Dolly - the guardian of happiness

The ancient Slavs particular importance attached talismans and amulets, committing them to protect and preserve the most valuable health, child welfare and family peace of mind.

Amulet for luckAmulet for luck

The most common talisman among the common people in those days were regarded as rag dolls motanki. They exist great variety, and each of these crafts with their hands in charge of a particular area of ​​life and a life of its owner. I enjoyed great popularity and amulet for good luck and good fortune - a special doll.

Differences dolls for good luck

Each of us at all times tends to very specific things: happiness, well-being and health. But very often bring in their own destiny and his own house, these simple and complex at the same time things can not be the usual methods, especially in regard to the approval of the ephemeral status as happiness. In this case, to the aid of magical items: a variety of charms and amulets.

We know and believe in things like our ancestors: ancient Slavs surrounded themselves and their home throughout their lives a large number of amulets and talismans. One of the most popular was the cloth doll motanka that brings its owner good fortune and luck.

It created such motanka according to the general rules of the manufacture of their own hands all knotted rag dolls-amulets:

  • In the process of creating their own hands dolls for good luck and good fortune did not have to use a cutting or piercing items, so as not to spoil and does not "pierce" to invest energy in it.
  • As with any other motanki, doll for good luck and good fortune had no facial features, ie It was completely featureless. This was done to ensure that no extraneous soul could not take possession of a talisman, thus opening access to it for the dark forces.
  • Make a doll followed only their own hands, and to the process allows only women. Should be attentive to the process and to implement it in good humor, putting in ward only good emotions.

Obereg of happiness with his own hands Obereg of happiness with his own hands

However, at the same time, there were also features of the creation of such dolls for good luck and good fortune, and they are concerned, first of all, its appearance:

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  • Such an amulet was created only in miniature form: the size of dolls should not have more than 5-6 cm This is done to ensure that the owner was able to wear a talisman crafts with them, not only decorate her own house..
  • Externally doll for luck and luck was portrayed as a girl with very long hair, braided into a braid. Besides this baby definitely was raised to the top of the handle, as if trying to reach the sun.
  • Long braid doll-talisman must be directed upwards and forwards at the same time. This helps promote a better magic items to its owner in achieving new goals and the conquest of new vertices. In addition such an arrangement helps hair miniature doll achieve greater stability on a flat surface.

Following all these simple rules, you can own hands to create the right amulet, which not only protects you, but also to attract into your life and your house of happiness and good luck.

Meaning warding

Special appearance dolls to happiness is not chosen by chance: every element in this magical amulets enhances the subject in the energy sector as a whole.

Charm of a woman's happiness

Charm of a woman's happiness

For example, excessively long braid located upward and forward, in itself carries significant symbolic value: long braid in its meaning speaks of health and longevity, wealth and beauty.

Such an element motanku always speaks about the predominance of the feminine in amulets, crafts confers special powers of the weaker sex.

Dolly for happiness is created with his own hands in a small amount in order that it can be easy to carry everywhere with you, in which case little helper will assist its owner has always and in all undertakings, and not just to attract good fortune in his house.

Occasionally you could meet a similar amulet and masculine: in this case, dress dolls were attached pronounced features of men's clothing. Such kuklak also be made with a long braid, but it was located a little differently: hack was leaning on a scythe, which necessarily has one end directed to the ground.

How to make your own hands happiness doll

In order to make such a talisman, which will decorate your home, you first need to tune in to the right inner spirit: all the thoughts that you will experience at this time, be sure to appear on your hand-made article. Therefore, if you are not confident in their abilities and feel depressing emotions, the process of creating a talisman is better to move the next day.

Also, do not tinkering with his own hands the doll happiness for big religious holidays and Sundays.

In addition, you should prepare in advance the following items and materials:

  • Two square cut white or a light shade fabric, size 10 × 10 cm.
  • Natural linen.
  • Two tissue bright color circle, with a diameter of 3 cm each.
  • The segment rectangular colored fabric on the dress for dolls, whose length is 15 cm and 5 cm height.
  • Skein of wool yarn strong red color.
  • Comb made of natural material such as wood.

All you need

All you need

When all the necessary materials will be at your fingertips, and you'll be set up correctly to work, you can begin to the process of manufacturing dolls for happiness, which then adorn your home:

Step 1

To create the main element - the hair - carefully comb flax, and tie one of the strands in the middle of the segment. Hards and should not be thrown away, it is necessary for decorative doll hairstyles on the last step of the process.

comb flax

comb flax

step 2

From one of tissue, making squares twist, which ends tightly tied with red thread - it will be the future shoes of pupa. Twist and fold in half, departing from the edge of 1 cm, bandages thread tight. So we got the body of the future talisman.

Stranding

Stranding

step 3

Master of stripping head for dolls: it evenly and firmly screwed on it should be free centimeter calf. Expand a head to be 3 cm.

Form the head of the pupa

Form the head of the pupa

step 4

From the second square of light fabric should form a head, hands, and shirt. To do this, cut through the middle put the head of the tow and tightly tie up a red thread in the neck. From lint-free corner by means of cross-shaped twist yarn formed shirt and hands.

Forming shirt

Forming shirt

Form a hand

Form a hand

step 5

Cut-colored fabric for the skirt is gathered and should be secured at the most handles the doll, thereby lifting them up tightly.

Make a skirt

Make a skirt

step 6

In order to form the hair should be combed flax attach to the doll's head so that the tied part formed parted hairstyles. Densely covering the nape hair talisman, flax should be fixed, tied under the neck.

we do hair

we do hair

step 7

From the free edge of the county tight plait braid and fold it so that it looked both up and down. Secure the end of the braid a beautiful braid or barrette.

weave braid

weave braid

finished dolls

finished dolls

Baby-doll is ready for happiness: wear it with him or her decorate your home, and you will feel that luck turned to face you.



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