About us

  • Babushkas is an import and retail business, specializing in Russian and Eastern European handcrafted products. Established by Rikki Meyer and Richard Seager in 1991 with the opening of their store in the heritage listed Royal Arcade, in Melbourne, Australia. Now, Babushkas’ offers their exceptional range of matryoshki online in the United Kingdom and New Zealand in addition to Australia.

  • Since 1991, Babushkas has specialised in Russian and Eastern European gifts and jewellery, and we offer a range of authentic hand picked Russian nesting dolls, chess sets, Baltic Amber, Easter eggs and Christmas decorations. Russian Matroyshki (Nesting Dolls) are our main product line, and we are the exclusive Australian distributors for several Russian manufacturers. All of our Matroyshka come with authenticity certificates and you can be assured of the highest quality Russian Dolls, whether for a gift or to continue your collection.

  • Babushkas has a retail store that you can visit to see the amazing range of Russian dolls available, in the Royal Arcade in Melbourne. You can also purchase online through this site, so please choose a product category to browse. Babushkas pride ourselves on our passion, service and knowledge so if you have any questions, enquires or want any further information please feel free to contact us.