Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Colurful Birds


These birds certainly brighten up the long nordic winters. Oiva Toikka is a Finnish glass master who creates works out of glass for iitala, a Finnish design company and is especially renowned for his series of glass birds. Here are a few and there are more to see (with prices) at glassbirds.com.



iittala Toikka Scarlet Tanager (Fallingwater Red)


iittala Toikka Scarlet Tanager (Fallingwater Red) - Click to enlarge


iittala Toikka Black Ibis


iittala Toikka Black Ibis - Click to enlarge



iittala Toikka Blue Bird & Ruby Bird Set


iittala Toikka Blue Bird & Ruby Bird Set - Click to enlarge

iittala Gray Whooper Swan


iittala Gray Whooper Swan - Click to enlarge