Shopping: Six Of The Best

VASES
Oblique cut bamboo vases, leaf-green inside, pounds 90 the set, Emily Readett-Bayley (0171-231 3939 for stockists)

Iznik vase with a traditional 16th-century hand-painted design of red tulips, pounds 195, V&A Museum (01672 542 288 )

Spiga stoneware bowl with duck-egg-blue glazed interior, pounds 135, Conran Collection (www.conrancollection.co.uk, 0171-399 0710)

Raku brown-black, cylinder vase with crackle glaze, pounds 95, The Conran Shop (0171-589 7401)

Ellis vase - handbrushed nickel over cast brass, pounds 38, Grimes & Co (00 353 1 667 5627 )

Glass bead mosaic vase, pounds 5.20, available in blue/green or fruit- flavour Spangles colours from Nice Irma's By Post (0181-343 9766 )

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