- Thanjavur dolls
If you still think that bobbleheads are only of one type, then you probably do not know about Thanjavur dolls. Traditionally, Thanjavur dolls are created by south-Indian artists. So undoubtedly, this type of bobblehead came directly from the states of India.
In the Tamil language (the official state language of the state Tamil Nadu in India), Thanjavur is better known as “ThanjavurThalayattiBommai”, which means a doll with a shaking head. What makes them so different from other puppets is that they are 6 to 12 inches tall or up to 30 cm.
Moreover, they are made with some basic elements like clay or wood. One’s after the body is shaped properly, a layer of bright colour is applied for a typical Indian look. They are often dressed up in a traditional dress.
- Pre-made Bobblehead
Genuinely speaking, there are no such standards or categorizing aspects to differentiate and form a category of custom bobbleheads. Although, still there are some features used to differentiate for better understanding.
The second types bring us to pre mad bobblehead. As the name suggests, you do not have to approach the artist. After all, there are many online as well as offline stores that stock up with tons of bobblehead.
Pre-designed dolls are dedicated to some famous personalities of all time. One can also get a bobblehead of those who are trending and in the limelight.
- Materials concerning types
If you want to learn about the bobbleheads in-depth, simply categorize them according to the elements which were used to build them. Likewise, dollmakers are using tons of materials to get a unique look.
Some artists are focusing on testing other materials as an alternative to clay and many more. Apart, Bobblehead toys depending upon their material, can be of clay, wood, …