Monday, December 13, 2010

Top 10 Scandinavian Gifts for Women

Still looking for a perfect Scandinavian gift for a woman in your life? Fjorn Scandinavian is here to help! To follow up on our Top 10 Scandinavian Gifts for Men, we present our latest gift guide for women. Whether she’s of Scandinavian heritage or just loves the clean, functional simplicity of Scandinavian design, one of the items on this list is certain to make her Christmas memorable.

Below we present the top ten Scandinavian gifts for women this year.

Georg Jensen Daisy1.Georg Jensen Daisy Jewelry

The daisy is the national flower of Denmark and this jewelry collection was designed by Georg Jensen for Queen Ingrid in 1940. She’ll feel like royalty too, in this beautiful collection that includes earrings, a necklace, brooch bracelet and a pendant in blue, white and black. Easily dressed up or down Georg Jensen Daisy Jewelry is timeless yet contemporary and a favorite of women of all ages.

Design House Stockholm Pleato2. Design House Stockholm Pleato Scarf

Design House Stockholm is always at the forefront of modern Swedish design and the Pleato scarf designed by Marianne Abelsson is no exception. Available in three colors, gold, silver and bronze, the Pleato Scarf is perfect for stylish and functional year-round wear.

Alvar Aalto Vase3. Alvar Aalto Vase

Originally designed for the Savoy Restaurant in Helsinki and later exhibited at the 1937 World’s Fair in Paris, the Alvar Aalto vase has become an iconic piece of Scandinavian design. Available in a variety of colors and sizes the Alvar Aalto vase can be put to many beautiful uses in the home.

Haven Nightgown4. Haven Pima Cotton Nightgown

Haven Pima Cotton Nightgowns are so soft she’ll never want to take them off--they’re perfect for lounging around the house. Comfortable and versatile, they come in a variety of styles and colors. If you can’t decide which one she’ll like best, we’ll add another for free. AllHaven nightgowns are currently on promotion--buy one get another one of your choice free.

Iittala Taika5. Iittala Taika

Taika means “magic" in Finnish and this whimsical collection will inspire her imagination. Taika pieces compliment other Iittala dinnerware and bring a magical touch to each meal. Whether you choose a full set or a few key pieces to brighten up your table, she’ll be inspired by Iittala Taika.

Menu of Denmark Jewelry Tree6. Jewelry Tree by Menu of Denmark

Finally a way for her to show off her jewelry in style! This fascinatingly simple tree made of mirror-finished aluminum is a place to hang her rings, necklaces, bracelet and earrings. This Jewelry Tree by Menu of Denmark is both decorative and a piece of functional modern art that she will use and appreciate every day.

Iittala Jouliana7. Oiva Toikka Jouliana Bird

Rich red glass layered over a white glass interior with speckles of shimmering gold make for one of Oiva Toikka’s most beautiful creations. This gorgeous bird is hand-blown at the famous Iittala factory in Finland. The Toikka Jouliana Bird is a limited edition (it will no longer be available after the 31st) and one that she is sure to love.

Magisso Cake Server8. Magisso Cake Server

The Magisso Cake Server is made of mirrored high-quality stainless steel and makes cutting and serving every type of cake easier and more stylish than ever. It was was developed and designed in Finland. You can watch a video of how the Magisso Cake Server works here. Trust us, it’s amazing.

Design House Stockholm Pleece9. Design House Stockholm Pleece Collection

Design House Stockholm’s Pleece Collection hats, scarves, hoods, ponchos and throws were designed by Marianne Abelsson and have become modern classics. Known for their style and luxurious versatility, these pieces are perfect indoors or out and the award-winning pleated pleece fabric will keep her warm and soft this winter.

Iittala Sarpaneva10. Iittala Sarpaneva Cast Iron Casserole

The enameled Sarpaneva pot transforms the universally traditional cast iron cooking pot into a timeless design piece. Iittala Sarpaneva is as beautiful on the dinner table as it is functional in the kitchen. It is a beautiful and life-long addition to any cook's collection.

Please visit our complete 37-item Scandinavian gift guide for women for even more gift ideas for the holiday season.

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