A Great Collaboration from the UK - Charlie Bears and Charlotte Bird Fairy Photography Prints Now at Beacon's Glow Collectibles
September 20, 2013 --
Austin, TX, September 20, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Beacon's Glow Collectibles, an online gift and collectibles retail store specializing in dolls, teddy bears, and collectible figurines (http://www.beaconsglow.com/), is now offering their customers Charlie Bear limited edition prints and greeting cards by the UK photographer Charlotte Bird.
These Charlie Bear limited edition prints, as well as greeting cards, feature Charlotte Bird's signature Victorian-era fairies intermingled with adorable Charlie Bear teddy bears. Just recently Charlie Bears introduced 6 of these matted prints and they are the same images as used in their greeting cards. Edition sizes for the prints are limited to 495 pieces and each comes with a certificate on the back.
Charlie Bears are greatly gaining in popularity in the United States and have been so as well in the UK and Australia since their introduction in 2005. Each collectible teddy bear truly has their own personality. Crafted of either high-quality plush, mohair, or alpaca, each bear is five-way jointed and many have wobbly joints which adds to their hug ability. (Mohair and alpaca teddy bears come from small limited editions whereas the plush are open editions.) Each bear has its own special name and many of these names are selected from the suggestions of collectors. This teddy bear company is truly a family-run business with all members of the family involved in its daily operations. Charlotte Morris (aka Charlie), founder of Charlie Bears, always insures that each bear will be checked to see that it feels good, cuddles well, and additionally has the right personality. Charlie Bears are truly "Bears with Personalities."
Charlotte Bird got into photography at the young age of 7 as her father was an inspiration to her. He was also an avid photographer and printer. Charlotte was able to process her photos as there was a darkroom in the cellar of their house located in the UK. Additionally, her Dad used to read both nursery rhymes and stories with fairies in them to her as a child. This instilled in her a fascination with the magic of fairies. It was not until after her children had grown that she became serious with her photography. Charlotte's photographs continue to encompass a Victorian-era style and consistent fairy theme.
The collaboration between Charlie Bears and Charlotte Bird has already piqued the interest of arctophiles (from the Greek words meaning 'bear' and 'affection'). Teddy bear collectors can now purchase the limited edition prints or frame the greeting cards on their own. It is anticipated that this collaboration will continue to grow as time goes on.
About Beacon’s Glow -
Beacon's Glow Collectibles offers both their US and International customers many fine lines of collectibles. Predominant bear and plush animal manufacturers include: Charlie Bears; Steiff Bears, Boyd's Bears; and Minky Bears. Predominant doll manufacturers include: Madame Alexander Dolls; Helen Kish Dolls; Heidi Plusczok Dolls; Brenda’s Reborn Nursery Dolls, Lorella Falconi Dolls and Adora Dolls. They also carry the very popular Jim Shore Figurines, as well as Snowbabies by Department 56.
Browse their site at (http://www.beaconsglow.com/). Collectors of all types will be pleasantly surprised at the wide variety of manufacturer's lines and products offered at Beacon's Glow Collectibles.
They also have an impressive pledge to their customers and firmly stand behind it – “All items on our site are in stock; & all orders are guaranteed to ship by 6:00 p.m. the following business day.” This is certainly welcome news for collectors of all types.
Beacon’s Glow Collectibles is committed to offering customers a wide variety of collectible dolls, bears, and figurines at competitive prices, as well as exceptional customer service. This company guarantees their customers total satisfaction.
All major credit cards are accepted (Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover). Paypal is also accepted as a method of payment as well as personal checks and money orders. Site security is ensured with Volusion’s SSL Certificate through encryption. The company also respects their customer’s right to privacy, and ensures that it will never be compromised.
Layaway plans are available, and they are willing to work with customers on an individualized basis to find a plan that best suit their needs.
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