iittala Aalto Vase - Clear - Small by Aalto. $65.00. Handblown crystal. h 3.75". 71 years after its introduction, Alvar Aaltos signature design remains a modern classic. An homage to his name (Aalto means wave in suomi), this undulating pattern seemingly flows in concert with the water it contains. All aalto vases and bowls are cast from lead-free crystal, which is mouth-blown into its mold and hand-polished. These various configurations are available in a selection of colors.