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Stingray Vase

Ah, the memories. I’d opt for no streamers, but that’s just me…

There were lots of ways to get around when we were young…pedal cars, roller skates and skate boards all come to mind. But from the banana seats to the baseball card spokes, nothing beat the classic bikes from the seventies. In honor of those hot wheels, we present the Stingray Vase, sure to bring back memories of every wheelie you ever popped. Hand-sculpted to resemble a handlebar grip from those classic bikes, this 14″ tall beauty looks great on any shelf, and is guaranteed to start up a conversation. Comes with removable streamers!

Colors: Black vase w/choice of red, white, blue, black, or mixed streamers.
Materials: Polyurethane rubber shell
14″ tall w/4″ diameter

$120.00, Buy it here.

Purchase Information:

Price: $120.00
Availability: Buy Stingray Vase here

Skin Series Bud Vases

Plastic heat-shrink tubing makes each of these seemingly delicate vases flexible.

The skin series vases are made of a heat sensitive plastic that when in contact with temperatures above 250 degrees will shrink in size. At first glance the vases appear to be made of a thin fragile porcelain, however once the vase is picked up it’s found to be soft and flexible. Because each vase is hand made and produced individually no two are exactly alike, however they all retain similar characteristics allowing the size and style of any vase to fit in with all the others.

7″, 6″, and 4.5″

$12.00 each,
Buy it here.

[via domino]

Purchase Information:

Price: $12.00
Availability: Buy Skin Series Bud Vases here

Rock Vases

These rock vases are a great way to incorporate some natural materials into your home, plus, they’re interesting whether you use it as a vase or just as sculptural item.

“these are all natural river rocks. to prevent from leaking all holes are finished with urethane…each article has a different stone as it’s all individually natural material. which design is sent to the on-line shoppers will be a surprise!”

4.5″~5.5″ height

Fyi: no longer available through original retailer, Tortoise General Store.

Purchase Information:

No longer available.

Myko Vases

These are great display pieces for dry botanicals.

On the edge. Conceptual box in expanse of wavy matte white stoneware has gallery presence. Helicopter view: asymmetrical opening in the top flows into a cool “V” dip at the rim. Dry botanicals only.

[posted by kris]

Purchase Information:

Price: $29.95
Availability: Buy Myko Vases here

Dovetail Vases

Hand-drawn octopuses, houses, and bicycles adorn these delightful vases by Dovetail.

Octopus Vase, $40.00, Buy it here.
“Whether filled with flowers, lemonade or standing alone, this octopus is sure to draw attention. Deep, rich black, it wraps its tentacles all the way around the vessel. Use as a vase or pitcher. 8″ tall with a 3.5″ square base.”

Neighborhood Vase, $30.00, Buy it here.
“Squared at the base with a rounded lip and graphics visible on all sides, a Dovetail vase is an elegant addition to any table. Stands 6.5″ tall.”

Bicycle Vase, $26.00,
Buy it here.
“This small pitcher is a great detail piece: perfect as a creamer, bud vase or just a fun addition to your table.
Vase stands 5″ tall with a 2.75″ square base.”

Purchase Information:

Price: $26.00-$40.00
Availability: Buy Dovetail Vases here

Ewe Tube Vase

Here’s a cute little vase for a table setting.

[posted by kris]

Purchase Information:

Price: $38.00
Availability: Buy Ewe Tube Vase here

Muse Collection

These vases are intriguing (and a little disturbing).

Gala Vase, $230.00, Buy it here.

Georgia Porcelain Vase, $440.00,
Buy it here.

Salvador Vase, $90.00, Buy it here.

Purchase Information:

Price: $90.00-$440.00
Availability: Buy Muse Collection here

Love is Blind Vase by Jessica Lertvilai

This vase, which has a love letter written in braille on it’s textured surface, is now available in black. Stunning.

Purchase Information:

No longer available.

Vase of Phases–lower price

We posted this almost three years ago, but now it’s significantly cheaper so I thought it was worth revisiting.

[posted by kris]

Purchase Information:

Price: $105.00
Availability: Buy Vase of Phases–lower price here

Can Vase, Silver or Gold

Ironic home furnishings are such special things. They make my fingers itch to own and collect, and, as luck would have it, these aren’t so expensive.

“The humble can has been given a glamorous makeover as a tongue-in-cheek vase.”

Silver or

4″dia. x 6″H

Purchase Information:

Price: $24.00
Availability: Buy Can Vase, Silver or Gold here

Ceramic Bottles by Eva Menz

Without ornamentation, the imperfection of each ceramic vase becomes its identifying feature.

Vases cast from existing bottles with imperfections.
Sold individually.

left to right: tall 13″

Purchase Information:

No longer available.

Ficucia Magnetic Vases + Candleholders

These seem to be popping up everywhere online recently…

“Fiducia means faith or confidence in Latin – this group of candlesticks
and vases cannot stand alone, but only gain their function from being
joined together – the strong magnets that link them bestow stability
and flexibility. Configurable in a multitude of ways (you know we love
designs that can be played with!): as pairs, or in an infinitely long,
snakelike line, in a closed circle โ€“ as you like.”

Purchase Information:

Price: $225.00
Availability: Buy Ficucia Magnetic Vases + Candleholders here

Printing Vase

This felt cut-out simply slips over any wine bottle to transform it into a semi-proper vase. I especially like the lattice pattern (shown on left).

“Recycling meets design. Choose from 4 elegant patterns designed simply to place over your favorite memorable wine bottle to be recycled as a vase! Decorate it with your choice of any flower and/or dry plants.
Turn the pattern around and a plain cover (without the pattern) can be showcased as well depending on the setting or mood.”

100% Polyester (Felt)

7.7″W x 10.0″H (0.2″)

Purchase Information:

Price: $30.00
Availability: Buy Printing Vase here

Glass Bottle Collection

As I recall, we’ve received a few emails asking about where to find the Full/Fill Bottle; this collection pictured above is a different version that has a similar look and function.

“Italian design house Seletti brings you these glass water bottles that are inspired by their plastic counterparts. Great for serving water, wine and all things fine. Each bottles holds 1 liter and comes with a glass cap. Choose from four different designs pictured from left to right.”

[posted by katie]

Purchase Information:

Price: $38.00
Availability: Buy Glass Bottle Collection here

Vase (Mug)

A clever adaptation of the coffee mug, this vase wins the title of ‘best desk vase’ ever.

“Take a brake. Pour yourself some fresh flowers. Desk vase mug. Earthenware.” [sic]

24cm high

Purchase Information:

Price: $43.40
Availability: Buy Vase (Mug) here