URSA Awards 2016
11th Annual

"Reach Beyond The Stars"


Category 14

Father Christmas, Santa's or Elves - all materials, all sizes.

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Noel the Choirboy is 11” tall and made with light brown patterned mohair. Stuffed with poly-fil and beads. 5-way jointed with with Lockline in arms. Ultra-suede paw pads. Glass eyes, embroidered nose and mouth. The choir gown
is tailor-made to measurements.
Mouth designed to show he is singing.


Angela Yip

Purplebean Bear - Kowloon, Hong Kong




Jacob the little elf is 9" tall made from Schulte mohair with a darker backing. 5-way jointed. Hand blown glass eyes and a glitter nose. Wearing a handmade felt elf jacket and cap. Accompanied him is his purchased reindeer and a vintage tree with vintage glass decorations added.
Total height of vignette is 16”.


Jan Cuming

Jinglebears - Wellington, New Zealand




Nick and Lani, 10” tall OOAK, both made from recycled buff mink fur. Brown glass eyes feature hand sculpted synthetic clay eyelids with hand painted eye white. Hand sculpted
and textured synthetic clay nose. Wire armature in arms
and legs. 5-way jointed with a semi wobbly head. Muzzles are scissor sculpted and lightly shaded. Stuffed with poly-fil and steel shot.

Linda Chiasson
Bear in Mind Collectibles - New Brunswick, Canada




Arianwen is a 18 1/2" tall bear made from alpaca mohair . Armatures in arms. Embroidered nose with glass eyes. Ultra suede paw pads that have been tufted. She has a resin reindeer. They are both decorated with brocade trim, fur, beads and bells. Hand made hat, ruffles, reindeer's saddle and bridle.

Diana Watts

DiBears - Florida, USA

At a Glance - All Entries in Category 14


Noel the Choir Boy




Nick and Lani


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