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FORGET ME NOT BEARS


In the year 1993 we met the four sisters, all talented bear artists, who create the wonderful Forget me not bears. Only one year earlier Joy, the oldest but one, started to make teddy bears. Success was soon to follow and Joy introduced her sisters to bear making. Nowadays Mary and her sister Joy carry on the tradition.

Antique bears are a great source of inspiration, sometimes with illustrious examples from Steiff, but also inspired by cuddly old English teddies.
Their bears are carefully aged in order to give them the well loved and antique look as if they are 100 years old that is so typical of Forget me not bears. They have also created their own way of stuffing a bear with a mix of materials that give the bears weight making them very easy to pose and giving them a wonderful posture.
It is often hard not to mistake a Forget me not bear for an antique (Steiff) bear but you can always identify them by their weight, the sewn in label on the back and the forget me not flower that is embroidered on the left foot. Since 1993 we work together and have one of a kind bears as well as special editions made for us.


Please note these bears have been especially created for collectors and are not suitable as a toy for children.

All accessories are props unless marked otherwise
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Forget me not bears Xing Ya double



Forget me not bears Monzie Gutcher

Monzie Gutcher

On a rainy afternoon you can be sure to find Monzie Gutcher in her favourite chair in front
of the woodburning stove.

Monzie is a one of a kind bear made by Joy of yellow honey coloured mohair with a dark honey backing.
She is 31 cm, 12" tall, has black glass eyes and a black embroidered nose. Her paws are made of beige ultrasuede.


Monzie Gutcher has been sold.  



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Monzie Gutcher

Forget me not bears Monzie Gutcher



Xing Ya  and  Wu Wen

Panda bears love climbing. Whether it is a tree, your legs or even a table leg. It is always big fun!
They are in for playing a wonderful game with you.


The Forget me not pandas Xing Ya and Wu Wen are especially made to commemorate the arrival of the pandas in our Zoo as a gift from China. They are as cuddly as the real ones.



Forget me not bears Xing Ya and Wu Wen



Forget me not bears Xing Ya

Xing Ya

Xing Ya is a one of a kind male panda bear made by Joy of 40 cm, 16”. He was made of aged off white and charcoal black coloured mohair. He has aged cotton paws. He has black glass eyes and a black embroidered nose and claws.
He wears a light blue ribbon.



Xing Ya has been sold.    





Wu Wen

Wu Wen is a one of a kind female panda bear made by Joy of 40 cm, 16”. She is made of aged off white and charcoal black mohair. Her cotton paws have been aged. She has black glass eyes and a black embroidered nose and claws.
She wears a powdery pink ribbon with flowers.



  Wu Wen has been sold.

Forget me not bears Wu Wen



Forget me not bears Xing Ya


Forget me not bears Xing Ya



Betsy & Johnny

A wonderful couple, Betsy and Johnny.
They have known each other for quite some time now and love to go to the seaside. Johnny bought Betsy a little sailing boat as a souvenir.

Forget me not bears Betsy and Johnny



Forget me not bears Betsy and Johnny

Betsy

Betsy is a one of a kind Forget me not bear made by Mary
of honey coloured mohair. She measures 34 cm, 13,5”.
She has heavily aged ultrasuede paws, a black embroidered
nose and claws and black shoebutton style eyes.

Betsy is dressed as a sailor girl in a sailor style summer
dress.




Betsy has been sold.



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Betsy


Forget me not bears Betsy



Forget me not bears Johnny

Johnny

Johnny is a one of a kind Forget me not bear made by
Mary of honey coloured mohair. He is 33 cm, 13” tall. 
He has heavily aged ultrasuede paws, a black embroidered
nose and claws and black shoebutton style eyes.

He is dressed as a sailor boy in a pale blue striped sailor jacket.





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Forget me not bears
Johnny

Forget me not bears Johnny

Forget me not bears Gizby Dib

Gizby Dib

Little Gizby Dib feels very comfortable in his home made slipover that keeps him warm in cold autumn days.

Gizby Dib is a one of a kind Forget me not bear of 27 cm, 10.5", made by Mary of heavily aged short pile very dark honey coloured mohair. He has black eyes, a black embroidered nose and claws and heavily aged ultrasuede paws.

He wears a woollen slipover with embroidery




Gizby Dib has been sold.



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Gizby Dib


Forget me not bears Gizby Dib



Forget me not bears Zooby

Zooby

Zooby loves to be a horticulturist.
Here he is pictured as the proud owner of a miniature hosta.

Zooby is a one of a kind Forget me not bear made by Joy of 27 cm, 10.5”. Zooby is made of honey coloured aged mohair.
He has light brown glass eyes and a brown embroidered nose and claws. He walks through life on aged cotton paws.




Zooby has been sold.



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 Zooby


Forget me not bears Zooby



Forget me not bears Pendle

Pendle

It was love at first sight and now Pendle is waiting for his girl friend. He bought her a nice bunch of flowers for their date tonight.

Pendle is a one of a kind Forget me not bear made by Joy of 30 cm, 12”. His fur is a dark red mohair. He has heavily aged ultrasuede paws, a black embroidered nose and claws and black shoebutton style glass eyes.
He wears a silk ribbon.

Please note Pendle is made of the same colour mohair as Roxley, although it does not look like that in the picture.



Pendle has been sold.   



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Pendle 

Forget me not bears Pendle



Forget me not bears Harley

Harley

When I have grown up I want to have a real Harley Davidson bike mum!
Try to ride your bicycle in a proper way first, his mother said to him.
 

Harley is a one of a kind Forget me not bear made by Mary. He is 34 cm, 13.5”tall.
His fur is made of mohair in a grey-green colour.
He has very aged ultrasuede paws, a black embroidered nose and claws and black shoebutton style glass eyes.

Harley wears a cotton jacket.



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Forget me not bears
Harley


Forget me not bears Harley

  







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