Gorgeous Hallmark Holiday Memories Barbie.
Winter Luck Charm. Incredible Charming Energy.
Here's The Story . . .
My great grandmother was very spiritual, and she had a large doll collection. Her daughter, my great aunt, took after her mother in many ways from appearance to personality and interests. She, too, collected dolls, and so do I. I would love to keep all of their dolls, but I already have a room full of my own (and, of course, many of theirs).
A couple years ago, my great aunt passed on, and her son gave all her "girly" items to my cousin and me. This doll is one of among many.
The doll was a Christmas present to my great aunt from her son. As with all her dolls, she cherished it greatly. But this one was special because it came from her beloved son. She performed a "winter enchantment" on the doll, giving it "life" through her personal energy. She blessed it by the Celtic saints, as she was Irish Catholic. Every Christmas season, she’d include this doll with her other decorations. Her children, grandchildren, siblings, nieces, nephews, neighbors, and friends would all visit during the holiday season for luck throughout the year.
I have vivid memories of this doll while visiting during the holidays. My relatives and family friends would put pieces of paper under and around the doll with their names on it. This was said to bring them protection and luck throughout the year. I did this a few times myself and had a good year following. Some people swore by it and wouldn't miss a year. She has incredibly charming energy and looking at her puts you in a happy mood.
Although I’m spiritual myself, I am extremely logical and down-to-earth. I absolutely believe that some items have deep spiritual energy attached to them because of a person's attachment to that item in life or because of their strong will to charm or enchant it. Energy never dies. But I also recognize that some things are simply superstition and have no real significance behind them. This item, I believe, is a little bit of both.
My great aunt charmed it at one time, and she loved it very much. And so many of her family members and friends put emphasis on it being an absolute treasure for luck and protection. I'm just not sure if it had THAT strong of a will, or if the person wishing on it did. Regardless, it's an interesting, beautiful item, and you have nothing to lose by submitting a Christmas wish to her as so many others have done before you.
This is a Hallmark Special Edition (limited) Holiday Memories Barbie Doll. It's a collector's doll but may be given to a child as well. She’s dressed in 1910 attire, a white holiday hat with a flocked white coat lined in brown faux fur and a red dress. Included are a pair of brown fashion boots and a stamped, plastic doll stand. She has blonde hair and green eyes. Size is 12 inches high. Created in 1995, she is in perfect mint condition. She was stored extremely well in a smoke-free house for 27 years, never handled except for set-up, and only displayed during the Christmas season. (Box is not included.) She's absolutely gorgeous. I've seen this doll in mint condition selling on the internet for up to $275. I've seen it in good condition priced at $100. It originally sold for $45.
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Gorgeous Hallmark Holiday Memories Barbie. Vintage. Mint Condition. Collector's Doll. Charmed With "Winter Luck & Blessings Magic"
Gorgeous Hallmark Holiday Memories Barbie.