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Living Dead Dolls
Friday, 30 October 2009 16:54

Living Dead Dolls are not your mother’s collectible dolls.  However, they just might be your kind that is if you are into the dolly dark side of collecting. These horror movie inspired dolls are designed in America and have been manufactured by Mezco Toys since 2000.

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Going Gaga for Berenguer's Babies
Monday, 01 September 2008 00:00

Collectors will enjoy sharing a hug with the 18-inch Beautiful Embrace from Berenguer’s Baby Moments collection.Newest Arrivals Deliver Charm & Variety

Falling in love with the latest offerings from Dolls by Berenguer is, well, as easy as falling in love with a newborn baby. From collectible cuties to precious play dolls, there is something for everyone in this year’s collection of beautiful baby dolls. Charming poses and sweet expressions, combined with adorable accessories, make the company’s current creations simply irresistible.

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Ginger Brook Hollow: An Idyllic World
Tuesday, 01 April 2008 00:00

This 22-inch Grandma Sunday is the overseer of the Ginger Brook Hollow orphans; she is a beautiful sight in her Victorian suit with white underdress and upswept hair. She sells for $300. Dolls, Stories Come Alive in Ginger Brook Hollow

Imagine a place that’s far removed from the congestion, pollution, and sprawl that so often mar our landscapes, a place where sun-dappled country roads meander through a charming little town. Imagine a time long ago when life wasn’t some harried, noisy hubbub—when there were enough hours in the day after tasks were done for merrymaking and little adventures. Imagine that you could instantly visit this place and time whenever you wanted, and stay as long as you wished, lingering in its cheery quaintness.

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An American Original
Monday, 01 October 2007 00:00

Joining “Allisandra,” “Penny,” 28 inches, is a new size vinyl sculpt for Turner Dolls. Her silk dress is copper and gold, trimmed with lime green, and she wears black patent-leather shoes. “Penny”—short for Penelope—has auburn human hair and brown eyes. In an edition of 75, she is priced at $460.Three cheers for Lifetime Achievement Award winner Virginia Turner!

In the 26 years she’s spent in the doll industry, Virginia Turner has just about seen it all. “When I first got into it, there were—at most—maybe 20 booths at Toy Fair,” she recounts. “A few years ago, we counted 370-some-odd doll artists!” While the field of people making and selling dolls has grown more crowded, Turner Dolls always strives to stand out. That’s one of many reasons why DOLLS magazine—itself celebrating a quarter century this year—is proud to honor Virginia Turner with the Lifetime Achievement Award.

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Family Matters
Saturday, 01 September 2007 00:00

pauline holding emmaAt Dolls by Pauline, her children and company namesake carry on the legacy of Pauline Bjonness-Jacobsen

Doll collecting is a small world. The artists routinely make them­selves accessible to their collectors; collectors share real-life stories with their favorite magazine editors; and all members of the industry bond over works of art that recall personal, individual triumphs or global, recognizable truths. It doesn’t matter what continent or country a doll enthusiast hails from, as he or she is part of a larger and more loving community.

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