off.
The process continues until there is just a small amount of wood left. The manufacturing of Russian nesting dolls then continues with the carving of each into an oval shape. After carving them out, the pieces come to life when painted flawlessly. Traditional Semenovskaia matrioshka is made in the village of Semenovo in Nizhnii Novgorod district, Russia.
Semenov style matrioshkas are made by thousands, all collectors have it, as it is a symbol of Russian folk heritage. It is pretty, kids love it and it makes a good decoration for any home. The item "New Traditional Russian Nesting Dolls Babushka- Semenov Doll 10 pieces 10" is in sale since Monday, October 06, 2014.
This item is in the category "Dolls & Bears\Dolls\By Type\Nesting". The seller is "elverado777" and is located in Troy, New York.This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, South africa, Ireland, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, United arab emirates, Malaysia, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Russian federation, Israel, Philippines, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Dominican republic, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, El salvador, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion.