Category : New Doll

6 years, 11 months ago 27
Posted in: New Doll

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Over the summer I’ve been working on 4 new dolls for an upcoming photo shoot for Vogue Japan.

Lolita â„–2 is one of them, and next week I’ll show you the others, one of whom will become available for sale next Sunday, Aug 19th. You’ll have to guess which one.

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Are you excited?

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More pictures, you say? Well, you got it. Enjoy.

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This cape was designed in the spirit of Art Deco. I definitely had Erté on my mind when making it, but then again, I always have Erté on my mind. His work is a part of me. Same with all of my inspirational artists and experiences. It’s hard to tell where they end, and my own vision begins.

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I wanted to introduce a contemporary, urban element into the cape by adding a front pocket to it. And then negating that, with the decidedly non-urban tassels. I think they kind of clash with each other, but also complete each other somehow. It’s an urban couture-art deco-medieval fusion I’ve got going here.

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The basket is made from polymer clay and reinforced on the inside with leather, for extra strength. I decided to upgrade the archetypal peasant basket look to something more refined and elegant, matching the luxurious cloak. Something more along the lines of a couture fashion bag.

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I’ve always wanted to make a tiny little muff. I’ve got a taste for it with this project. I’ve come down with the MMMM syndrome; Must. Make. More. Muffs.

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6 years, 11 months ago 248
Posted in: Book, New Doll

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At 3 years old, I first heard the tale of the Little Red Riding Hood. At 6 years old, I made my first jointed doll. At 10 years old, I promised myself that one day I’d make a beautiful Little Red Hood doll. At 30 years old, I finally made it. It took me 27 years to go full circle. I feel like I’ve touched the origin of my being.

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7 years ago 32
Posted in: New Doll

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Took some more pictures of my new doll with the new double jointed hips. I had her doing Yoga for some shots. She is too flexible!

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7 years ago 16
Posted in: New Doll

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Hey guys!

I am so very touched by your concern for my well-being. Thank you! My family and I are fine. The disaster in Russia hasn’t touched us. Thank you for being so alert and concerned.

My absence usually means that I’m simply buried up to my ears in work. I’ve been so busy with some new projects, that I just realized I never posted any group shots of Echos. Please enjoy them in the meantime.

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Echo â„–5- Saffron ($18,900 CAD)

Saffron’s exquisite crown was inspired by and constructed from components of traditional Norwegian jewelry, which I acquired during my travels in Scandinavia.

Light and delicate, it’s made from silver filigree wire, 24k gold-plated pendants and disks, that shimmer and sparkle as they move. Other features include two silver Buyao hairpins; a pair of silver earrings; 14k gold-plated bracelets; bead embroidery and Swarovski crystal accents on the printed costume; two pairs of silver shoes; two pairs of interchangeable feet; magnetic mohair wig; custom stand and a specially upholstered tin box.

The doll is porcelain, ball-jointed, china painted and articulated with industrial springs. 13.5” (34.5cm) tall. 2012

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7 years ago 15
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Echo â„–4- Sayan ($18,900 CAD)

Sayan’s crown incorporates elements of Tibetan and Mongolian tribal jewelry, while her name was inspired by the Sayan mountain range between Northern Mongolia and Southern Siberia, close to where I spent my childhood.

Solid and ornate, this sterling silver crown is adorned with long silver pendants, set with 4 red Corals and flanked by two removable, resin-dipped Roses. Other features include a pair of silver earrings and bracelets; bead embroidery and Swarovski crystal accents on the printed costume; two pairs of silver shoes; two pairs of interchangeable feet; magnetic mohair wig; custom stand and a specially upholstered tin box.

The doll is porcelain, ball-jointed, china painted and articulated with industrial springs. 13.5” (34.5cm) tall. 2012

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Echo â„–3- Zhenzhen ($19,700 CAD)

Zhenzhen means precious. Her elaborately beaded crown was inspired by a traditional Manchu Qitou hairstyle.

The colorful crown is embroidered with 24k gold beads, 17 Pearls, 6 glass Roses, Swarovski crystals, dyed mother of pearl, glass seed beads and a resin-dipped Rose. Other features include a 24k gold overlay ring; Pearl earrings; glass roses, pearls, bead embroidery and Swarovski crystal accents on the printed costume; two pairs of silver shoes; two pairs of interchangeable feet; magnetic mohair wig; custom stand and a specially upholstered tin box.

The doll is porcelain, ball-jointed, china painted and articulated with industrial springs. 13.5” (34.5cm) tall. 2012

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Echo â„–2- Willow ($19,100 CAD)

Willow’s crown was inspired by decorative elements of a traditional Russian Kokoshnik headdress.

Draped with long streamers of gold beads and pendants, this intricate and lacy crown is cast from bronze, plated with 24k gold, enameled and accented with 8 rose Zirconium crystals. Other features include two braid pendants that convert to earrings; 24k gold bead embroidery accents on the printed costume; two pairs of silver shoes; two pairs of interchangeable feet; 14k gold-plated hoop earrings and bracelets; magnetic mohair wig; custom stand and a specially upholstered tin box.

The doll is porcelain, ball-jointed, china painted and articulated with industrial springs. 13.5” (34.5cm) tall. 2012

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Please email me at inquiries@enchanteddoll.com if you have any questions regarding this piece.

7 years ago 24
Posted in: New Doll

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Finally! Enchanted Doll introduces a very special, limited edition doll Echo!

Echo is a unique, fully costumed, ball-ball jointed porcelain doll, limited to just 5 pieces. All five, wear different, one of a kind, ethnic headdress, each one created in a different aesthetic tradition. Other features include two pairs of interchangeable feet and two pairs of ornate silver shoes, a printed costume with individual accents of bead embroidery and Swarovski crystals, magnetic mohair wig, a custom stand and a beautifully upholstered tin box.

Originally I was planning to make 30 Echoes, but decided to stop at five, having realized just how labor intensive they are.

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This is Echo â„–1. I named her Orchid Echo.

Orchid’s floral crown was inspired by the traditional Kingfisher hair ornaments of the Qing dynasty.

Each flower in this crown is cast in sterling silver and enameled to resemble the color of Kingfisher feathers. The composition is accented with two pendants, 12 corals, 10 turquoise, 6 Opalites and golden disks.

She has been completed first and already SOLD, but the remaining 4 Echoes have yet to be unveiled.

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To make this edition even more special, I’ve customized five tins with luxurious fuchsia lining, tasseled pillows and 5 discreet but secure safety snaps to hold the doll in place. A precious bed, for a precious doll.

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Remaining four Echoes will be unveiled one by one this week, until all are revealed!