Show less Ball jointed dolls are fully-articulated dolls made from urethane resin. The original dolls were made by Volks in Japan, but other companies in China and South Korea have begun making them too. Although making your own ball jointed doll can get expensive after you add the cost of all the materials together, it is a great way to make the doll of your dreams. Cover it in paper clay and sculpt its features to make it more realistic.
A ball-jointed doll is any doll that is articulated with ball and socket joints. In contemporary usage when referring to modern dolls, and particularly when using the acronyms BJD or ABJD , it usually refers to modern Asian ball-jointed dolls. They are predominantly produced in Japan , South Korea and China.