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Brazilian Artists Make Matryoshka Dolls for NGO Arrastao

 - May 11, 2009   Updated: Apr 4 2011
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These beautiful babushkas for NGO Arrastão showcase the versatility of Brazilian artistry. Each matryoshka doll has been individually painted by a Brazilian artist, and the dolls will go up for auction to benefit charity.

Matryoshka or babushka dolls are of Russian origin, but they've inspired a number of innovations from all over the world. Check out some more below.

Implications - The adaptation of certain ethnicities in pop culture is a booming movement with a positive message. Pieces such as head wraps, babushkas and a large variation of cuisine styles are being embraced by Western pop culture, representing the changing face of today's society. Companies would be wise to consider other cultures and ethnicities in all initiatives.