Steiff has a long history of providing the perfuct cuddly pal. Created in Germany over 135 years ago, Steiff was started bu a young Margarete Steiff who always fought for her place against any and all resistance. She started with a simple pin cushion in the shape of an elephant and followed her vision to create cute, soft toys for all children. Her company follows her vision still, always searching for new ways to create the ultimate teddy bear.