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More Information About This Item
- Brand: Ciao Bimba
- Collection: Mini Ciao Bimba 40cm
- Face type: Traditional
- Eye type: Blue/Embroidered
- Skin type: Light
- Size: 40cm/16"
- Hair: Orange/ Boucle Wool Wig
Rachel is a Mini Ciao Bimba Waldorf inspired doll for children, made in a series of 50 dolls. Rachel is 40cm tall. She is firm but does not stand up on her own. Her head is sculpted using traditional European doll making techniques and she has a mohair boucle wig. Rachel comes with her own sweet ginger gnome also made in the Waldorf style. Rachel's neutral expression means that a child can project their own emotions on their doll during play.
All the materials the doll is made with are natural fibres and safe for children. Ciao Bimba source the wool they use to fill their dolls directly from local farmers who wash and card the wool themselves. They then send it to a lab to be tested for pesticides before using it to make the dolls, so they are absolutely safe and healthy. The Mini Ciao Bimba dolls' hair is boucle wool from the UK.
Mini Ciao Bimba dolls wear clothing made from Liberty fabric. Rachel's dress is made from Strawberry Thief Liberty print fabric. The dolls are made by a trained team of doll makers at the Ciao Bimba workshop in Sofia, Bulgaria to the design created by Waldorf doll artist, Maria Asenova.
Why does it matter what exact materials are used? It matters to parents and grandparents to know that the doll that their child will cuddle up with at night is made from the finest natural materials. For those parents whose children have allergies, natural toys are especially important.
We wanted our Rachel to be extra special so we asked for two modifications to Rachel for our customers:
1. Our Rachel has loose hair which can be braided if chosen or styled in a different way.
2. Our Rachel has a dusting of freckles across her nose, because freckles and red hair are a pairing we love.
As our Rachel has been created for us, we provide the stock photo of Rachel and also the additonal ones showing the modifications.
For more about Ciao Bimba Waldorf style dolls take a look at the articles on our blog here.
Ciao Bimba dolls are suitable for age 3+
Certified Age Ages 3+ Brand Ciao Bimba Doll Artist No Best For Age 3-4 years, 5-7 years Ethnicity White Doll Type Soft body dolls, Waldorf dolls (Cloth) Eyes Embroidered, Fixed, Blue Hair Red , Stitched Doll Height 39-44cm Doll filter CIao Bimba 40cm Dolls Gotz Size No Generic Size No
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