Dusty's motto is: "Just keep breathing!"; "Inhale the positive and exhale the
Please meet Dusty
a 2-1/2" standing and1-3/4" sitting one of a kind (OOAK) artist bear by
Christy J. Horsley of Paw Pad Bears© He is a "paws-a-tive" bear cub! His little
silver pendant showing a dandelion is strung with sterling silver beads and is
made by boutique jewelry artist Shannon C. Nicholas. He is created from vintage
hand dyed upholstery velvets. He is 4-way cotter pin and disk and/or string
jointed with his head on a wobble joint for various posing positions. His sweet
face is airbrushed for more detail as are his ears and paw pads. He is wired in
his legs and arms for gentle posing. His nose is hand stitched bees waxed and
sealed. His eyes are premium black onyx beads.
I have been making bears and friends for almost 40 years and I love doing it!
I take special orders so feel free to contact me.
All of my creations are my own designs and are entirely hand stitched. Noses,
mouths and paw pads are embroidered. Noses are bees waxed and sealed. They are
5 way cotter pin and disk jointed with the head being on a wobble joint. My
smaller bears have string jointed arms. Arms and legs are wired for more
(gentle) posing possibilities like for holding little findings and hugging
Each of my creations come with a hang tag and a Certificate of Authenticity
signed and dated by me. If you wish to become a member of the Paw Pad Bears©
mailing, please contact me and you will be added to the growing list and be
offered a first peek at the new arrivals!
These are not toys. They are one of a kind collectibles.