Finnish design legend Oiva Toikka was experimenting with ways to conceal joint marks in the glass when he created the groundbreaking raised glass droplet design of Kastehelmi. Made to resemble strings of dewdrops glistening in the morning sun, Kastehelmi plays with light, bringing out the true reflective beauty of the glass. Iittala’s beloved Kastehelmi collection offers a wide range of versatile pieces that are both functional and decorative. Delicate yet durable dinnerware, the Kastehelmi 248mm plate is perfect for serving main entrees. Clear glass showcases food beautifully. The simple, stunning design suits any table setting. Collect a set. Great wedding, anniversary or housewarming gift. Dishwasher safe.
Oiva Toikka (1931-2019) is one of the great personas of Finnish glass design. He has gained a solid international reputation throughout his prolific career, which dates back to the 1950s, having worked with well-known designers and artists both in Finland and abroad.