Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Well, Stacey said that I should share one of my many collections, since down deep I really am a 'Collector At Heart.'
This is my Boyd's Bear Figurine Collection of Bearstones, Folkstones and Dollstones....
I have it in a curio cabinet that I got at an estate sale and I absolutely love it! I bought the set of pressed glass dishes that were in it and asked if the curio cabinet was for sale. Because the family hadn't finished dividing things up, I ended up leaving my name, number and offer. A week or so went by before I got a call that said the cabinet was mine if I still wanted it and off I went to get my new treasure! The family that I bought it from said that it had been in their family as long as they could remember. They were even pretty sure that it had been transported at one time by covered wagon! You can certainly tell by the glass that it is definitely old!
These are the top two shelves....
Third and Fourth shelves....
and finally, the bottom shelf...I even have pieces signed by the creator of Boyd's Bears, G.M. Lowenthal.
I counted the pieces inside my cabinet and there were a total of a 157 pieces including not only the figurines, but water globes and musical pieces as well!
My four year old grandson loves to come over and get on his knees in front of the cabinet and look, point and of course want to touch! But, we certainly don't go there!!
Now, in all honestly, I can say that I truly can't even remember when the last time was that I bought a piece. No matter. I love what I have! And who know what the future might bring my way! Right now, I really love the dollstones, because they depict little girls and boys engaging in everyday activities! Should I ever run across another piece who knows?!?
I think that the reason I stopped was because I ran out of room in my cabinet!
I enjoyed sharing one of my many collections with you!


  1. Your collection of treasures is wonderful! I can just imagine how fascinated your grandson is when he looks in the cabinet. What fun!


  2. Thank you for sharing your collection! That cabinet is very special too, what a wonderful find. I can't wait to see what else you collect. Have a nice day! Twyla

  3. Wow what a great post! They all look so sweet in there! I like their little faces. ;)

  4. That cabinet is so perfect for your collection. I am so glad you got it. Your collection is so cute. Thanks for sharing it. laurie