Bears of Yesteryear

Each of these fabulous creations from the 'Bears of Yesteryear' will evoke memories of the twenties and thirties. Heather makes several different styles in this collection - the elderly Aunts and the display bears, each sitting in a beautiful case surrounded with matching accessories.

Each elderly 'Aunt' is fully dressed with a collection of new and antique accessories. Of course they also have beautiful underwear so you needn't worry about them being seen out in public! They carry a fully stocked handbag with all the necessities an elderly lady would carry - handkerchief, keys, hair pins and more along with a few surprises! Each bear is complemented with a portfolio with photo and information about the bear and Heather.

The display bears are surrounded with both new and antique accessories to evoke memories of a by-gone era. They will make a beautiful display piece in your home will be much admired.
These 'Bears of Yesteryear' are featured in Museums in Japan and Germany and several have won leading Internationl awards.

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  • Irmgard (2019)
    Irmgard has a sweet tooth and always has 2 teaspoons in her afternoon tea! Am sure she would love to share any cake in your home. She is made from a wavy German mohair with German glass eyes and is fully jointed. She is 36cm (14 inches) high. Accessories; Irmgard gets her name form the bea..
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  • Bessie with vanity set (2019) - SOLD
    Bessie will look absolutely perfect on your dressing table with her antique vanity set! She is made from a wavy German mohair with German glass eyes and is fully jointed. She is 28cm (11 inches) high. Accessories; Bessie gets her name form her vintage post card and looks stunning as a beaut..
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  • Kenneth (2019) - SOLD
    Kenneth is a budding poet is a budding poet or at least he thinks he is! You can read a few of his attempts and let him know your thoughts. He is 33cm (13 inches) made from a wavy German mohair with German glass eyes and is fully jointed.  Accessories; He gets his name from the 'Good A..
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  • Edith (2019)
    Edith loves Christmas and has just received her first card for the season. This beautiful old (100+ years?) card is where she gets her name and has several pages of Chistmas poems. She is made from a gold wavy German mohair with German glass eyes and is fully jointed. She is 27cm (10.5 inches) hi..
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  • Rosie (2019)
    Rosie loves cake! Any cake!! She even has 2 vintage cake forks so you can share complete with a lovely pretty plate. She is made from a gold wavy German mohair with German glass eyes and is fully jointed. She is 21cm (8 inches) high. Accessories; Rosie will look splendid in your home and he..
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  • Robert (2019) - SOLD!
    Robert loves to tinker with old cars but he does find it difficult to keep his paws clean! He is saving up to buy a car but all he has so far is the speedometer, a spark plug and back trunk handle - it is going to take him a long time! He is made from wavy German mohair with German glass eyes and..
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  • Alan (2019) - SOLD!
    Alan was inspired by Roy who is a keen 'audiophile' always improving his stereo system with various components. As Roy has lots of 'bits and pieces' floating around there will be more in this series!!! He is made from a distressed German mohair with German glass eyes and is fully jointed. He is ..
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  • Jean (2019)
    Jean is a gorgeous bear who would love to share your dressing table. She is made from lovely soft feathered German mohair with German glass eyes and is fully jointed. She is 38cm (15") high. Accessories; Jean gets her name from the signature of the painter of the miniature wash stand set. C..
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  • Haddon (2019)
    Haddon was given the lovely Christening set from his favourite uncle J. J Graham and we are sure you will enjoy is just as much as Harron! He is made from wavy German mohair with German glass eyes and is fully jointed. He is 31cm (12") high. Accessories; Haddon gets his name form his engrav..
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  • Ernest (2019) - SOLD!
    Ernest is a real 'book worm' and needs his pocket watch to remind him when it is dinner time! He is made from German sparce distressed mohair with German glass eyes and is fully jointed. He is 29cm (11 1/2") high. Accessories; Ernest is reading a lovely very old German book about famous his..
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  • Hugh - (2019)
    Hugh is a gorgeous little bear and would make the perfect gift for a builder or cabinet maker! He is made from short German mohair with German glass eyes and is fully jointed. He is 15cm (6") high and has glass beads in his tummy to give him a lovely weight. Accessories; Hugh comes complete..
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  • Bessie with spoons  (2019) - SOLD!
    Bessie will delight you with her lovely vintage desert set. Perfect to share with afternoon tea! She is made from soft German mohair with German glass eyes and is fully jointed. She is 31 cm (12") high. Accessories; She gets her name from the very cute vintage post card. Bessie is sitting i..
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  • Betsy (2019)
    Besty loves a good cake and she will be happy to share her vintage forks with you. She is made from a pale pink short German mohair with German glass eyes and is fully jointed. Betsy is 21cm (8 inches) high and has beads in her tummy to give her a lovely feel. Accessories; Betsy is wearing ..
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  • Gwen (2019)
    Gwen is a dainty little bear who would love to sit on your dressing table and keep you company. She is made from German alpacca with German glass eyes and is fully jointed. She is 19 cm (7 1/2") high and has glass beads in her tummy to give her more weight and lovely feel. Accessories; ..
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  • Thomas (2019) - SOLD!
    Thomas loves history and you will find him with his beautifly old poetry book and photographs. He is made from luxurious German feathered mohair with German glass eyes and is fully jointed. He is 46 cm (18 inches) high. Accessories; Thomas gets his name from the beautiful old illustrated po..
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  • Fritz (2019) - SOLD!
    Fritz fancies himself as a bit of an explorer with his telescope, sextant and travel book of Germany. He is made from a German mohair with German glass eyes and is fully jointed. Fritz is 26cm (10") tall. Accessories; Fritz gets his name from the 1905 German book detailing Northwest Deutch..
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  • Amy (2019) - SOLD!
    Amy is a gorgeous little bear who would love to sit with you when you are having afternoon tea! She is made from short pile German tipped mohair with German glass eyes and is fully jointed. She is 15 cm (6 ") high and has glass beads in her tummy to give her more weight and lovely feel. Acce..
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  • Paul (2019) - SOLD!
    Paul is very happy to spend the day reading although he does get a little lonely and would love to meet a 'special' friend. He is made from German mohair with German glass eyes and is fully jointed. He is 41 cm (16") high. Accessories; Paul is wearing a cute bow tie and his reading fez hat ..
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  • May (2019)
    May is a gorgeous little bear who would love to share a little space on your sideboard! She is made from short pile German mohair with German glass eyes and is fully jointed. She is 15 cm (6 ") high and has glass beads in her tummy to give her more weight and lovely feel. Accessories; May..
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  • Iris (2019) - SOLD!
    Iris is a gorgeous little bear who would love to sit with you when you are having afternoon tea! She is made from short pile German alpacca with German glass eyes and is fully jointed. She is 15 cm (6 ") high and has glass beads in her tummy to give her more weight and lovely feel. Accessori..
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