Derek is a delightful panda style teddy bear made from gorgeous black and grey extra long pile fabric. He has beautifully crafted suedette footpads with intricate stitching detail, which enable him to stand unaided. He has glass eyes and is part-filled with steel shot and has a sweet purple hand embroidered nose. Derek wears a delicate green wooden flower charm around his neck.
Derek is a one-of-a-kind teddy bear and has been made especially for The Bear Garden.
Bear artist Jane Mogford is based in Staffordshire. She had been collecting bears long before she first tried her hand at making bears in 1997. One thing led to another and in 1998 Pipkin Bears was born. Today Jane's wonderful creations can be found in the home's of collectors all around the globe and she has also won several awards for her work.
Before Richard Steiff's revolutionary invention of joints to make teddy bears move, wheels on a frame were used. The bear on wheels was produced as early as 1894 and have been found to be made as big as 100cm. This delightful 17cm replica of the bear on wheels is of...
This charming replica of the 1906 teddy bear gives a respectful nod to the era when Steiff bears were given the title 'Teddy bear' after US President Theodore 'Teddy' Roosevelt. This beautiful replica celebrates this illustrious time and is made from the finest honey brown mohair. He is stuffed with wood...
Steiff's charming 1909 replica teddy bear is made from the finest brown mohair, and he exudes the character of the bears from a period of Steiff's history which would have been witness to visits by Margarete Steiff to the factory. This exquisite replica has been stuffed with wood shavings and...