Bernadette Schlaffler's Animal Instincts

Pet project . . . are you a dog or cat person?  This new collection of Bohemian crystal from the czech republic at Bernadette Schlaffler ventures beyond the domesticated companion animal into the exotic. Animal prints never fall out of fashion, especially if they're hand engraved on the side of a double old fashioned. Schlaffler's double old fashioned glasses include five breeds from the dog collection ($226 each) in black. There are eight exotic animals from the Jungle Baroque collection ($236 each), and you can choose from eight different colors. Don't see your favorite exotic animal or pet? Send her a picture and she'll have her artisans create one for you, for an additional charge. Buy them on Bernadette's new online store,which just launched in May. Click here to go to the store.

Hand engraved standard poodle on mouth-blown crystal

Hand engraved iguana on mouth-blown crystal

Hand engraved monkey on mouth-blown crystal

Hand engraved dachshund on mouth-blown crystal