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Gillian Richards

Gillian Richards Dolls, Dolls houses and Miniatures (Bristol)

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Gillian Richards

Gillian is a Global Doll Society *** three star teacher, a GDS Platinum Award Dollmaker, a GDS International Judge and a Competition Manager at the British Dollmaking Festival held annually in Henley-on-Thames.

Gillian is one of Britains leading doll artists in the field of reproduction antique & modern artist dolls. She has been teaching for 20 years. She also sculpts her own original dolls. She specializes in French reproduction dolls especially Bru, A.T., Jumeau & Steiner. She has alo provided dolls for both theatre & film productions

Close up of A9T
Chateau de la poupee winning A9T doll
Global Doll Society
Gillian has won many international awards over the years including the prestigious Chateau de la Poupee Trophy in 1996 with the A9T seen here on the right. She has been a GDS International Judge for the past 8years.

You can buy her dolls dressed or undressed. There is a huge selection of dolls to choose from including French & German antiques, Babies in Christening gowns made from pure silk suitable for gifts with baby's name & date of birth embroidered on the gown., and modern dolls dressed in innovative designer outfits.


Gillians dolls are all her own work from pouring and firing to painting & exquisite costuming. Her dolls are unique and only the best eyes,wigs and fabrics are used.

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Phone ++44 (0)117 9495049 / 07967551761
White Cottage, 326 Canford Lane, Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol, BS9 3PW