Wooden Swan High by Ostheimer
We totally adore these simple handmade wooden toys, and just holding one in your hand makes you feel good, children adore the simple and elegant designs and the feeling of the wood , these lovely wooden figurines make thoughtful and appreciated gifts to babies and children alike, in fact I have kept some for myself and have them on my desk .
- Ostheimer German toy-makers have been hand crafting fine natural wooden toys for more than 60 years and the wonderfully expressive wooden toys and figures are produced from hardwoods of the finest quality, such as maple, elm and ash.
- Every animal is Hand sanded and painted with non toxic stain, so each piece is totally unique
- Based on her studies of both Waldorf (Steiner) pedagogy and anthropomorphic ideas, Margarete Ostheimer began a collection of toys which enliven the imagination. In her own words: "It is the fantasy of our children alone that breathes life into the seemingly stiff wooden figures, the form and colour of which purposely have been reduced to an essential minimum. It is apparent how little coaching our
- Slight differences in colour and slight deviations in the structure of the grain contribute to the special charm and uniqueness of Ostheimer figures
11cm x 6cm x 2.5cm