The Graduate is an exquisite teddy bear made from sparse pale blond coloured mohair with a darker backing fabric. He has onyx bead eyes and a delicately embroidered nose and mouth and is filled with a mixture of cotton and polyester stuffing and weighted with steel shot. He wears a traditional black graduation gown, collar and mortar board hat with a tiny tassel and he has brown suede feet. The Graduate proudly grasps his rolled degree scroll in his paw.
The Graduate is a one of a kind teddy bear created especially for The Bear Garden.
Suzanne Carss has been designing and making teddy bears since 1998, specialising in hand-stitched one-of-a-kind miniature bears, often using vintage textiles and threads which draw inspiration from her love of classic teddy bears and all things miniature. Originally made as gifts for family and friends; Little Teds quickly developed in response to a demand for commission work, which led to them appearing in specialist shops and at fairs.
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...
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...
This traditional Steiff teddy bear is made from blond mohair. Based on an original 1909 design, he is supplied in a complimentary Steiff gift box as shown. Size: 35cm / 14 inches with growler 5-way jointed Age: 14+ Surface washable Margarete Steiff GmbH is the oldest and most famous teddy bear and...