Posts by: Century Studios

Lamp of the Week: 14″ Tulip

Lamp of the Week: 14″ Tulip

Tiffany Studios designed tulip shades in a variety of sizes and shapes, and this 14″ Tulip shade has the light, airy feel of a fresh Spring day. The tulips in this playful design are bursting with energy and movement. The crisp pink tulips rise up from lively green leaves to play against the fracture streamer…

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New Lamp Bases

New Lamp Bases

After months of prep work, Century Studios is pleased to introduce three new lamp bases to our line of reproduction Tiffany metalwork. All three bases are for 22″ to 25″ shades. Including the Large Bamboo table base we introduced in December, we have doubled the number of table bases we offer for larger shades. The…

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Lamp of the Week: 14″ Daffodil

Lamp of the Week: 14″ Daffodil

Commissioned by a local client in 2014, this 14″ Daffodil shade heralds the changing of the seasons. The springtime greens in the leaves are accented by the green ripple glass in the border rows. Sunny yellow flowers play against a light blue sky creating an overall light and airy tone to the shade. The shade…

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This Week At The Studio

This Week At The Studio

We began a highly productive week at the studio by receiving an eagerly anticipated shipment of glass from the Youghiogheny Opalescent Glass Company. The 80 sheets of glass we ordered were carefully packed in wooden crates at the factory and shipped by truck. Since our studio is storefront and does not have a loading dock,…

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Lamp of the Week: 18″ Nasturtium

Lamp of the Week: 18″ Nasturtium

Nasturtiums come in a wide variety of colors, making this trailing plant a natural inspiration for a stained glass shade. Bursting with energy and showcasing glass from every major glass maker of the past 35 years, this 18″ Nasturtium shade was carefully blended to change color depending on which side of the shade is viewed….

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12″ Geometric

12″ Geometric

We always have multiple pieces at different stages going on at the same time and have recently completed several shade and metalwork projects. This delicate 12″ Geometric shade was commissioned by a client in North Carolina in warm golden tones. We decided to cut a second 12″ Geometric shade at the same time in a…

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Lamp of the Week: 20″ Daffodil Turban

Lamp of the Week: 20″ Daffodil Turban

Daffodils were Louis C. Tiffany’s favorite flowers and they appear on many shades. One of our favorites is the 20″ Daffodil Turban. The five horizontal border rows can barely contain the exuberant blooms which spill out towards the viewer. Richly toned yellow blooms play against the green leaves and blue background. The shade, shown on…

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Foundry Day

Foundry Day

This past Monday was a foundry day where we dropped off new waxes and picked up the raw bronze castings. In the main photo, the waxes are carefully placed in our vehicle for the 50 minute drive to our foundry. Foundry wax is dark chocolate brown in color and must be handled with care as…

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Lamp of the Week: 24″ Snowball

Lamp of the Week: 24″ Snowball

The 24″ Snowball is the deepest Tiffany Studios shade design we offer. While the shade is occasionally used as a large table lamp, its generous proportions are best suited for use as a floor lamp or chandelier. The irregular lower edge accentuates the impression of a large specimen with its branches bent by the weight…

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Lamp of the Week: 20″ Arrowhead

Lamp of the Week: 20″ Arrowhead

During the past week at the studio we found ourselves moving forward on several different projects. All of these projects will be discussed in future posts, so today we are featuring a bonus Lamp of the Week. The 20″ Arrowhead shade has a distinctly arts and crafts feel to the pattern. This design has a…

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