The weird and wonderful world of the dollmaker
Here's what's so special about dolls
The use of dolls dates back to ancient civilizations. From Ancient Egypt, to Greece, and Rome, kids were already playing with dolls made of clay, stone, wood, bone, etc. But it wasn't until the 15th century that modern doll manufacturing as we know it started in Germany.
Not every doll in the market might be as popular as Barbie, but dollmakers around the world do craft unique dolls. Made in different shapes using various materials, some of these dolls and the stories behind them are truly amazing. Browse through the following gallery and discover the weird and wonderful world of the dollmaker.