Product information: The Kristi's Classic collection continues with 'Best Friends'. Originally introduced in 1989, this classic piece has been given a fresh new look with striped knit hats and commemorative tags. It is oh-so-nice to have a Best Friend. A perfect gift for that special friend. This charming, porcelain bisque figurine is hand-painted and has been designed by Kristi Jensen Pierro. Designed by artist Kristi Jensen Pierro and manufactured exclusively for Department 56.