Kösen's Emma been specifically launched to support the Animal Park Worbis in Germany.
She is named after a Syrian Brown bear (renowned for their lighter tan brown coloured fur) that was born in and confined to a tiny 'bear pit' in an experience restaurant in Switzerland in 1992, where she spent 8 years with a bear called Max trying to produce offspring to sell on. With limited exposure to nature from within this deep pit, Emma and Max often had rubbish thrown down at them by passers by and could only see the sky when they lifted their heads upwards. When bear husbandry was abolished in 2000, Emma and Max were rescued by Worbis.
After being sketched, photographed and studied, Emma has been brought to life in 40 individual pieces of the highest quality plush and is filled with special polyester fibres to give her a lovely soft feel. She has beautifully airbrushed foot pads and features.
Emma is limited to only 300 pieces worldwide and comes with a numbered certificate of authenticity.
Kösen has produced toys in Bad Kösen in Germany since 1912. The company produces high quality lifelike animals, which are regarded by connoisseurs of all ages as some of the finest in the world. Their creations are all based on the intensive study of real animals. The design process involves creating clay models from drawings of the real animals. The company has won many design awards, which reflect the quality of design and craftsmanship.
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