AFRICAN ALBINO BABY "BANTÚ" from Zuri sculpted by Bonnie Sieben

Open Edition

BANTÚ, my african albino angel belonging to my art serie “Embracing the difference”

The challenges for people born with albinism in some countries of Africa are unimaginable.  There is an African superstition that albino people are not truly human,  many believe that they are demons or ghosts, that albinos are inmortal and their bodies contain magic healing properties. Local superstitions and traditions provoke attacks on people with albinism, whose limbs and body parts are sold for witchcraft practices with the belief that brings luck and sucess. All these made that clients are willing to pay high prices for albino body parts. Albino are so valuable, that even exhume buried bodies whenever an albino dies. Bounty hunters kill, mutilate and selling albino body parts to make rich, without remorse.

It is difficult to imagine how anyone could be so cruel to a child. Hundreds ofafrican albino children have suffered mutilations and are waiting for prosthetics donated from overseas charity organizations. The destiny of  african albino children  is condenated to discrimination, segregation, poverty, persecution, kidnapped, raped, AIDS, mutilation for profit and even death.  Life as albino in Africa is terrifying, desolate.

Please keep in mind that my reborn dolls are not toys. Bantú is not suitable for children and has to be handle with care.


Bantú , my african albino angel is painted with BC Heat Set Paints. I always work for the best and natural result in my ethnic and albino babies. Bantú is delicatly painted complexion with slight mottling, capillaries, translucent veining, birth marks, rash,freckels worked on several layers, beauty moles, nevus, nostrils shaded, Café au lait skin macules, wet areas... Her nostrils have been shaded and every details has been shaded and bright places.

The final coat is a varnish protection with a medium texture that print to her a milky & powdered newborn skin effect. A complex set of nuances that print realism to My Little Moon.

Painting Effects:

- Pinky Hypopigmentation.

- Café au lait skin macules

- Strategic 3D painted effect congenital pigmented nevus.

- Beauty moles.

- Freckles worked in different layers, sizes, colors, volumes and shapes stage of birth and growth to build 3d illusion.


NOTE.- Belly plate is not an original piece from the kit, so it is not included, but if you wish, I can send it as a Gift. The belly is a testing piece used to prove undertone & skin colors.

HAIR: Handpainted worked in several layers, tones, shadows and density to recreate from the growth to contract thicker and sparce areas to print a newborn pattern hair effect.

EYELASHES:  Top quality Susan Nagel mohair double sealed.

EYEBROWS: Handpainted


Bamtú has been weighted with high-quality and non-toxic materials:  glass beads and premium silicone fiber fill. I only use high quality products to create my babies.



*  Black african set: vest and harem pants

*  Cute pajama set

* White body

* Extra set by my election

* Pacifier

* Diaper

* Receiving wrap 

* Latidos Reborn Care Instruction

* Latidos Reborn Birth Certificate

* Open Edition COA 

*NOTE THAT PROPS IN THE PHOTOS ARE NOT INCLUDED -   (Nest, wings, feathers, decoration, wraps, fur blanket, bib,toys...)

My babies are reborn at the seaside and they all are painted and photographed with natural light. Also coloring and brightness can vary depending on the screen of your personal computer.

This photos have been taken in a variety of natural lighting conditions and different days (from sunny to cloudy) to show the changes  of  Bantú´s  skin tones and his volumes. 

*   I usually use scent wafers so if you have any type of allergy you must notify to take it off. Also if you have any problem with magnets.

Skin tone: African Albino               

Weight: 5lb 7oz approx.                                                               Lenght: 21´´                                               

Full arms and Legs

Fabric Body     

Belly Plate; Note that the belly plate is not an original piece from the kit, so it is NOT included, but if you wish, I can send it as a Gift. The belly is a testing piece used to prove undertone & skin colors.      


Painting: BC Heat Set Paints                                                     

Hair: Handpainted.                 

Eyelashes: Top quality Susan Nagel mohair

Eyebrows: Handpainted                                               

No Magnets                                    

Natural appearance manicura

Eyes: German Lauscha glass


Tono de piel: Albino africano

Peso aprox: 2,6 Kg                                                 

Medida: 52 cm

Brazos y Piernas completos

Cuerpo de tela

NOTA.- la placa ventral no es una pieza original del kit. Es una pieza de prueba que utilicé para testar la gama de colores de los subtonos y la piel por lo que NO está incluida, pero si lo deseas te la puedo enviar como Regalo.

Pinturas: BC Heat Set Paints                                                       Pelo: Pintado a Mano

Pestañas: Enraizadas con Susan Nagel Mohair

Cejas: Pintadas a Mano

No tiene Imanes

Manicura de apariencia natural

Ojos de cristal alemán Lauscha