Oiva Toikka Birds for Iittala

Oiva Toikka Birds for Iittala

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Regina Yunghans
Jun 3, 2008

You're looking at 2008's Toikka Bird from Iittala. The crystal birds have been created by Finnish artist Oiva Toikka for decades, each year bringing a new release...

2008's bird is the Cucunor, with watery, pastel colors. Our favorite, though, is the more vivid one above: a Magpie! We really like its not-quite-symmetrical symmetry.

And if you don't really care for the birds as they stand alone, place a few together: they almost interact, seeming to move and peck around:

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