A flickering tealight will be even more enchanting behind the grey glass of this candle holder. 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. Each beautifully boxed, this set of two makes an excellent gift or addition to the ambiance of your own home.
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
From graphic art to banknotes, Finnish-born Tapio Wirkkala's portfolio is a quite arguably one of the most versatile. Still, he is most widely known for his wonderful work with glass. Texture plays a big role in Wirkkala's creative portfolio. His 1952 "Tapio" glassware experiments with air ... More Tapio Wirkkala
The candle holders are beautiful and sturdy. They are the perfect size for tealights, and they are a lovely shade of grey.
Grand Rapids MI
May 5, 2020
These beautiful candle holders are wonderful. From candles to morning jelly to storing your jewelry, use them in any creative way you choose. The grey color is neutral enough to go anywhere in your home.