Customizable Dolls Rochester NH
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Busters Billiards(603) 692-7926
369 Route 108
Galaxy Gaming LLC(603) 743-3900
66 Third St
Piece Time Puzzles(603) 942-5291
746 1st Nh Tpke
Magic Forest Limited(603) 373-6771
300 West Rd
Discovery Channel Store(603) 431-6507
50 Fox Run Rd.
Dover Doll Clinic(603) 742-6818
12 Stark Ave
Mystical Merriment Doll Studio(603) 436-6600
228 Piscataqua Rd
Kb Toys Outlet(207) 439-3542
345 Us Route 1
Treehouse Toys Limited(603) 433-8697
143 Market St
G Willikers Toy Shop(603) 436-7746
13 Market St
Ball-Jointed Dolls for Beginners - Customization
|Written by Alison Rasmussen|
| So you’re new to BJDs. Want to know the history behind customization, and what you need to get started? Let me help.|
So you’re new to BJDs. Want to know the history behind customization, and what you need to get started? Let me help.
A brief history
Assuming you have an assembled doll, and the basic supplies I’ve already recommended:
Ball-Jointed Dolls for Beginners - Terminology
|Written by Alison Rasmussen|
| Thinking about entering the ball-jointed world? Don’t hesitate, and don’t be intimidated by the “fragility” of resin. If a klutz like me can collect resin BJDs, so can you! |
Thinking about entering the ball-jointed world? Don’t hesitate, and don’t be intimidated by the “fragility” of resin. If a klutz like me can collect resin BJDs, so can you! Whenever you enter a new hobby, it’s good to do some research--and ball-jointed dolls are a little different from fashion or antique dolls. I’ll start this series of posts on the terminology of ball-jointed dolls--and really, these are the bare bones basics from a beginning collector. You can learn from my mistakes!First, the terms of the trade:
Ball-jointed doll usually refers to any doll that is strung with elastic and “articulated with ball and socket joints,” according to Wikipedia . Many collectors have definite opinions as to what makes a “true” BJD--it must be cast in resin, for example, or it must have articulated elbows and knees. But for my purposes, I’ll use Wiki’s first line definition.
Resin is a polyurethane plastic. It’s very hard, but can be breakable when dropped.
Most BJDs come with interchangeable wigs and acrylic or glass eyes, which allows for easy customization. In addition, dolls are available as “basic” (nude or in basic underwear) or as a “full set,” which includes an outfit, wig and often face-up.
Face-up refers to the ...