photo taken by Crystal Kriel
photo taken by jadesmagic 5/10/17
Matryoshka Dolls are inspired by Japanese Daruma (Dharma) Dolls. 7 dolls fit into each other. These dolls are modeled on the founder of Zen Buddhism, and symbolize prosperity and good luck. Matryoshka Dolls represent the Mother and her children.
The Chinese city of Manzhouli houses a large Matryoshka Doll.