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Marzipan Babies
Status: Not Marzipan
I'm a big fan of Marzipan. In fact, I've made several pilgrimages to Lübeck, home of Niederegger, makers of the best marzipan in the world (in my opinion). So I was intrigued by these pictures of tiny babies supposedly made out of marzipan. I don't see why one couldn't make lifelike dolls out of marzipan, but that's not the case with these dolls. They're actually made by the artist Camille Allen out of polymer clay or resin, and they're not edible. Still, in the past it was apparently possible to buy jelly babies, as well as chocolate babies. So why not marzipan babies? (via Strong Chemistry)

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Categories: Birth/BabiesFood
Posted by The Curator on Thu Oct 13, 2005
Hiya, could you please send me the address of where i can buy these babies as i think they are adorable

Thanks

Lindsey
Posted by Lindsey Gray  in  Sunderland, Tyne & Wear, United Kingdom  on  Fri Oct 28, 2005  at  05:59 AM
Can you buy these babies?? If so how?
Posted by Kristine  in  Maine  on  Mon Oct 31, 2005  at  10:11 AM
I think these are the cutest things I have ever seen... sugar or plastic... whatever! I would love to have all of them!! TOO CUTE!
Posted by Melandie  in  VA  on  Thu Nov 03, 2005  at  06:25 PM
hey, I have been making these polymer babies, only mine have wings and yes I make them for dollhouses, but when somebody sent me an e-mail with the babies and said they were made out of sugar, I went straight to my search and this site is what came up. Thank god for this site, I wouldve been trying to make new babies outta some almond paste just to see...LOL
Posted by betty  in  ca  on  Thu Nov 03, 2005  at  09:45 PM
Would like to know where to purchase Marsipan Babies?
Posted by Elizabeth Quackenbush  in  Chuluota Florida  on  Fri Nov 04, 2005  at  12:31 PM
I've got an idea. Why don't all you people who want to purchase some of these actually LOOK AT HER FREAKING WEBSITE instead of posting useless comments here.

Thank you, and have a nice day.
Posted by Charybdis  in  Hell  on  Fri Nov 04, 2005  at  12:34 PM
because, some twit sent somebody a email about what these are made of and this is a conversation about what they really are, and trust me, more then one website will contain polymer babies and they arent that hard to make....hey....wait,,,,,,you...noooo,,,,you werent the one that started that sugar baby email now were you, oh wait , that was a twit, lol.
b.
Posted by betty  on  Fri Nov 04, 2005  at  06:34 PM
I think it is a remarkabe art idea at it represent something beautiful babies.it is unique . why do people try to always make something bad out of something good.these people who drag abortion into it .why cant somethings be good.
Posted by Mary Hawk  on  Wed Nov 09, 2005  at  09:55 PM
Putting the real Jelly Babies in the past tense nearly caused me to have a second heart attack. What on earth was I going to scoff while waiting in the car for my wife while she checks every item in the antique shops on our next trip to England?
Thankyou thankyou John Wilson and Cadbury.
Posted by Sir Trev  on  Fri Nov 11, 2005  at  07:54 PM
Is there a web site where I can buy marzipan babies? Also, where can I find items to buy and instructions to make my own. Thanks for all info.
Thanks, Sue
Posted by sue_52732  on  Sat Nov 12, 2005  at  01:13 AM
I would like to know where I can purchase these Marzipan Babies? anyone that would be able to help me out. wink
Posted by lupe garcia  in  chicago  on  Mon Nov 14, 2005  at  11:02 AM
Oh My God!!!! This is going to be another of those stupid threads where people keep posting the same thing over and over again because they're too stupid to bother reading what came before them.

