Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 08, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- Rag doll designer Dumyé celebrates Middle Eastern culture through age-old mehndi tradition.
Handmade cloth doll brand Dumyé released its first-ever limited edition series of dolls designed to celebrate Middle Eastern culture.
The three new dolls, which went on sale July 6, 2014 at www.Dumye.com, honor the age-old tradition of henna or mehndi, found in both Middle Eastern and Indian cultures. Each doll comes with its own unique hand-painted henna design on her legs and a small henna detail on her right hand.
Dumyé founder Sahar Wahbeh says the new dolls are an important celebration of a cultural icon.
“People everywhere recognize henna as a cultural symbol for this part of the world,” said Wahbeh. “To us, in the Middle East, it represents health, good luck and positive energy. These values are also central to Dumyé as a socially conscious and eco-friendly brand. And what better way to celebrate the season of giving than with an age-old cultural tradition.”
The new dolls’ names draw on the importance of the sun and moon to the Middle Eastern culture. Sunshine is a bright ray of sunlight, dressed in a full yellow pleated cotton dress. Sunset is a playful girl, wearing a full coral crushed cotton dress. Moon Light looks angelic in her full white cotton dress. All three ensembles feature a golden crochet detail at the neckline. The henna designs are individually hand-painted, so they may vary.
Each unique limited edition Dumyé doll can be personalized with a choice of hairstyle, as well as body, hair and eye colours. For every doll purchased, Dumyé gifts a doll to one of the millions of orphaned children around the world.
Dumyé dolls are hypoallergenic, eco-friendly and machine washable. Each doll body is handmade with 100% organic cotton and filled with sustainable corn fiber stuffing. The dolls’ clothing is designed with mostly natural fibers and the felt used for their hair is made out of 100% post consumer plastic.
A perfect Eid al-Fitr gift, the limited edition Dumyé henna dolls are now on sale at www.Dumye.com for 530 AED or 146 USD.
To find more Details on Dumyé or to personalize a doll, visit www.dumye.com
Dumyé designs beautiful, eco-friendly, limited edition dolls, handcrafted with Karmic Goodness™. Each doll is made to order, personalized with a choice of clothing, body colour, hair and eye colour, and hairstyle. Customers can also add a monogrammed heart to the doll’s chest, and even write a meaningful message for her to carry safely in her Purpose Pocket™. The best part: for every doll purchased, Dumyé will gift a doll to one of the millions of orphaned children around the world. These are truly Dolls With Purpose™. For more information, visit www.Dumye.com.
About Sahar Wahbeh:
Sahar Wahbeh is the Founder and Creative Director of Dumyé. An American from a Lebanese and Palestinian background, she spent much of her career as an award-winning designer and branding consultant in New York City and Dubai. After becoming a mother to an enchanting little girl, Sahar decided to focus on her passion—using the power of design to shape our world for the better. She launched Dumyé in June 2013 and, since then, Sahar and her Dolls With Purpose™ have been featured as the ‘Editor’s Choice’ in Harper’s Bazaar Middle East, and showcased in numerous other publications, including Grazia Middle East, Global Citizens, Style.com/Arabia, VIVA. Most recently Ahlan! Magazine acknowledged Sahar in its 2014 annual ‘Hot 100’ for being one of the leaders in shaping the UAE landscape. It is Sahar’s hope that, through Dumyé, she will play a part in leaving our children a world that is better than the one we were born into.
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For high-resolution images of the limited edition Henna dolls, go to: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/o8pyqya2kbcqta0/AAB7MGCwUTQfCUslYvty4YBPa