March 8th – International Women’s Day!

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Today is March 8th – Happy Women’s Day, ladies!

I wish for all of my fellow women to be loved, appreciated and honoured by the men of the world all year round, but especially on this day dedicated to us. Perhaps even more importantly what I wish for is self-respect and respect for one another, as well as bodily and economic autonomy, strength, confidence, and solidarity in our long march for gender equality.


The woman this doll is based on, is the inspiring Madame de Pompadour, who was a Royal mistress to the King of France Louis the 15th and a very influential woman of the Enlightenment. Among her other accomplishments, she was an avid interior designer and loved porcelain! She supported and promoted porcelain manufacturing in France and even had shade of porcelain named in her honour – Rose Pompadour.

Because of her love for porcelain, I thought that it would be appropriate to make a porcelain doll of her, in her honour. It’s called Porcelain Pompadour!

Happy Women’s day!

29 Responses

  1. Maia says:

    So very gorgeous

  2. Kiersten says:

    So inspiring! I’m giddy seeing these little peek-a-boos of her! She looks like she’ll be an amazing beauty that Madame de Pompadour would be proud of!

  3. Merri says:

    This sneak peek is stunning….can’t wait to see more! :)

  4. Jayne Wourms says:

    Totally agree with your post, well said. From what I can see of Madame P, she is a stunner! I can’t wait to see more!

  5. Sonia Anne says:

    Thank-you for this post, Marina. A very Happy Women’s Day to you, too! And Madame Pompadour is a great model, to honour Women’s Day! She is looking amazingly beautiful, so far! I really can appreciate the hours that went into this masterpiece!

  6. Care says:

    What exquisite detail – the colors and the intricacies of the tattoo are exhilarating. She is very beautiful and you must be so proud of your work and well you should be. I love that you adorned her with vintage millinery flowers – a perfect touch. I cannot wait to see the rest of her.

    Cheers to you and to everyone here a Happy Women’s Day.

  7. Astera says:

    See…i knew she was going to be a masterpiece! All the challenges and the suffering gave birth to a truly unique new doll. The tatoo work is marvelously detailed (the hands!!) but i think her face will be the most admired feature. The wig-headpiece surely will also be a treat. Thank you for posting this a for the Women Day wishes. Thank you also for keeping us updated despite the tiredeness and pain youmust stillbe coping with. Hope your knee is recovering well. Now that this project is concluded, please do take good care of yourself. A big hug!

  8. Karla says:

    Everytime I see a new doll of yours, I feel it’s beautiful, then you do a new one that surprises more than the previous one. I’m spechles with her.

  9. Melissa says:

    Marina, you have surpassed yourself, and we’ve only had a sneak peak!! So excited to see her when fully unveiled, she is going to be spectacular! I love the 18th Century portrait style painting on her face too!

  10. Silvana Vargas says:

    She`s gorgeus!!! You did great as always!
    I’ve saw about your knee, I hope you are already fine from that.
    Many good wishes for you!!!!

  11. Christine says:

    She is magnificent Marina ….

  12. sarah says:

    Wow, pretty amazing!

  13. Crystal says:

    Ravishing! And I see she is rouged in the style of the day! The painted design is so detailed and exquisite! I love all the little pearl effects, so charming!

  14. Crystal says:

    I do hope you will make your Birthday extra special by presenting her tomorrow! PLEASE!

  15. Aeroksana says:

    Yaay! Happy birthday, dear Marina! Our beloved Muse, the giver of inspiration and joy! Tender and powerful Ariadne that led us into the amazing Enchanted doll world! Thank you for another great year full of creativity, a year in which many dreams come true with the arrival of Enchanted resin dolls! I wish you all the best in the Universe! ♥

  16. Merri says:

    Wishing you a very Happy birthday Marina! :)

  17. Sonia Anne says:

    Dear Marina, may your Birthday be filled with love, laughter and good health! You deserve the best! HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

  18. sarah says:

    Happiest birthday wishes for you today!

  19. Crystal says:

    A very Happy Birthday! And may you have many more!

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  21. Annina says:

    Happy Birthday Marina, wishing you a big chocolate cake and all the best for your new year! ♥

  22. Silvana Vargas says:

    This doll is stunning!!!! So gorgeous!!!!
    Happy Birthday Marina. Wishing the best for you.!!!!

  23. Karla says:

    Hope you had a wonderful and healthy Birthday Marina!

  24. Feyrie Southeast says:

    Do you ever get so focused on your work that you forget to eat or sleep and don’t want to switch gears or do anything else? If yes, then how do you deal with that?

  25. Silvana Vargas says:

    Love your point of view. But to be honest I would save all of them :D

  26. Ama says:

    Happy belated birthday Marina.
    Amazing, I think her lips look like Monika Victoria’s ! Madame de Pompadour resembles her !!! :)

  27. Kevin says:

    OMG I am a huge fan of your work and this doll I adore! Can’t wait to see the full shots of her!

  28. bobbleheads says:

    thank you for your share

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