10.10.2011

Birthday Bears


I'm sorry, but I'm NOT currently taking orders for custom Birthday Bears.  These bears are 10.5" tall and made of a perfect golden mohair with ivory colored wool felt pads.  They are stuffed with excelsior (wood wool) and are fully jointed with cotter pin joints.  They have old shoe button eyes that are backed with wool felt.  Each bear wears a hand knit sweater made of the softest marino wool in the color of your choice.  The sweater is finished with vintage buttons at the shoulders and is removable.  I'll also make your bear some little pants made of pure wool and a party hat for the big day.  Your bear will come with a birthday present of his/her own...a tiny vintage inspired handmade wooden bead toy.  Finally, in addition to the information card that details the materials used for each toy I make, your special birthday bear will come with a small personalized card made of gold paper with the birthday number on the front that coordinates with the party hat.


Colors available for your hand knit sweater are:  peach, variegated aqua, creme with black and gray specks, fuschia, and lavender.


This is a truly special gift... A bear to grow up with.  The cost for each bear is $260.  The current waiting period for your special bear is 8 weeks.  I have a limited amount of this mohair so when I run out, this particular bear will no longer be available.  There is a $60 deposit to place you on my custom bear list.  The remaining $200 can be paid all at once once the bear is done or you may make payments over time.  The full amount must be paid before the bear ships.  Shipping is with priority mail with insurance and is $14.

About toy safety:  It's up to you to determine whether or not this is an appropriate toy for your child.  It has button eyes and small parts inside (the jointing mechanisms).  The small beaded toy is certainly not appropriate for a very young child and it along with the party hat are to be considered decorative.  Please feel free to ask me questions about my own opinions and experience with toy safety...as a mom of two young boys (who have several of my toys) I have a lot to say on the topic!


Please email me for more information or to order your Birthday Bear at:  foxandowltoys@gmail.com

Thanks!
Erika