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Kachina dolls are figures made by Native American.Kachina figures were teaching tool to children about Hopi religion, so every home had their own. While some dolls represent people or animals, others represent natural forces. They are decorated with feathers, hair, and sticks. There are hundreds of Kachinas, so it's very hard to classify them.
Porcelain dolls are accessorized with clothes and makeup, and their repair can often be a very involved procedure. There are many tips about the repair, restoration, and preservation of dolls and their accessories which can be very useful.
There are so many types of dolls in the world that it is practically impossible to know everything about them. Yet we can try. Here are some interesting facts about dolls.
Kokeshi are Japanese dolls, handmade from wood. There are two types: traditional and creative. While "traditional" kokeshi dolls are very simple in their design with round heads and cylindrical limbless bodies, "creative" are more shapely and in different colors. They were originally souvenirs for Japanese tourists but today are artistic folk art.