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Ancient craft reinvents a timeless classic. Spread joy through unique teddy bears - 100% handmade by artisan women pioneers.
189 backers pledged $17,318 to help bring this project to life.
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    Pledge US$ 10 or more About US$ 10

    #1) Support the arts and receive a handwritten postcard from one of our artisans! - in ancient Armenian script (translation will also be provided), postmarked and delivered from Armenia, straight to you.

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    #2) In addition to the above, receive a keychain with a hand-knitted miniature Berd Bear! Your name will also be listed as a patron on our website.

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    Pledge US$ 55 or more About US$ 55

    #3) Berd Bear with striped sweater and jeans or khakis. Be one of the first to adopt this adorable work-of-art and empower the women of Berd! Your photo will be hung on our proud parents wall which will also be displayed on our website. (Includes cost of direct shipping from Armenia, but please add $15 for shipping to countries outside of USA, Canada and Europe).

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    #4) Berd Bear with red plaid dress with white blouse - adopt an old-world mother bear designed and handmade by old-world artisans! Your photo will be hung on our proud parents wall which will also be displayed on our website. (Includes cost of direct shipping from Armenia, but please add $15 for shipping to countries outside of USA, Canada and Europe).

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    #5) Labor-intensive and dressed to impress - adopt this Berd Bear with a crocheted dress. Your photo will be hung on our proud parents wall which will also be displayed on our website. (Includes cost of direct shipping from Armenia, but please add $15 for shipping to countries outside of USA, Canada and Europe).

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    Pledge US$ 95 or more About US$ 95

    #6) Limited edition Berd Bear with Armenian flag and American flag sweater. Be one of the few to own this highly-desired bear, plus have your name listed on our website and the plaque of supporters to forever be displayed in the Berd Bear facility. Your photo will be hung on our proud parents wall which will also be displayed on our website. (Includes cost of direct shipping from Armenia, but please add $15 for shipping to countries outside of USA, Canada and Europe).

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    Pledge US$ 125 or more About US$ 125

    #7) Here's where the real fun begins! Create a personalized Berd Bear with any two flags and a name or short message in Armenian, English or a language of your choosing on the clothing. Select any of the styles above and make it your own. The perfect keepsake for all the (beautiful) mixed babies, immigrants or political activists of the world. Your name will also be listed on our website and the plaque of supporters to forever be displayed in the Berd Bear facility. Your photo with your custom bear will be hung on our proud parents wall which will also be displayed on our website. (Includes cost of direct shipping from Armenia, but please add $15 for shipping to countries outside of USA, Canada and Europe).

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    Pledge US$ 200 or more About US$ 200

    #8) As far as custom keepsakes go, this is the ULTIMATE! Utilize the talent of our craftswomen and design your own custom-outfit for a bear, including an embedded message or name on the clothing. To get the juices flowing, the artisans of Berd have offered ideas: doctor, nurse, police officer, priest, bride, groom, soldier, princess, soccer player, graduate, cheerleader, but if you can imagine it, they can create it! Your bear will come with a certificate stating that your bear is your own unique creation and the first of its kind. You will also receive all the supporter acknowledgements listed in reward #7. (Includes cost of direct shipping from Armenia, but please add $15 for shipping to countries outside of USA, Canada and Europe).

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    #9) Why choose? Get the entire family of Kickstarter Berd Bears (4 bears), plus your name will be listed at the silver level on our website and the plaque of supporters to forever be displayed in the Berd Bear facility. Your photo will be hung on our proud parents wall which will also be displayed on our website. (Please add $15 for shipping to countries outside of USA, Canada and Europe).

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    Pledge US$ 10,000 About US$ 10,000

    #10) Trip for two to Armenia! Gain inside exposure to Armenia's cultural riches, and most importantly, meet the amazing women of Berd and see their craft. Get an in-depth perspective on the artisans and their impact on the ground. Your name will be listed as prime benefactor on our website and the plaque of supporters to be forever displayed in the Berd Bears facility. On your visit, you will have a chance to receive bears in your family's likeness or in other designs of your choice.

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