Matryoshka (nesting doll) toy is one of the symbols of Russia. Making one doll manually requires a lot of time and special materials (natural linden-tree, paints and varnishes of ancient recipes). Therefore, original handmade matryoshka can't come at a very low price. In Russian traditions a matryoshka symbolizes family well-being, wealth and prosperity. For centuries talented Russian craftsmen have been creating these outstanding works of art to show the true beauty of Russian folklore.
This pacticular kind of matryoshka is one of the most famous varieties of nesting doll desings. It is made in a style peculiar to artisis from city of Semenov where matryoshka making used to be the main craft.
Give a gift with a meaning to somebody you really care for or treat yourself to this wonderful symbolic Russian masterpiece.
Three of the four nesting dolls were excellent, yet one of them was ill-fitting in the largest piece and will not close or open properly.