Guatemalan dolls

Guatemalan dolls

Color is everywhere in La Antigua Guatemala. Color is on the walls, on the flora and the fauna, on the sky, on the parks, on the people, on the food, et-cetera. Why would toys be any different? Here are mini Guatemalan dolls for your refrigerator. I take orders. 😉

There is even an entry on Wikipedia about Guatemalan Worry doll. They are world-famous judging by Google results. They are even therapeutic according to Jay Cross.

Remainder: The Daily Photo Family will be running the Doorways of the World theme September 1st. Make sure to come back tomorrow to have a listing of the participating cities around the world. Also, do not miss it, I have a great photo to crown myself as The Best Doorway of the day (Sorry Nuno and MarieMcc, you guys haven’t got a chance). 🙂

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  • sompopo

    My wife says she will take a few of those. Hay! que lindas. 🙂

  • How adorable! Do you take Mastercard???

    I concede to you in advance in the doorways “contest.” I’ve already used the most decorative ones in Doorways Around the World, so I had to find something really different. You may win Most Beautiful Door, Rudy, but I’ll win Best Accessorized! 🙂

  • These dolls illustrate the lovely textiles woven by Guatemalan women!

  • lovely, I like the one with a baby in hand and a basket on its head 😉

  • Nice shot

  • rudy, exelente foto, (para variar) como mañana comienza septiembre, (el mes patrio) pues creo que voy a poner vastantes entradas a este tu buen blog…

  • LOOOOOVE THEM ALL!!

    Me encanta este tipo de artesanías. En todo México las puedes encontrar, pero las mejores son las Chiapencas (obviamente por la cercanía con Guatemala).

    Amo Guatemalaaaa, y escibir en español en un Daily Photo 😉

  • Liz, regresa pronto y seguido, que aquí sí puedes escribir en castellano.

  • Rudy Rudy Rudy, how did you know i was going to post a photo from a house in ruins surrounded with grass:D
    I’m waiting for that winner!

  • I like to have puppets from different countries if they have a certain cult of them in that place. For example the wayang puppets from Indonesia. It seems I still miss the Guatemalan dolls from my wall:)

  • mira este enlace rudy talvez te guste el efecto y talvez te pueda ayudar en el futuro

    http://www.flagrantdisregard.com/flickr/output/hockney2813913.jpg

    http://www.flagrantdisregard.com/flickr/hockney.php

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  • el indio

    yo vendo bolsas, munecas, pulseras, ropa tipica de guatemala en fin… de todo.

  • I think you shared some very useful information which really attracted lots of people over here.