It is believed that the doll-motanka came to us fromTrypillya (Cucuteni-Trypillia) culture, which received its name from the name of the village of Cucuteni, which is in Romania. In this village were found the first copies of this culture during its heyday - 4-3 centuries BC. Svarga, which serves as the foundation for the doll, is how our ancestors represented the firmament of heaven. It is often found as an ornament on Trypillian clay products. The making of a doll is based on the process of twisting, which, in turn, is a kind of reflection of the processes of nucleation, growth and creation. Interesting is the fact that the doll does not have a face like this, instead of it sewn a cross. Motanka, as it were, is out of time, not in this spatial dimension, it lacks personification, which makes it possible to identify it, for example, with its master. It is the connecting thread between modernity andthe time in which our ancestors lived. Their ancient power, wisdom is transmitted through this amazing creation. A doll-motanka, in the absence of any features of her, ceases to be just a doll, acquiring a sacred meaning. The constant exchange of energy with its owner is the essence of Motanka. This doll is made only by coil. To do this, it is better to use the most natural materials and fabrics. You can use dried herbs and flowers as a material. It's good, if dolls are used for making dolls of old clothes, because it stores the energy of its owners in it, which will go to the doll. However, any clothes for this business will not work! It is extremely important that it is imbued with the positive energy of its owner, otherwise the negative emotions experienced by the person in this dress will pass to the doll. An important stage in the creation of the Motanka doll is the very idea, its image, which you created in your imagination. You must first decide to determine for what purpose you will be doing it, because it is designed to help its owner. The weave begins with a head - in it the plancreator and his energy. The doll is only shaken in a good mood, conveying its joy. Also, the doll is still being talked about, blessing it with a prayer. An important feature of the process of creating a doll is that the nodes on it are not tied. Only nodules are permitted at the end of work on the base of the doll, as well as with the skein of hands (they may not be). Another important point is that the doll has to be finished, since an unfinished business can bring misfortune. Clothes dolls also has a symbolic value. The skirt is the earth, the shirt is the unity of the world, the headpiece is the connection with the heavenly powers. This wonderful guard will serve as a protection to your relatives, save peace and harmony in your home!