About the Creator of Bangkok Dolls


Khunying Tongkorn Chandavimol

Tongkorn Chandavimol, a doll maker extraordinaire is the owner and creator of Bangkok Dolls. Her creation represents Classical Thai Dancers, Historical Figures and Peasants of Thai country-side. These works of art are internationally known and admired for their charm, authenticity, fine sewing and construction. From H.M. the King of Thailand, she received the medal called "Knight Commander of the Most Illustrious Order of Chula Chom Klao" and from that she has the title of "Khunying".

Honors & Awards

1977 - Outstanding Mother of the Year
From: The Social Welfare Council of Thailand

1978 - The First Prize The Honorary Gold Peacock Feather Award
From: 3rd International Folklore Dolls Biennial Cracow, Poland

1982 - Exemplary Industrialist (Handicraft)
From: The Ministry of Industry

1992 - Outstanding Cultural Contributor
From: The Ministry of Education