#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. ‘Coronavirus’ balls, decorated with funny characters in protective masks, were manufactured at the Biryusinka Krasnoyarsk toy factory. The experimental collection was named Bless You.
Since the beginning of December, when the new collection became known, the demand for masked balls has increased dramatically.
The price of one such hand-painted product is 350 rubles. For comparison: the symbol of the year, the bull, will cost buyers 365 rubles.
According to the deputy head of the factory, Artyom Denisovich, the prices for toys are affordable. In total, the assortment of the enterprise includes more than 250 Christmas tree decorations, while the New Year’s collection is updated annually – the specialists begin to develop it in February.
He also explained that high demand for such balls is noted not only among residents of the regional capital – orders come from all regions:
“Everyone want to have these decorations. We will produce as much as we can, so far about 100-120 pieces a day. All our toys are handmade. We will continue producing them until December 31. Orders come from all over Russia”, says Artyom Denisovich.
Text: Mikhail Tuaev, Photo: RIA Novosti and Maria Lenz