COMPLETELY SOLD OUT AT STEIFF ... BUT AVAILABLE THROUGH US!made of high quality alpacawhite5-way jointedsurface washablelimited edition of 1,500 pieces worldwidestuffed with synthetic filling materialwith safety eyeswith gold-plated "Button in Ear"30 cm / 12 inchesCaution: This product is not a toy and is intended for adult collectors only. UPC: 4001505036859The tradition of kissing under the mistletoe comes from the ancient Celts where the evergreen mistletoe was considered a medical and magic plant. Under its protection against illness, witchcraft, demons, fire, and enemies, the Celts gave each other (beneath the mistletoe) the kiss of peace. "With the white felt I want to convey the feeling of the white and icy wintertime with snow and ice, "says the designer. "The golden parts of ornaments in the bouquet and the golden bow have to support the holy and magical wishes which are represented by the mistletoe and give a feeling of the magic and spirit of Wintertime," she continues. Completely handmade by Steiff artisans, the mistletoe bouquet hearkens back to a time when Steiff made animals and accessories of felt - proving that this grand tradition lives on at Steiff today with this breathtaking Mistletoe bear. It's a must-have for holiday decorating and collecting.