As every child in Denmark knows; pixies grow very old. The Pixy Co-pixies
are no exception from that rule. The first Pixy Co-pixy was created as
early as 1948 by the Danish ceramist Bo Melander. They are unique Danish
design, each one hand made and with its own special characteristics.
In 1948 Bo Melander was a student at the Copenhagen School of Arts and
Crafts. That year the December exercise sounded: "Create a Christmas
decoration". Melander designed a series of pixies and won First prize.
Following the initial succes of 1948 she has been adding new pixies to
the ever expanding family. With love and talent she has given birth to
a happy and charming family of pixies that now are collector's item around
the world. Once in the family the pixies are often passed on to the next
Bo Melander passed away a few years ago. But the Pixy Co-pixies are still
with us, just as their "artist mother" Bo Melander would have
Today the pixies are cared for by Mrs. Eva Lundh who acts a first class
"stand-in mother". The pixies are still created in careful accordance
with Bo Melander's ideas. Each year new pixy designs are developed. One
of them is chosen to be the "Pixy of the year" and a year mark
is stamped in the bottom to signify the "Collector's item"-status.
Pixies always make splendid gifts. They instantly create a feeling of cosiness
and joy with both giver and receiver. Once you (yourself) discover the
fascinating world of the Pixy Co-pixies your collection will continue to
We wish you many moments of joy and happiness with your personal collection