Traditional Red Roses matryoshkas were born about 120 years ago in village of Semyonovo, Russia. These nesting dolls are a beautiful and traditional Russian craft and are meant to be jovial, fun, exciting, and charming. The symbol of nesting dolls is Family, Togetherness, and Love. They are given as a gift for good luck. Here you will find Kirov, semenov, Zagorsk and Posad dolls just to name a few styles we carry .