Steiff Mistletoe Teddy Bear 30 cm. EAN 036859
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Steiff Mistletoe teddy bear
Material: white alpaca
Limited to 1.500 pieces world wide
Size: 30 cm. / 12" tall
Hand stiched nose
With sprig of felt mistletoe leaves around his neck
Stuffed with synthetic filling material
Not intended as a toy
With ceriticate, box and shipping box
Steiff Mistletoe Teddy Bear EAN 036859
The tradition of kissing under the mistletoe comes from the ancient Celts where the evergreen mistletoe was considered a medical and magic plant. Under its protection against illness, witchcraft, demons, fire, and enemies, the Celts gave each other (beneath the mistletoe) the kiss of peace. "With the white felt I want to convey the feeling of the white and icy wintertime with snow and ice," says the designer. "The golden parts of ornaments in the bouquet and the golden bow have to support the holy and magical wishes which are represented by the mistletoe and give a feeling of the magic and spirit of Wintertime," she continues. Completely handmade by Steiff artisans, the mistletoe bouquet hearkens back to a time when Steiff made animals and accessories of felt - proving that this grand tradition lives on at Steiff today with this breathtaking Mistletoe bear. It's a must-have for holiday decorating and collecting.
Steiff Mistletoe Teddy Bear EAN 036859 comes with a certificate, box and cardboard shipping box.