Meet Theodore the Steiff bear, Royal BC Museum teddy bear

The Story of Theodore. Lorne Hammond, curator of history at the Royal BC Museum in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, introduces Theodore, a Steiff teddy bear made in 1908.


ÄLV in Swedish means River and we choose this name as we are situated in Kungälv which translated means Kings River. All of our bears are beautifully handmade using not just the style but in many cases elements of antique bears- those bears that are beyond restoration. ÄLV BEARS


CONTACT US FOR DETAILS FOR ALL LAYAWAYS ** Layaway is available for all our bears on toys. BEFORE PURCHASING FOR Layaway, please contact me for details. ** 20% of the purchase price is asked as a down payment deposit, however, if it is a larger purchase a 10% deposit is sufficient. It will be up … Continue reading WE OFFER LAYWAYS


Famed fashion designer JEAN PAUL GAULTIER's brought his teddy bear, wearing his very first cone bra and with full make-up! Gaultier had asked his parents for a doll, but they felt Barbie was inappropriate for a boy in 1950s suburban Paris, and gave him the cuddly toy he called “Nana” instead. Gleefully plunging his sewing … Continue reading A VERY FASHIONABLE BEAR

A RARE CHANCE TO SEE SOME INCREDIBLE STEIFF BEARS FROM THE 2010 CHRISTIES AUCTION This was one of the finest collections of teddy bears and stuffed toys made by German company, Steiff, to go under the hammer at Christies Bear Auction in London. This vast collection of Steiff bears, dogs, monkeys, lions, cats and elephants brought buyers from all over the world. The most valuable teddy bear was … Continue reading A RARE CHANCE TO SEE SOME INCREDIBLE STEIFF BEARS FROM THE 2010 CHRISTIES AUCTION