Verbena Blossom Bearer

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Meet Verbena, named for the gorgeous purple and magenta blooms of the same name.

Blossom Bearer Dolls are a celebration of beauty and texture.

Each one has a wool torso that has been hand-embroidered with wool tapestry thread in a freestyle bouquet design. It is then weighted with glass and poly beads in a separate sewn pouch, and stuffed with 100% clean carded Canadian wool.

This doll's long willowy arms are made from liberty of london cotton, and can be posed in an embrace or at her sides. Hair is wool roving that has been styled by braiding and needlefelting. Her legs are recycled vintage linen with the cutest honey bee embroidery, and have only a little bit of stuffing down in the toes, so they are suitable for dangling from their perch on a shelf or tree or wherever they choose to sit. Her skirt is Sarah Jane quilting cotton in a lovely flower girl print, so fitting for her.

When you purchase this doll, you will receive a card with her that reads:

“This is a Blossom Bearer, a one-of-a-kind doll embellished and embroidered by hand. These dolls are quiet guardians of the human spirit. Their closed eyes, long willowy limbs and simple bouquet offerings are little reminders to listen carefully, love unconditionally, and give abundantly. Whether you've adopted a Blossom Bearer doll for yourself or received her from a loved one, I hope she adds beauty to your home and joy to your soul.”

These dolls measure 18 inches in length from head to toe, but their torsos are only about ten inches, so they can sit comfortably on most shelves and mantles. All Maryke dolls are suitable for gentle play by children (or grown ups) older than 3 years, but the hair can get pulled or fuzzed if not handled carefully.
They make lovely décor pieces as well. Of course, one is never too old to love and appreciate a handmade doll!

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