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30 Days of Gift Ideas: A Standout Wine Stopper

by Jackie Buddie

Nov 27, 2018

These stunning hand-sculpted bottle stoppers will keep a perennial party host in good spirits all season.

Elegant brass bottle stopper sculpted in the shape of a deer head.
Photo by: Masterskaya 17:17

Looking for a one-of-a-kind holiday gift that’s guaranteed to delight? In our 30 Days of Gift Ideas series, we’re sharing one high-quality handmade gift each day for 30 days. Check out the full collection, as it builds, on our 30 Days of Gift Ideas page, and get ready to be inspired. This week’s theme: Handmade luxuries Individually handcrafted in strikingly lifelike detail, each gilded animal bottle stopper from Ukraine-based sculptors Anna and Max of Masterskaya 17:17 is a miniature masterpiece. First formed from play dough and wax, then shaped into a mold and cast in brass, these magnificent beasts act as both surefire conversation starters and functional spirits-savers.
Perfect for the host who loves to keep the good times flowing, these regal creatures are guaranteed to elevate any enchanting tablescape and are built to last through generations of holiday gatherings. What’s more, they come beautifully packaged in a handmade wooden box that's ready to place under the tree. Deer bottle stopper from Masterskaya 17:17, $110

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Jackie Buddie

Jackie Buddie is a writer and wilderness explorer working full-time as a content producer at Etsy HQ in Brooklyn.