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Artisans mouth blow glass for these stunning vases in three sections to create a multicolored effect, a technique originally developed by Italians on the island of Murano. Display these gorgeous vases empty, or fill them with sprigs of florals and greenery.
Medium: 6.3" Dia x 3.7" H
Large: 7.5" Dia x 13.2" H
Materials and shapes are dramatically contrasted in this popular series of vases designed for MoMA by American designer Peter Hewitt. A metal band, curved to hold water and support flowers, is suspended securely within parallel walls of plated glass. This sinuous contrast of metal and glass gives resonance to everyday materials, and the stunning...
Composed of two separate vases that join together to create a striking addition to your home or office. Handmade from colored glass.
Designer: Frank Kerdil
Size: 5"l x 5"w x 9" h
Our designers were inspired by the organic shapes of gourds and other natural objects in the creation of the Lila bud vase. The mouth is perfectly sized to hold a single stem while also serving as an anchor when the vases are stacked. Group a cluster for a bigger statement, or accent a small table or windowsill with one single vase.
Oiva Toikka is one of the greatest names in Finnish design. His iconic collection of Iittala Birds by Toikka first took flight back in 1972 with the creation of his small glass Flycatchers. The collection embodies a rich fusion of glassmaking traditions and would not have been possible without Toikka’s hands-on-approach at the glassworks and his...
The Finnish name for 'dewdrop' refers to the circles of bubbles in the pressed glass. Inspired by Finnish nature, the 'dewdrop' glisten like a string of pearls on grass in the morning sun. Oiva Toikka's love for experimentation led to the creation of an entirely new droplet design for Kastehelmi. The resulting surface structure brings out the l...