The Kiwi is made of high quality woven plush mohair. It is 11.8 inches tall and filled with polyester fiber. No wires will be used for the legs and beak. "Something that distinguishes our animals from others on the market is our endeavor for a very natural appearance. All our animals are made of very high quality materials. These we refer only from manufacturers in Europe. In addition, all animals are handmade in Germany," Peter Straubel from Kösener Spielzeug Manufaktur GmbH told TDmonthly. Launch date: 2011.
This bear is made from high quality woven plush mohair. He was produced in cooperation with the Bear Park Worbis and was modeled on a real, existing bear. He is limited to 500 pieces worldwide. It is 11.8 inch tall and filled with polyester fiber. Launch date: 2011.
"A life without pugs is possible but meaningless,“ said Loriot. Pug Sir Henry by Uschi Ackermann is the living example for the Kösen pug. It had to endure a severe illness because reprehensible breeders did not take their responsibility seriously. With her book ,"Sir Henry,“ she launched the campaign called Helping Paw, and the manufacturer is supporting this cuase with 3 Euros per sold pug. The lying dog is especially soft and flexible, filled with granules.
The First Dog of the White House is replicated in this nearly life-size version that measures approximately 20" x 7.5" x 13.4". Bo is handmade in Germany and third-party tested for safety. Launch date: June 2009.
Handmade in Germany, the white and the brown alpaca have a durable woven fur made of natural alpaca wool, which makes them especially soft and cuddly. Special emphasis was given to their naturalistic appearance. All KÖSEN plush animals conform to the highest safety standards. The materials, products and production are inspected by TÜV and meet all requirements of the European safety standard for toys EN 71. "This toy has the potential to be a keeper beyond childhood and to be passed on to the next generation," assured Sybille Hartmann, Sales and Marketing Manager, KÖSEN USA, Inc. Launch date: January 2008.
Handmade in Germany, this rabbit is created as close to nature as possible and is 7.1" long. Its exterior consists of high-quality woven fur and leather imitation. All KÖSEN plush animals conform to the highest safety standards. The materials, products and production are inspected by TÜV and meet all requirements of the European safety standard for toys, EN 71. Children may even keep this toy beyond childhood, to eventually pass on to their own children. The product received a 2008 Toy of the Year Award from Creative Child Magazine. Launch date: 2001. Display Ideas: Group animals by natural habitat or geographical area.
This beautiful brown bear cub stands on its four paws and is handcrafted in Germany with special emphasis on naturalistic appearance and excellent quality. Having a soft brown fur with a white spot at the back of the neck, it is designed with children’s play requirements in mind. This bear cub measures 11" in length and can be washed at 86 °F. All material being used for this plush animal meet the European Safety Norm EN 71. It is designed to be the cuddly toy to last throughout one’s childhood, but will appeal to collectors of all ages.
This rag doll in the Waldorf style with wool hair was hand-made in Germany of cotton and was filled with soft sheep’s wool, as was traditionally done. It is hand-washable. All clothes are made of cotton and are machine-washable up to 104°F. As with the other dolls of the Silke Collection, all materials used are of superior quality and have the Oeco-Tex certificate 100, which indicates tested safety of a skin-friendly product. This little dwarf is designed to stimulate a child’s imagination.
This anteater is handcrafted in Germany with special emphasis on naturalistic appearance and excellent quality. It is optimally designed with the utmost in children’s play requirements in mind. As a limited edition of 500 units, it also appeals as a collectible for all ages. It has a long flexible and extractable tongue, and its silky fur is made of golden yellow alpaca wool. This anteater is 15.4” long and comes with a wooden display box and a certificate. “The life-like appearance and top-quality craftsmanship,” set this plush product apart from others, Sales Manager Sybille Hartmann of Koesen USA told TDmonthly. Launch date: 2007.
This plush animal is handcrafted in Germany with special emphasis on naturalistic appearance and excellent quality. It fulfills the demands of collectors and enthusiasts who ask for plush toys to be produced with selected natural materials. It is optimally designed to give children an understanding of shy animals that are difficult to observe in the wild as they conceal themselves from humans. When these animals are in soft toy form, children can come to like them while including them in their play. The rat is made of mohair wool. It won a 2006 Preferred Choice Award from Creative Child Magazine. Launch date: 2006.
This soft and flexible animal is handcrafted in Germany with special emphasis on naturalistic appearance and excellent quality. It is optimally designed with the utmost in children’s play requirements in mind, but will appeal to collectors of all ages. With the cat’s neutral facial expression, a child can “make it feel” whatever he wants and will enjoy playing with it for a long time. The product is filled with granules and can be washed up to 88 degrees. “The life-like appearance” of this cat makes it unique, Sales Manager Sybille Hartmann of Koesen USA told TDmonthly. Launch date: 2006.
This soft, quality doll is handcrafted in Germany. Following the philosophy of Waldorf educators, it is characterized by a simple and clear form to stimulate a child’s imagination and various textures to promote tactile development. It is ideally suited for playing and cuddling, and makes a wonderful bed companion. The wool body is filled with polyester, and the hands and feet are filled with granules encased in little bags. The hair is mohair wool. It is machine washable up to 105 degrees, and all textiles have the Oeco-Tex certificate 100. “Superior quality materials and craftsmanship” set this product apart, Sales Manager Sybille Hartmann of Koesen USA told TDmonthly. Launch date: 2006.