Posts by: Century Studios

18″ Peony

18″ Peony

It is peony season here in the Midwest, and we were inspired by the large showy blooms to create this 18″ Peony shade. Peony flowers symbolize romance, prosperity, good fortune, a happy relationship, and compassion (in part). There are many varieties of peony flower including large single blooms and frilly pom pom types. The peony…

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Lamp of the Week: 25″ Fish Scale

Lamp of the Week: 25″ Fish Scale

The 25″ Fish Scale lamp is a generously proportioned helmet shaped shade that can be used as a table lamp, floor lamp, or chandelier fixture. The glass selected for this shade makes a subtle shift in color and density, with more opaque green glass at the top shifting into a more transparent green/light amber mix….

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12″ Turtleback

12″ Turtleback

At Century Studios, we create Turtleback shades in many sizes and shapes. This 12″ Turtleback shade was commissioned by a client in Portland, Oregon to be used with an original Tiffany base. The glass is butter yellow with yellow turtleback tiles. The shade is shown on the Torpedo base.

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Lamp of the Week: 20″ Jonquil Daffodil

Lamp of the Week: 20″ Jonquil Daffodil

The 20″ Jonquil Daffodil is one of the few Tiffany Studios lamp patterns that incorporates two varieties of flower on the same shade. The upper half of the shade features large yellow daffodils in full bloom, with their trumpets nodding gracefully. The lower half is scattered with a profusion of delicate Narcissus blooms whose bright…

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16″ Pansy

16″ Pansy

The 16″ Pansy shade has four clusters of the delicate flowers set against a geometric background. The multicolored flowers are a perfect subject for representation in stained glass. For this shade, the background shifts from a light amber mixed with pale blue down to a vibrant blue with hints of yellow. Set against this colorful…

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Lamp of the Week: 20″ Windswept Daffodil

Lamp of the Week: 20″ Windswept Daffodil

The 20″ Windswept Daffodil is a lively rendition of this bright, cheery springtime flower with the blooms dancing across the surface of the shade. Commissioned by a New Jersey client in 2013, this shade was created in vibrant jewel tones of green, yellow and deep orange/amber. The shade is shown on the elegant Twisted Vine…

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16″ Dragonfly

16″ Dragonfly

The 16″ Dragonfly is a signature Tiffany Studios lamp design and one of our most popular shade patterns. For this shade, our client chose a deep red background glass as the main color for the shade. The red shifts to green in the lower half of the shade, and green is also used as an…

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16″ Fern

16″ Fern

The 16″ Fern is an intriguing shade pattern. At first glance, this low domed shade gives the impression of being a stylized geometric pattern. Upon closer inspection, the pattern is revealed to be a floral shade, with the recognizable long stems and leaves of a fern. Set against a light yellow background, the fronds are…

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Lamp of the Week: Black Eyed Susan

Lamp of the Week: Black Eyed Susan

The 16″ Black Eyed Susan is one of several Tiffany Studios shade designs where clusters of flowers are presented simply against a geometric background. Eliminating the naturalistic setting, the groupings of flowers have the look of botanical drawings. The background glass shifts from white at the top down to a fresh, lightly mottled green. The…

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