Matryoshka dolls, also known as Russian nesting dolls, are familiar around the world. The concept of one-inside-another has been used in other types of stacking toys, but the magical appeal of each colorful, hand painted Matryoshka doll has delighted children and adults alike for more than a century. A matryoshka doll or a Russian nested doll, also called a stacking doll, is a set of dolls of decreasing sizes placed one inside the other. The Matryoshka home decor shape is mostly cylindrical, rounded at the top for the head and tapered towards the bottom, but little else; the Matryoshka dolls have no hands , except those that are painted. They are very lively and interesting, so what are you still waiting for?