URSA Awards 2017
12th Annual

"Reach Beyond The Stars"

Category 4

Medium Outfitted Bear or Bud
, 6" to 12" - Dressed. Any materials

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Bearbra Eden is 10" (25cm) tall and is made from pink tinted sassy fur. Her costume is all hand stitched and she has a human hair from a wig platted and made for her.

5-wive way disc jointed and has deluxe glass eyes. She is the genie from the TV series "I Dream of Genie"


Kay Cooper

Cooper Bears - Kelmscott, West Australia




Rachel is 6" tall, OOAK made from German Mohair with cotton print fabric paw pads. Black glass eyes. Stitched nose with shimmer on a sculpted face with shaded details. Filled with poly-cotton and steel shot. Brocade body with hand embroidered and appliquéed with lace, beads, sequins.

Carolyn Robbins
Warm Heart Bears - Colorado Springs, Colorado USA




Jamie the Pilot is 11.4" (29cm) tall and made from mohair. 5 cotter pin joints. Glass eyes, and felted nose and face.
He stuffed with sawdust, wool and mineral pellets. The bear wears a hand made wool sweater, cotton pants, leather jacket, boots and carries a suitcase. He has a toy plane.

Olga Titova 
Live Toys - Minski Minskaya obl, Belarus




Mihasik is made from the German Mohair and stands 10" (25cm) tall. Paw pads are Ultra-suede. Fully jointed. Filled with sawdust, natural sheep's wool and mineral granules, and poly-fil. Glass eyes framed by eyelids. Nose is hand made of polymer clay. Toning with art paints. Embroidery cotton shirt with Ukrainian ornament that can be removed.

Natalia Petelina
Natalia Petelina Collectible Teddy Bears - Odessa, Ukraine




Happy Dance is a one-of-a-kind 12” sculptured bear in a dancing pose. Created by building over a full wire armature, from the inside out.  Happy is covered with cream alpaca and wears an artist made costume of top hat and vest with tails wired for posing.  His face is detailed with blue-green glass doll eyes along with needle felted and hardened nose and eyelids.  Happy’s face is needle felted for expression.  Paw are detailed with sculpted epoxy clay claws and needle felted and hardened paw.  Shading is done with oils.  Happy stands on a custom wood base with a brass rod system.

Tracy (Lee) Meier
ThimbleBeary Originals - Gilmore City, Iowa USA






Evergreen is  6.3" OOAK and made with Hedgehog Schulte mohair and cream Tissavel  faux fur. Black German glass eyes. Brown nose hand sculpted with polymer clay. Paw pads are cream cashmere and hand stitched. 5-way jointed with double cotter pin neck. Stuffed with poly-fil, wool, steel shots. Hand made basket with garland and artificial fruit.

Annalisa Taddei
The Tuscany Bear Maker - Marina di Pisa, Tuscany Italy







Marta  is 11.4" (29cm) tall and made from viscose and stuffed with sawdust, wood wool and metal pellets. Fully jointed. Glass eyes and leather eyelids. Her dress is hand made in cotton with little buttons, silk lace, embroidery
and leather shoes.

Anna Tsymbal
Aniteddys - Saint Petersburg, Russia


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Bearbra Eden




Happy Dance





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