Ooak Miniature Vintage Mink Fur Artist Baby Panda Bear Cub Melisa Melisa's Bears
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Ooak Miniature Vintage Mink Fur Artist Baby Panda Bear Cub Melisa Melisa's Bears:
Welcome to Melisa's Bears
...is excited to introduce a sweet 5 1/2” Miniature Realistic Panda Bear Cub...
"Bao Ai Ma"
~*~ on a 7 day listing with ! ~*~
I'm so excited to introduce my newest little mink panda bear cub! I've named her Bao Ai Ma which means “Baby Emma” in Chinese. I named her after a young friend who encouraged and helped me while I was working on her.
Creating and photographing Bao Ai Ma was a delight! She melts my heart every time I look at her. I hope you love her as much as I do!
Bao Ai Ma is a one of a kind artist baby panda bear completely designed and hand sewn (no machine sewing) by me, Melisa Nichols. She is very detailed and as such she is her own unique individual and can not be duplicated ~ a true one of a kind. Many, many hours went into this baby! I do not work with patterns - just from photos and drawings, so there is no pattern she can be remade from.
Bao Ai Ma is made from very soft and luxurious vintage recycled black mink fur and white ermine fur. Both furs are recycled from vintage coats. In my years of recycling coats, this is the only ermine coat I've found. It has a light sprinkling of black guard hairs, which adds more uniqueness to this little panda baby.
Bao Ai Ma has been completely lined as are all my real fur bears. She is 5 1/2” inches tall.
Bao Ai Ma's sweet baby face is very detailed. Her face has been scissor sculpted, thread sculpted and hand shaded. She has soulful black glass eyes and moveable eyelids - she can be posed awake, sleepy or fast asleep. I created a cute and realistic epoxy clay nose for her. Because of all this detailed work, I will never be able to create another panda just like Bao Ai Ma.
Bao Ai Ma's paws pads are leather and I've thread sculpted and hand painted them. I've given her epoxy clay claws which I hand sculpted and hand carved to give them extra realism. They've been shaded and sealed. Bao Ai Ma also has a wired tail.
Bao Ai Ma is completely hand sewn and filled with polyfil, pellets (in her tummy), and an extra portion of cuddles. She is armatured for lots of fun poses!
If you have any questions or comments about Bao Ai Ma, please email me me... I'd love to hear from you! If you'd like to be on my mailing list, please let me know – I send out an email whenever I have a new creation ready for .
I hope you've enjoyed seeing all of Bao Ai Ma's pictures. Thank you for visiting her sale!
Bao Ai Ma will arrive in a special box with hang tags that include her birth date, a picture of her and a signed Certificate of Authenticity. She is a collectable baby bear made for display only - not suitable for children due to small parts.
Thank you to everyone who views and collects my soft sculptures! You've made every sale such a fun & enjoyable experience and I truly appreciate your appreciation and support!
Please visit my ABOUT ME page to see a sample of the packaging that will come with your creation and for more information about my creations.
All my soft sculptures are created in a smoke-free home.
***SHIPPING*** ~ I am delighted to offer Bao Ai Ma with free surface shipping anywhere in the world. This includes up to $1000 insurance for most countries (Canada Post will not insure to all countries). Free shipping is by surface mail which usually takes 1 1/2 to 2 weeks to US destinations and 6 - 8 weeks to overseas destinations. Please contact me for a quote if you would like to use Xpresspost instead which takes about 3-5 days to US destinations and about 6 days to overseas destinations.
***LAYAWAY *** ~ 1/3 payment within 7 days, 1/3 - 30 days after, and the final third, 30 additional days after that. For sales over $1000 alternative layaway plans can be arranged. I do not charge a fee for my layaway service. Layaway payments are non-refundable. If you'd like to use this option, please email me before offerding.
***CUSTOMS*** ~ Customs fees, duties and tax will be the buyer's responsibility, according to the country's regulations, as well as delays due to customs regulations. Please do not ask me to mark as gift or to lower the declared value.
***response*** ~ I strive to do my best to make each sale a 5 star one - a five star rating is very important to me. Please consider giving me 5 stars in each area if you are happy with your purchase. Please be aware that I am in northern Canada and ship from a small town, so while I will get your package to the mail within 3 days of payment, I am not responsible for shipping delays - please rate my shipping time star based on my keeping my word as to my handling time. If you feel that you can not give me 5 stars, please contact me so I can do my best to fix any problem or address any concerns you may have.