In 2013, the Barbie doll turned 54 years old. A solid age for a toy – interest in it for more than half a century has not dried up. Barbie’s godmother is an American, Ruth Handler. She recalls that the creation of this toy was inspired by her own daughter Barbara, who loved to play with dolls in adult life.
Ruth called the goddaughter the name of her daughter – Barbie. A bit of history For a long time, the appearance of the doll has undergone significant changes. Continue reading
The doll is one of the oldest human toys. The Russian word “doll” is akin to the Greek “kiklos”, meaning a circle, something rolled up.
The purpose of the dolls are divided into play, ceremonial and dolls amulets. Continue reading
The choice of profession, and even more so a hobby, cannot always be explained logically. Why does a respectable man with a mustache devote himself to carving wooden horses, and does a business madam sign up for courses on making paper-dolls? Or suddenly he begins to put in order shabby and eyeless pups, spend a lot of money on porcelain young ladies and old teddy bears … Continue reading