~GERALD~ A Sweet 9" Prim Giraffe OOAK Bear Friend by Tammy

"GERALD Giraffe"

aka "GG"

Hello and welcome to my new primitive design, my first ever Giraffe and he is named Gerald, or GG hahaha... And a HUGE thank you for naming him Arlene!!!

This one is very sweet indeed and a wonderful handful and I hope you all just love him tons! And now, here's a bit about the cute little handful friends.

Gerald is a new 9 1/2" design and is made from Velboa giraffe print fur with antique linen inner ears and organic yard for his mane, yup, organic hehehe. He is a very slouchy and saggy one sitting at 7 1/2" and he does not stand on his own with the way he is heavily weighted and all. I cotter pin and disk jointed him and then lovingly filled him with a mix of excelsior with loads of gravel and stainless steel granules and Gerald weighs in at about 13 ounces and that's a lot for a little dude like him. And his mane took me hours too because it was cut and then sewn on one strand at a time, worth the end result too! He was scissor trimmed just a bit and then he was stained with a coffee, vanilla and cinnamon extract so he has that aged look with the sweet scent of prim, and then I shaded him by hand in waves with heat set silk dyes and then a bit of oil chalk here and there for good measure. To finish him I gave him antique boot button eyes, a sparsely stitched bees waxed perle
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