For those of you who have 143 pounds of walnuts (okay, maybe not that many!) or a nut lover on your holiday gift list, may we suggest one of these stylish European nutcrackers? (Shown above the jump, from left to right)
1 Nusskubus Nutcracker designed by Adam+Harborth Design for Siebensachen (Germany), €21.50 at Connox
2 Drosselmeyer Nutcracker designed by Joakim Norin and Erik von Schoultz for Drosselmeyer Design Group (Sweden), $37.41 at Scandinavian Design Center
3 Nutcracker designed by Bruno Christensen for Menu (Denmark), $56 at Unica Home
4 Spider Nutcracker designed by Sam Yue for Philippi (Germany), €29.50 at Connox
5 Nutcracker designed by Bennie Pedersen for Nuance (Denmark), $35.95 at George Watts & Son
Has anyone actually used one of these? Did it work as well as we would hope?
(Images: As linked)