These handcrafted colourful GUATEMALAN WORRY DOLLs are ideal for anyone who suffers with anxiety, stress, worry or something similar, they can be kept close to hand for those times when some reassurance or comfort are required. There is a story that when Mayan people have worries, they tell them to the worry dolls and then when ready for sleep they put them under their pillows. By morning the worry dolls will have taken all their worries away.
These dolls will make a THOUGHTFUL GIFT for anyone who currently suffers in silence, If you have a concern, share it with a worry doll The dolls measure 3cm (H) x 1.5cm (W)| 1.25 inches (H) x 0.5 inches (W), please note that they are not suitable for children under the age of 7, they are not toys, inside of the basket comes a description of the worry dolls and the purpose of them.
The 72 mini dolls are presented in a small wicker basket that measures 9cm (W) x 4cm (H) | 3.5 Inches (W) x 1.75 Inches (H)
These cute little dolls are HANDMADE by a group of Mayan women living near the Atitlan Lake in the mountainous region of Guatemala, the dolls have been produced under fair trade conditions so you can be confident that this item has been carefully made in good working conditions.
Worry dolls have played a role in modern paediatrics and child psychiatry. During a psychological interview with children, some counsellors have offered a worry doll to the child as an imaginary, but trustworthy listener, allayer and contact person. The doll, in turn, will work for psychiatrists, psychologists, educators and parents as some kind of agent and trouble-shooter between child and adult