How much does a ball jointed doll cost?

How much does a ball jointed doll cost?

Modern Asian BJDs. Modern Asian BJDs are intended for adult collectors and customizers and range in price from US$100 to over US$1000. The more costly BJDs have body elements which are cast in polyurethane resin and held together by thick elastic cords, making them fully articulated and highly poseable.

Where are ball jointed dolls from?

Make room for the new pop culture craze from Japan: ball-jointed dolls, also known as BJDs. Already huge in Japan and South Korea, these hand-sculpted, hand-painted, anatomically correct and eerily lifelike dolls are gaining popularity with American enthusiasts.

How do I choose a BJD?

Here are some things to consider:

  1. Initial investment. What can you afford to spend? This will limit your choices significantly.
  2. Quality. As in all things in life, you get what you pay for.
  3. Research. Go online, to message boards, blogs and websites, and see what you can find for face sculpts.

What is MiniFee?

The MiniFee line (also popularly shortened to MNF) is made up of dolls around 38-42cm tall that are considered slim minis (as well as mature mini). They were among some of the first doll lines on the BJD market in this size that weren’t sculpted to appear as children to larger dolls like other minis.

What is a dollfie doll?

What is Dollfie®? Dollfie® is a new type of doll that is created by of VOLKS/ZOUKEI-MURA INC in 1998. Unlike the traditional Ball-jointed Doll, Dollfie® has well combined the beautiful shape of the Figure with its wide posing ability achieved by the excellent articulation structure.

How much is the most expensive Barbie worth?

1. Stefani Canturi Barbie – $302,500. The most expensive Barbie doll in history is the Stefani Canturi Barbie, valued at a mind boggling $302,500. This highly prized collectible was manufactured in 2010 with elegant blonde hair and the traditional Barbie features.

What is a BJD recast?

Recast is the term used popularly within the BJD community to refer to counterfeit dolls (and doll parts). Counterfeit dolls are often made (but may not always be) of lower quality than the original. For instance, shrinkage is a known issue with these types of dolls due to the nature of how they are made.

What size is a 1/3 doll?

SD/SD-10,13,15,17: ( also called 1/3 scale; some refer to as large size; 50 to 68cm total height range) – The first resin BJDs produced were in the SD size category. They’re generally around 60cm, which is about two feet tall.