My name is Clare and I've been making my bears for over ten years (the real number is actually so long ago I can't remember). I love the fact that I make something that can be so well loved. I always thought of my toys as a personality when I grew up and I am the same with the bears I make. They all have something unique about them and are made with love, care and attention to detail.
I love the idea that I am creating an heirloom. Something that will be treasured by each generation and will inspire memories.
My studio is smoke-free and pet-free.
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All designs are copyright Clare Freemantle/ClareBears © 2010