From Russian Nesting Doll Couture to Geeky Babooshkas

By: Marissa Brassfield - Published: Apr 26, 2009   Updated: May 13 2011
Matryoshka dolls, also known as Russian nesting dolls, have inspired a number of creative stacking innovations. From matryoshka couture to giant matryoshka invaders, you'll see how this basic child's toy has been adapted into a number of very adult manifestations.

My favorite are the color-changing Matryoshka lamps, which provide a geeky modern alternative to a retro lava lamp. Which is your favorite?

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