Here you can find Atelier Lavendel antique and vintage style weighted bears, lovingly handmade by myself, using my designs and high-quality all natural materials. Handmade in Germany.
Atelier Lavendel bears are made with high quality hand painted antique style mohair or viscose fabric from traditional working German manufacture Steiff Schulte, which gives them a lovely well much loved vintage appearance. Their original glass eyes are handmade in the Lauscha glass manufacture, Germany. I hand embroider their noses and claws with cotton embroidery floss. I use organic clean wood shavings to stuff the body and the limbs and added to the chubby bellies some steel shot for more lovely weight. My bears are sympathetically aged using several techniques and hand painted with non-toxic colours. Atelier Lavendel bears have fully jointed arms, legs and head, they are movable and pose able. For Atelier Lavndel bear´s clothing I usually use vintage and and organic fabric, ethically made wool/silk blend yarns or plant dyes wool and mohair.
I originalally intend my bears as a little treasure to display or as a special heirloom toy to an older child for gentle play. They are not suited for small chidren. Atelier Lavendel artist bears are now available here .