This miniature teddy bear calls himself Benedikt. He stands 5 inches (12cm). This antique style mohair teddy bear is lovingly handmade by Atelier Lavendel, using my original designs and high-quality natural materials. Handmade in Germany.
I made this bear with high quality hand painted mohair fabric from traditional working German manufacture Steiff Schulte, which gives him a lovely well much loved vintage appearance. His original glass eyes are handmade in the Lauscha glass manufacture, Germany. I hand embroidered his nose with cotton embroidery floss and waxed it with organic bees wax. I used organic clean wood shavings to stuff the body and the limbs and added to his chubby belly some steel shot for more lovely weight. I have chosen pure wool felt for his paws. This bear is sympathetically aged using several techniques and hand painted with non-toxic colours. His full jointed arms, legs and head are movable and pose able. His bow of hand dyed silk can be put off.
I intended this miniature antiquie style mohair teddy bear as a little treasure to display or as a special heirloom toy to an older child for gentle play. Ready to ship. ECO friendly. Dry clean only. Handmade in pet- and smoke- free home. SAFETY NOTE: I recommend this bear for collectors 6+ : ) . You are welcome to order my creations directly through my web site. Therefore please, feel free to drop me a line. Before ordering, please, read our shop policies. This miniature teddy bear is now available here.