Tessa is made from a beautiful combination of vibrant orange, pink and yellow hand-dyed sparse and gloriously curly mohair and has a gorgeous coordinating hand stitched nose. She is partially stuffed and weighted with poly-pellets to give her a slightly heavier weight. Her sparkling eyes are hand-painted and have delicate felt lids.
Tessa is a one-of-a-kind design made especially for The Bear Garden.
Barbara-Ann Bears are made by talented husband and wife team of Barbara-Ann and Andy Cunningham in Kent, England. They are known around the world for their creative, colourful and wacky designs! Barbara hand-dyes her own mohair and fabrics, and as nearly every bear is a one-of-a-kind creation, no two are ever the same! Andy has the painstaking task of embroidering the noses. This is done from many layers of co-ordinating, soft-cotton tapestry thread, which perfectly complement the bear's mohair.
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...