YIn a twist on the usual story of the birds and the bees, female Seahorses give their eggs to the male seahorse, who becomes pregnant. The process involves a several-hours long process where they hold on to each other and spiral around in a kind of dance. We thought that was pretty sweet and so our string doll Spiral reminds you that the best thing to hold onto in life is each other.
OUR STRING DOLL ARTISTS are based in small villages in the mountains outside of Chiang Mai in northern Thailand. Crafting String Dolls is the main occupation for most of our artisans, which means a reliable income and improved living standards for their families and communities in their economically developing regions. When they are not making string dolls, many of our workers spend time taking care of their families and tending to their vegetable gardens for self-sufficiency. Some have other jobs such as sewing or working in shops and restaurants.