URSA Awards 2013

"Reach Beyond The Stars"


Category 14

Mystical -  Fairies, Wizards,  Dragons. All materials, all sizes.

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Mary Floss is a little fairy bear and made from pink synthetic material. She has a polymer clay nose and black glass eyes. Stuffed with wool and steel shot for weight. Completely wobble jointed. Mary Floss has

feathered wings and a flower crown.

Kay Cooper

Cooper Bears - Kelmscott, West Australia




Calyx is an OOAK green dragon lying on his back. He measures 14 3/4" from head to tail and is made of Schulte sparse mohair, glittery suede, green felt and an air dry modeling compound. Calyx’s eyes are hand painted. He is shaded to emphasize his cute features.5 metal joints allow for multiple poses. Stuffed with Poly-Fil and stainless steel pellets.

Laura Anne Stapp

Lau's Bears - California, USA




Patina the fairy princess was created with hand dyed sparse mohair. OOAK measuring 10" tall but she prefers to sit. Glass googly eyes and her nose is needle felted. Paws and inner ears are wool felt than has been gently shaded. She wears a hand painted lace crown and a copper scroll charm with a drop crystal on her chest. Patina has a ruffle of sparkle tulle for wings. Her wand is wrapped with copper wire and embellished with crystal beads.

Nancy Dontigney

Dog Patch Critters - Florida, USA




Gandalf is an OOAK Wizard Bear. 15" tall and is made from long-haired white mohair which has been hand sculptured with needle felted and fabric painted eyelids, nose and mouth. He has hand painted orange glass eyes. Paw pads are needle sculptured and hand painted. 5-way nut and bolt jointed, with polyester and weighted with ball bearings. He has a black felted hat painted with a silver constellation to go with his silver and black robe. Gandalf‘s accessories are hand turned plinth with a staff, poison bottle and a crystal ball.  

Kathleen Eltis

Bearlytherehugs - England, United Kingdom



Temeraire was inspired by the novels written by Naomi Novik. He measures 11" (28cm) from nose to tail. He is made from hand-dyed viscose, his wings are made from fake leather, wired and hand-painted. Legs are both jointed and wired. There is another wire running from his head to the tip of his tail so that he can almost pose and fly like a real dragon. Temeraire has an open mouth with hand-modelled teeth and Ultra-suede tongue with papier-mâché claws.

Breast-platter is made form polymer-clay and different kinds of beads. Hand-painted German glass-eyes. Stuffed with fiber-fil and steel shot. 

Natascha Sabo

LeftyBears - Baden-Württemberg, Germany




Eudora a Forest Fairie sits upon a handmade mushroom. 16" tall. Created using a green print quilt fabric, white sparse mohair and dark pink vintage rayon. Her outfit is made from a moss green moire silk with hand dyed blue and green silk ribbons Sleeve trimmings are from vintage crocheted trims. Eudora's bodice is multi hand dyed silk ribbons and matching two toned glitter wings. She wears handmade Ultra-suede two-toned green shoes, a brown bear brooch, a choker with bee and sun charms all toped off with a fancy hat adorned with vintage velvet flowers and leaves.

Pattie Angel
Enchanted Memories - Washington, USA

At a Glance - All Entries in Category 14

Mary Floss

Calyx the Curious


Gandalf Wizard


Eudora Fairie

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