Add a touch of elegance at your next gathering with the iittala Kastehelmi Salad Plate. It makes an exceptional backdrop for showcasing salads, bread or individually plated appetizers. Named Kastehelmi (Dewdrop) after the bubbled detailing on the pressed glass, this collection was originally produced from 1964-1988 and brought back to celebrate Oiva Toikka's 50 year mark as a designer. Named Aqua after its muse water, this hue is a purplish-blue with becomes almost neon towards the edges.
You’d be hard-pressed to find a Finn or fan of Finnish design that doesn’t recognize the iittala logo, designed by Timo Sarpaneva in 1956 and inspired by his “i-line” range. The logo serves as a symbol of quality craftsmanship, timeless design, and thoughtful functionality. Many collectors ... More iittala
One, if not the most recognizable names in Finnish glass design, Oiva Toikka’s boundless imagination has taken glass art to new heights. Best known for his Birds collection for iittala, he brings mouth-blown glass creations to life. Each one is hand-crafted so every piece is an original and... More Oiva Toikka
I have had the original version of this pattern (clear glass) for at least 20 years). It holds up to a lot of wear, and goes with anything. All the colors, that are available now, makes them even better. I searched high and low for the ones I purchased this time. I found them at FINNSTYLE! When I received the package, I was very pleased with the way, the plates were packaged. They would NOT break in transit. I would buy anything, at this company. The service was A+!