Timo Sarpaneva, one of the most popular Finnish designers, is known internationally for his command of materials. His stainless steel coasters have highly-polished centers with elegantly brushed rims that are slightly elevated from the base. A design icon from 1971, add a touch of vintage class to your décor with the iittala Sarpaneva Stainless Steel Coasters, measuring 3- ¾” in diameter they are completely dishwasher safe.
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
Finnish-born Timo Sarpaneva (1926) was an influential sculptor, educator and designer who greatly contributed to Finland's reputation as the design hub of the world. His work with metals, woods, textiles, porcelain, and glass shows his impressive versatility. No matter the medium, Sarpaneva... More Timo Sarpaneva
These coaster go well with your festive decorated table settings. The bottom is mirror and the rim is matt finish. You can see beautiful shadows when you put a glass on it, especially colored glass look better on mirror stuff. I do not really care for the back side finish. It is hard to wipe up water inside of its curled up edges. They are totally stainless, but you might get some sooty black stuff from the edges when you shake the coaster.
beautiful propotion of mirror and matt finish
curled-up finish of the edge