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Iittala - Ultima Thule Drinking Glasses

5 of 5 stars 21 Reviews

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The Drinking Glasses of the series Ultima Thule were designed by Tapio Wirkkala for Iittala in 1968. The classic glasses from Iittala are a real proof of that past époque.

Ultima Thule is a collection of glasses that unmistakably display how detailed the work was, which perfected the glass processing technique. The unique effect and the appearance of the glasses imitate nature: Tapio Wirkkala was inspired by melting ice glaciers in Lapland when he designed the glasses. That’s the reason for the name “Ultima Thule”, since that’s the name of the northernmost piece of land of the world.

The Ultima Thule glasses are considered classic pieces today. The collection has highly influenced the international success of Iittala. The big power of Finnish glass processing is visible in the finely worked collection. The shapes of the glasses by Iittala differ from piece to piece, according to how the liquid glass encloses the wooden models during the production.

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Item no. 106264
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Dishwasher safe Dishwasher safe
Material Glass
Colour Transparent
Weight 191 g (without packaging)
Capacity 0.2 l
Cleaning Dishwasher safe
EAN 6411920000645
Design Tapio Wirkkala
Category Drinking Glasses, Iittala Glasses

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4of 5 stars 21 Reviews


The glass is an eye-catcher

5 of 5 stars 2019-05-17, , Iittala - Ultima Thule Whisky Glass 28cl

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I had this glass in my hand for the first time during a flight with finair and had to buy a set immediately afterwards. Very high quality, has a pleasant weight. Also suitable as a water glass for thirsty people.

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Simply beautiful

5 of 5 stars 2019-05-13, , Iittala - Ultima Thule Champagne Glass 18cl

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Simply beautiful are these glasses from Iittala, a decoration on every table. But I use this glass as a vase, just the right size for small bouquets!

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Beautiful glasses

5 of 5 stars 2019-05-13, , Iittala - Ultima Thule Beer Glass 60cl

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These glasses are beautiful and very out-of-the-ordinary.

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Melting glasses

5 of 5 stars 2019-05-13, , Iittala - Ultima Thule Champagne Glass 18cl

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Only beautiful!!! And different!!!

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Timeless design

5 of 5 stars 2019-05-13, , Iittala - Ultima Thule Champagne Glass 18cl

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We already have some glasses of the series, now also the champagne glasses. I especially like the extraordinary design without handle. The glasses are very robust, even after many (hand) washing cycles and frequent use they are still flawless.

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Beautiful glass

5 of 5 stars 2019-05-13, , Iittala - Ultima Thule Beer Glass 38cl

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This beautiful and very unusual glass will not be my last. It lies well in the hand, has exactly the right size and the design is unbeatably beautiful.

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water glass

5 of 5 stars 2019-05-13, , Iittala - Ultima Thule Water Glass 20cl

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I looked for a glass of water for my espresso and found it. It's beautifully designed. Thanks to Connox I have once again made a good purchase.

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A classic

5 of 5 stars 2019-05-13, , Iittala - Ultima Thule Water Glass 20cl

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A classic that my parents already had. Very nice.

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Iittala Ultima Thule - Timeless Classic

5 of 5 stars 2019-05-13, , Iittala - Ultima Thule Whisky Glass 28cl

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You don't have to say much more about the Ultima Thule series from Iittala. Another timeless classic of Finnish design! The whisky glasses fit (as expected) perfectly to the other parts of the series. So far every guest has been completely enthusiastic about the Ultima Thule series!

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Design for guests, or even every day...

5 of 5 stars 2019-05-13, , Iittala - Ultima Thule Shot Glass 5cl

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We own some models of the series. Addiction started with the shot glasses. I bought the first ones second-hand. The design is still the same, the glasses fit together perfectly. The new glasses are only made of a thicker layer of glass, which makes them even more stable. I'm a big fan of the Ultima Thule series, now own glasses for all occasions. They have put away several (hand) washing cycles so far well, the glasses are not sensitive.

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special schnaps glass

5 of 5 stars 2019-05-13, , Iittala - Ultima Thule Shot Glass 5cl

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A special shot glass! Very stable and shapely!

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Iittala Thule - Timeless Classic

5 of 5 stars 2019-05-13, , Iittala - Ultima Thule Shot Glass 5cl

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You don't have to say much more about the Ultima Thule series from Iittala. Another timeless classic of Finnish design! The schnapps glasses fit (as expected) perfectly to the other parts of the series. So far every guest has been completely enthusiastic about the Ultima Thule series!

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Also an eye-catcher as water glass

4 of 5 stars 2019-04-25, , Iittala - Ultima Thule Beer Glass 38cl

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We already have the water glasses from the series, but now we mainly use them, because they are simply an eye-catcher, which is a little heavy in the hand, but feels very good.

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something different

5 of 5 stars 2019-05-13, , Iittala - Ultima Thule Whisky Glass 28cl
1 of 1 customers have found this review helpful.

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The design is eye-catching, slightly retro, but still fits in well with modern designs. The glasses are top-quality and also stable, you don't have to treat them too carefully. The drinks really look like if they were trapped in ice due to the irregular pattern in the glass, very great effect that fascinates every time again.

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The melting ice of Lapland

5 of 5 stars 2019-05-13, , Iittala - Ultima Thule Whisky Glass 28cl
1 of 1 customers have found this review helpful.

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The fact that the glass should remind of the melting ice of Lapland has been realized here magnificently. The step from inspiration to form is clearly visible here. However, this was not at the expense of the function. Two wonderful glasses in which the whiskey shines through like sunshine through melting ice. Top.

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Great (red) wine glass

5 of 5 stars 2019-05-13, , Iittala - Ultima Thule Red Wine Glass With Stand 23cl
1 of 1 customers have found this review helpful.

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We own some glasses of the series. The red wine glass is not as big as one is used to from red wine glasses. We therefore also use it as a white wine glass. The glass is quite heavy due to the massive foot, but this makes it stable and therefore more resistant than red wine glasses with a long stem. Even after many (hand) washing cycles, the glasses are impeccable.

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great glass design - also for long drinks

5 of 5 stars 2019-05-13, , Iittala - Ultima Thule Beer Glass 38cl
1 of 1 customers have found this review helpful.

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The design is eye-catching, slightly retro, but still fits in well with modern designs. The glasses are top-quality and also stable, you don't have to treat them too carefully. I also use the beer glass for long drinks. But those who like to poke around in the glass on their lemon should be warned: the stand is not very stable due to the three glass drops that form the storage surface. This is only true if you can't leave the glass like me alone.

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Like ice

5 of 5 stars 2019-05-13, , Iittala - Ultima Thule Shot Glass 5cl
1 of 1 customers have found this review helpful.

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The glasses look very good, the processing typical Iittala: Top.

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Special glass series

5 of 5 stars 2019-05-13, , Iittala - Ultima Thule Water Glass 20cl
1 of 1 customers have found this review helpful.

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Very high quality robust water glass from Tapio Wirkkala - timeless design from the 60s...

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Very nice!

5 of 5 stars 2019-05-13, , Iittala - Ultima Thule Whisky Glass 28cl
1 of 1 customers have found this review helpful.

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These glasses are wonderful! They lie well in the hand and are admired so far by each guest, nice side effect, by the glass structure one does not see greasy fingerprints ;) Once again a top product from Iittala

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Ultima Thule Whisky Glass 28cl

5 of 5 stars 2019-05-13, , Iittala - Ultima Thule Whisky Glass 28cl
11 of 18 customers have found this review helpful.

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Finnish quality glass as we know it. No flaws to discover, flawless! Since we collect a lot of Finnish glass, again no disappointment here.

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