January - February 2022
Online Teddy Bear Magazine

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Sponsors of the Annual URSA Awards Competition
 

 

We are a Green Publication. Helping save the enviornment.

 

Valerie Rogers, Publisher and Executive Editor

Changes for 2022

 

Most of Bears&Buds does not require a membership or a login to read.

 

Learn about live bears, teddy bears, bear making, events, developing your business, and so much more.

 

Professional Artists will login to the B&B section for tips on operating and managing your teddy bear business.

 

Collector-Supporters login to the Collector's Section for more bear stories.

 

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We extend a very Special Thank you’s to all who contribute to Bears&Buds; our artists, collectors, advertisers, cub reporters, and digital imaging creators.

And to all of you who keep this hobby exciting, on the cutting edge, friendly and thriving.

In order for our web site to continue to operate, we will depend on you for subscriptions, memberships and donations. 

A donations, small or large will help, and we feel that the contents of our site are
of great value to collectors as well as teddy bear artists.

 

We thank you in advance for your kind support.

Choose how you'd like to join us!

Be a Collector Member-subscriber. The yearly fee is $20 and you will receive this lovely, large Collector-Member lapel pin.

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Online Teddy Bear Appraisals

Ever wondered about the life
of your beloved old bear?
Online appraisal offer you the bears history along with its current value. Ask Brenda!


Focus on the Teddy Bear Artists

and Bear News

Click on the banners or icons to read more!


About the URSA Awards Pins

All About Grizzly Bears
by Animal Facts Guide



Meet the artists at teddy bear  shows around the world.
Find a show close to you
or shop online.

Keep abreast of current bear happenings. Enjoy the videos and bear reports. 


Who are winners?

Who won the URSA Major
- Best Overall?

Congratulations to all who entered and to all who have won

You'll never miss a thing when you go to the archive to enjoy all the past featured articles.


 

What is the difference between these two titles?

Award winning artist from Australia teaches you.


Collector password required.

Artist password required.

Order mohair

online from Dale

 

 

Meet Dave Stack
the developer of
BearPile


 

 

 

 

 


Meet many of the Bears&Buds and Bright Star Promotions' artists in each of the 8 yearly shows.

Buying bears safely online, is fun.

Thirty year show comes
to an end in Ann Arbor.



Check out the list of trusted suppliers artists use.

Adding aribrushing details to your creations enhances personality and character!


How to protect your patterns and your art.


URSA Awards Archive . . .

It is our pleassure to introduce to you, the winners of the 16th Annual URSA Awards along with the

URSA Major - Best Over All winner.

 

Applause for all who entered and all who won!

 


A very special thank you goes
to all our
URSA Awards sponsors.
Please visit their web sites.

The 17th Annual URSA Awards Competition entry forms will be online March 15, 2022

What will  you enter?


Ever wonder where mohair came from?

The artists work hard perparing for a show.



The story behind how
Gollies became teddy bears best friends.

A Star in the World of Teddy Bears . . .Winnie the Pooh


Learn to take beautiful
photographs of your bears


 



 

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The most expensive teddy ever sold at auction was manufactured by Steiff. The particular bear was made
by Louis Vuitton and fetched $2.1 million dollars in 2000.

 


Receive early announcements of coming teddy bear events
and online shows.

Our mailing list is private and secure.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thank you Jonni for these exclusive
bear cartoons!

 
 

 

We have always been a "green" magazine, by being an online magazine and not a printed publication which helps our planet's environment. Your personal information is protected by Constant Contact Mailing Service and PayPal secured sites.

 

eMail us anytime with your comments and suggestions.

 

We love hearing from you!

 
The articles, features, products and links found on Bears&Buds do not constitute endorsement or guarantee of artist's workmanship or merchandise quality. The informative articles are designed to enrich the reader's knowledge and to introduce the many talented and varied artists-members that make up the teddy bear world. Bears&Buds is not responsible for errors or omission. If you find a broken link, please email us.
Let your dreams be your north star!

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