Maria Stolz has been handcrafting Santas for 29 years, and this Christmas tradition continues to delight families all over the world. She uses the finest silks, furs, wools, and mohair in her figures. She did not imagine in 1988 when she started that she would be so lucky to share her work with so many collectors, an opportunity for which she is incredibly grateful.
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Biography updated June 13, 2017 Photograph updated June 4, 2018Contact information updated May 10, 2018
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