Welcome to Silly Bears
Our website is home to a small showcase selection of the five hundred hand-selected artist and vintage collectable teddy bears we house in our Aberdeen shop from more than 80 International artists, from around the world. Our secure pay online shopping facility is fully-automated and is available 24/7. Please use the links at the top of the page to browse around our website.
Our Latest Bears Straight to You!
We frequently add new bears to our website, but until now it's been difficult to see what's new. To make it easier for our collectors to find out when we have new bears available, we are now sending out our latest updates, as they happen. So you can keep up-to-date with the latest bears available on our online shop by following us on twitter, becoming a fan on facebook, or reading our RSS feed.
Kenny is an outstanding 12inch (30cm) bear crafted from the finest hand-dyed felted dense blue and grey toned mohair. Kenny has black glass eyes and aged taupe velvet paw pads with black shoelace claws. Rita has gently hand-shaded Kenny's features for a naturally aged appearance. Kenny has button detail on his front seam. Kenny truly is an outstanding bear! One-of-a-kind.
Exclusive to Silly Bears.
Carmella is an adorable 15inch (38cm) teddy bear made by Wendy Boston c1960s. Crafted from yellow gold plush (approx 98% coverage) Carmella has his original yellow plastic eyes, is un-jointed with a black stitched nose and mouth. Carmella retains his original label to his right foot. Carmella poses in a navy silk bow and truly is an adorable teddy bear!
An Original 1960's Wendy Boston Teddy Bear.
Simon is a delightful Chad Valley Cubby, c1930-38. Crafted from taupe toned alpaca (approx. 75% alpaca coverage). Simon measures 9 inches (23cm) tall in a fixed seated position. Simon retains his label to the inside of right leg and has original amber glass eyes, nose and mouth stitching. His head is woodwool filled and body, arms and legs are kapok filled. Simon has wool felt insert repairs to both foot pads. Simon is such a delightful bear …
Mr Wibble is a stunning 15.5inch (39cm) Ting-a-ling bear made by Chiltern in c1950's. He is crafted from soft golden mohair with (approximately 75% coverage). Mr Wibble has amber and black glass eyes, a black stitched nose and mouth and has his original Ting-a-ling movement when he is gently rocked. He is fully jointed with beige velvet paw pads with wear to his hand pads and repairs to his foot pads. Mr Wibble likes …
Walter is an enchanting 1989 Canterbury teddy bear. Crafted from old gold plush (approx. 100% coverage) and measures 13 inches (33cm) tall in all original condition. Amber plastic eyes, stitched nose and mouth and suede pads. Walter retains his Canterbury bears 1989 England label to his right leg. Walter truly is an enchanting bear posing in a sky bow satin bow!
An Original 1989 Canerbury Teddy Bear.
Autumn Afternoon Tea Party!
The fall back of the autumnal clocks may prompt an extra hour of sleep for most, however, the team at Silly Bears will be too excited to sleep as the approach of Autumn holds in store yet another complete year of business for this small, successful and pioneering shop! The advent of September marks a special place in Silly Bears calendar and breeds great nostalgia given the sentiment ushered in at this time of year. The previous seven years of business have brought with them happy tidings in abundance and each year an overwhelming sense of pride is felt at the achievements and progress seen over the previous twelve months. This year Silly Bears would like to invite all patrons to join them for an Autumn Afternoon Tea Party to be hosted within their lavish little haven on Saturday 6th of September 2014 in honour of their 7th Anniversary to help celebrate and offer a celebratory token of thanks to all who have helped them get to this point!
The Autumn Afternoon Tea Party shall be graced with a very special guest who’s presence amidst Silly Bears crowds may only be rivalled by any of the ten fabulous creations she has made especially for this occasion...at this time Silly Bears would like to announce Michelle Lamb of One & Only Bears who is making the journey all the way from the United States to mix and mingle with all Silly Bears cherished patrons! It will be the first time this highly coveted artist will have donned the doorstep of Silly Bears little haven and there is no doubt this fine artist, and her wonderful collection, will draw the most avid attention on the day. To further enrich the centrepiece collection of the day Silly Bears have asked a further ten of their most highly collectable artists to create five prized pieces of their own. This will see nearly every surface in the shop completely laden with the most eye-catching collective of teddy bears!
The event will be opened at 2pm by resident piper Sandy Rogers who will help set a gentle mood and tone for all in house to muse comfortably amongst the collections on display. Throughout the afternoon and early evening, guests will be welcomed by Silly Bears attentive staff, and a delightful display of delicacies will be offered up on perfectly poised Wedgwood China three-tier cake stands, stacked layer upon layer with the finest in sweet and savoury morsels. As a refined accompaniment to the delicate hors d’Oeuvres a sophisticated afternoon cup of tea will most certainly follow...a delectable mix of iced teas will be served from beautiful Hendrick’s Gin Teapots...some of which will undoubtedly contain some delicious gin cocktails for all those who care to be a little more adventurous...all of which will be decanted into elegant china cups fit with saucers to complete the look of refinement for all ladies and gentlemen throughout the course of the afternoon.
The shop will be additionally decorated with the most fragrant and delicate tea roses to compliment the company, characters and collections present on the day. Silly Bears look forward to hosting, and spending time with all patrons, on this wonderfully celebrated afternoon!
*Silly Bears events are always complimentary so please contact us if you wish to be added to the guest list.
Visit News 2014 for more information on what Silly Bears are doing in 2014 & 2015!