Sophie la Girafe Teether
Sophie The Giraffe baby teether is a favorite teething toy that has been in France for more than 50 years. It has a charming retro style and makes a soft squeak when squeezed. Unlike many cheap teethers, Sophie the Giraffe is made of 100% natural rubber and food paint and is completely safe to chew, just like a feeding bottle teat.
- Hugely popular, cult design
- Lightweight and easy for little hands to grasp
- Gentle squeak when squeezed
- Classic design that remains unchanged since 1961
- Made of all natural materials and food grade paint
Available only as an add-on to floral orders and gift sets.
About the Maker of this Product
Sophie the Giraffe was conceived by Monsieur Rampeau, who was an expert in transforming sap from the Hevea tree using the rotational moulding of rubber as a toy-making concept. He came up with the idea of designing a toy giraffe, sensing that such an exotic wildlife figure would be the first in the market, and its size and shape would be ideal for the baby's hands to grasp and fit the baby's small mouths. Sophie the Giraffe, who looks exactly the same as the day she was 'born', went into production on May 25th, Saint Sophie's day, hence her name.
Sophie is still traditionally produced today, by Vulli, which is based in Rumilly in the Haute-Savoie Region of France. She is made from 100% natural rubber derived from the sap of the Hevea Tree. The process of creating her involves more than 14 manual operations and is still a secret, jealously guarded by the company.