Flickering candlelight will be even more enchanting behind the matte frosted glass of this votive. In modern literature, Ultima Thule is used to reference the furthest possible place in the world. Tapio Wirkkala’s 1968 Ultima Thule glassware similarly references the icy cold reaches of Scandinaiva and the distinct expressive power of Finnish glass. This beautiful texture is achieved through a time-laboring technique, in which the molten glass burns the surface of the wooden molds.
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 bought this votive in the clear as well as in this frosted glass. They are both beautiful --- lit or unlit. They work well in any season and they have a lot of detail to them. Can't wait to collect a few more !
January 4, 2020
I gave this to someone special for a Christmas gift. She loved it! I am Finnish & so is she. Have always love the unique Finnish candle holders.
September 21, 2019
I really love them! Quick ship, perfect products. Thank you so much!
May 3, 2018
I used to shy away from frosted votive holders but let me tell you I am so happy I purchased it. For a simple votive it makes quite a statement! Effective on its own or grouped with other Iittala votives or vases it will blend in with any decor due to its classic lines.