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.
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William is an enchanting 10inch (26cm) boy teddy bear. He is crafted from luxurious felted old gold mohair, has stone merino wool paw pads and small boot button black glass eyes with hand-shading. William has an exquisitely embroidered black thread nose to enhance his longing expression. William is 100% hand-stitched and is firmly filled with kapok fibre to sit elegantly upright. William poses in a handmade lilac silk waistcoat and spotted bow for … — more
Summer is a gorgeous 18inch (46cm) lying down or 15inch (38cm) sitting traditional girl teddy bear. She is crafted from luxurious wavy buttermilk cream Schulte mohair with an ivory alpaca muzzle. Summer has black glass boot button eyes, hand-applied face shaping and a 3-D embroidered realistic nose with delicate airbrushed features. Summer is six jointed and has ultra-suede feet with raised detailing on all four paw pads. Summer is a new design commissioned … — more
Nicholas is a fabulous 20inch (50cm) teddy bear made by Chiltern circa 1950/60's. He is crafted from very soft dense golden mohair with (approximately 95% coverage). Nicholas has his original amber and black plastic eyes and black plastic nose with a stitched mouth. He is fully jointed with velvet pads with card-lined feet. Nicholas has a working squeaker in his tummy and retains his original blue and white Chiltern … — more
Moir is an exquisite early Steiff Bear circa 1906 (No5322). Crafted from smooth white mohair (approx 98% mohair coverage) he’s an exceptional Steiff piece. Moir retains his original boot button eyes, brown stitched nose, mouth and claws, hump, swivel head, jointed elongated limbs, inoperative side squeaker and is softly stuffed with woodwool. Moir has had no repairs apart from a small hole on his left hand pad, and is in excellent condition. … — more
Diana is a gorgeous 19inch (49cm) girl bear crafted from luxurious dense winter white wavy mohair with subtle opalescent colouration added to her muzzle, eye area and inner ears. She has hand-painted elfish faerie gold and black glass eyes and delicately hand-finished features. Diana’s paw pads are crafted from merino wool with Michelle’s signature pulled toes. Diana wears an exquisite handmade garland of millinery flowers with seeds … — more
The Vintage Collection 2015
Vintage memories shall be reflected in all aspects of The Vintage Collections composition and character. It will be seen in the use of vintage sourced items such as; boot button eyes, vintage lace shawls, threads from vintage spun makers, to vintage sourced mohair and clothing. Additionally the vintage regale will continue throughout the composition of the designs, in the use of traditional crafting techniques, patterns and proportions of the early teddy bears at the turn of the previous century. The colour palette will be brushed with muted tones and soft aged silks in keeping with an age of timeless beauty. Warm natural creams, soft subtle caramels and burnt buttermilks will form the basis of this wonderful collection, while the finest; linen shirts, cotton nightdresses, silk shawls and ribbons, glass brooches, well-fitting waistcoats, brass bells and wooden buttons, will grace these beautiful bears with added character and colour. The Vintage Collection will be comprised of the most beautiful ephemera and trinkets from a time coveted and treasured in history. The Vintage Collection will be a fitting
modern artistic tribute to these long forgotten years, and a tremendous tribute to the heritage and lasting legacy of all modern bears in circulation today.
As is always the case from within Silly Bears diverse household, all artists are invited to derive their own interpretation of this theme, and in the making muster their finest artistic licensing to create a desirable collection this Winter Season! The traditional and vintage inspired features are those which modern day artists shall covet and emulate, and shall allow the collectable market to be blessed with these vintage stylised teddy bears for all to own and admire for many more years to come.
Both the designs and the distinction of The Vintage Collection shall be focussed on all of the beautiful memories of yesteryear, with the alluring charm and solemn sweetness of the vintage era transcending the course of time. This spectacular showcase in Silly Bears shall be one of exquisitely enchanting and classically captivating artist bears! Silly Bears cannot wait to share this coming Vintage Collection with all patrons and they do hope to enrich all souls with joy at this magical time of year!