Oiva Toikka’s iconic bird collection fi rst took fl ight in 1972. Iittala’s world famous Birds by Toikka collection has over 500 handcrafted species that were born from the artist’s unique imagination. Combining his passion for nature and blown glass art, each bird is unique down to the minute detail. This makes every bird a truly one of a kind art object. Handcrafted and mouthblown at the Iittala Glass Factory, the collection embodies a rich fusion of glassmaking traditions.