Shoot me now.
Posted by Charybdis  in  Hell  on  Mon Nov 14, 2005  at  11:42 AM
Why such an attitude? As they say if you have nothing nice to say don't say anything at all.I was also taught there is no stupid question.Tis the season to be jolly!!! Try it! I would have read more if I was allowed, couldn't get anything to come up at the time!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Posted by sue_52732  on  Tue Nov 15, 2005  at  03:48 PM
You were taught wrong then. It's just incredibly aggravating to have all these people posting the same things over and over because they can't be bothered to read the posts. In time there will be hundreds of duplicate requests out here, each one looking like a fool. We've seen it before.
Posted by Charybdis  in  Hell  on  Tue Nov 15, 2005  at  03:59 PM
I WOULD LIKE TO PURCHASE SOME OF THE BABIE PLEASE ADVISE ME HOW I CAN DO THIS?
Posted by Donna Terry  in  AMELIA OHIO  on  Tue Nov 15, 2005  at  07:23 PM
I just love the marzipan babies. I am a labor and delivery nurse and collect "Baby ornaments" such as tthis. They are amazing, they lookso much like some of the premature infants we deliver. I s there a website where they can be purchased? Please advise. Thank you. Dawn Gemmill
Posted by Dawn Gemmill  in  Houston, DE  on  Thu Nov 17, 2005  at  01:02 PM
Ebay has babies made from polymer clay. Some look very nice and some not so great. You just have to pick and choose, but the ones I've seen are EXTREMELY well priced... very inexpensive. I don't think a lot of them realize they could get more than they're asking. smile
Posted by Kim  in  Florida  on  Sat Dec 10, 2005  at  11:19 AM
omg i want one of these really bad can you purchuse these at stores or just online?
Posted by janiece bennett  in  u.s.a  on  Thu Dec 22, 2005  at  02:34 PM
Personally, I find them a bit disturbing. I found them extremely disturbing when I thought they were edible and slighly less to find out they were art. However, for some reason I don't find them the least bit "cute". I'm not sure why. It just seems sick to me for some reason. I looked at her web site and I just couldn't help but think that the babies with their eyes closed all looked dead to me. Like in the 1800's when people used to photograph the dead.
Did anyone else have this reaction or does everyone want to own one of these things?
Posted by Glamcat  on  Tue Dec 27, 2005  at  08:43 PM
Hey Glamcat, long time no see. I agree with you, these images bother me alot. I can't get the image of people just popping them in their mouths out of my mind. It seems odd that people would find these 'cute'.
Posted by Charybdis  in  Hell  on  Wed Dec 28, 2005  at  11:52 AM
I would like to know where to purchase the marzipan babies. I think they are adorable and I cant believe how talented this person is making these babies. Thank you
Posted by Lisa Layton  on  Thu Feb 02, 2006  at  08:49 AM
WHERE CAN I BUY SOME!!! Where? Where? Where? okay, now that I probably added to the aggravation of the 2nd person, it is possible to make something of this detail with marzipan. The end
Posted by Guy  on  Thu Feb 09, 2006  at  10:28 AM
I would like tobuy some to keep with my other dolls, not to eat or resale but just to have.

Thank you
Posted by Dianna Kleinfelter  in  Puyallup, WA 98374  on  Sun Feb 26, 2006  at  05:45 PM
I want to know if any one can tell me how to go about buying a marzipan baby.
Posted by Jenn  on  Tue Mar 07, 2006  at  05:13 PM
I love these babies, does anyone know where I can buy them from? let me know at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) thank you so much!
Posted by Brittany  in  Rocky Ford  on  Tue Mar 14, 2006  at  10:34 PM
Her website is http://www.camilleallen.com/camille_allen4.htm, and she is currently selling on Ebay.

AND THEY ARE NOT MARZIPAN!
Posted by Liana  on  Wed Mar 29, 2006  at  01:24 AM
I was sent an e-mail with the pictures of the marzipan babies and was totally impressed. I have a son & daughter each having a baby so it caught my eye even more. I would be interested in getting the web site to order one or two. I realize they are expensive but let me judge if it's too much for me. I have spent the last hour trying to find out how to order and this site was the closest I have come. Please send me some information.
Posted by Nancy Bartlett  on  Sat Apr 01, 2006  at  11:57 AM
http://www.camilleallen.com/
Posted by Lauren  on  Wed Apr 05, 2006  at  10:06 PM
I think that this is awesome! I would love to have one that is custom made for the way that my daughter and my son looked as they were small. My daughter is now 9 mos and my son 7 years! I would just want to freeze frame that time! Could that be done? Make them and keep them for that long?
Posted by Heather  in  Texas  on  Thu Apr 20, 2006  at  07:28 AM
please email me with the information about where can i buy these little marzipan babies.thanks.
iran
Posted by idmolavi@yahoo.com  in  darnestown,maryland  on  Thu Apr 27, 2006  at  07:29 PM
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