Posts by: Century Studios

Lamp of the Week: 16″ Poinsettia

Lamp of the Week: 16″ Poinsettia

The uncomplicated color variations of this 16″ Poinsettia shade give it a pleasing sense of order. Slight modulations in the green tones provide a calming counterpoint to the brilliant red poinsettias. The shade is shown on the Leaves of Grass Pottery Base (20″ tall). Created in 2005 as a showroom piece, this lamp is now…

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12″ Dogwood

12″ Dogwood

This bright and cheery 12″ Dogwood lamp was commissioned by a client in Massachusetts. Set against a blue sky, the pinks and white flowers co-mingle with fresh green leaves. The shade is mated with the Budding Gourd Pottery Base.

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Lamp of the Week: 26″ Poinsettia

Lamp of the Week: 26″ Poinsettia

The 26″ Poinsettia makes an impressive chandelier fixture or can be used as a floor lamp on the Sr. Floor of Bamboo Sr. Floor bases. This striking shade is covered in lush red and green foliage set against a rich golden background. The shade This lamp was commissioned in 2005.

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16″ Turtleback

16″ Turtleback

At Century Studios, we offer turtleback shades a wide range of sizes, shapes and colors. For this 16″ Turtleback shade, Hand cut & faceted light yellow/amber turtleback tiles are bookmarked by rows of mottled geometric glass in deep amber mixed with yellow. This shade was commissioned by an East Coast client and is shown on…

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Lamp of the Week: 18″ Geometric Brickwork

Lamp of the Week: 18″ Geometric Brickwork

Sometimes it takes a fresh pair of eyes to make a winning shade and base combination. This was the case with the 18″ Geometric Brickwork shade we had on display in our showroom. Last week, a local client stopped by the studio looking to purchase a piece for his home. We were displaying the shade…

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New Shade Design – 16″ Peacock Feather

New Shade Design – 16″ Peacock Feather

Century Studios is pleased to present a new reproduction Tiffany shade pattern to our offerings, the 16″ Peacock Feather. The bold design of this shade has the symmetry of a repetitive geometric pattern softened by natural curves of a feather. The shade was created for a California client and is shown on the Greek Urn…

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Lamp of the Week: 18″ Grape

Lamp of the Week: 18″ Grape

The 18″ Grape is one of several Tiffany Studios lamp designs that incorporate a heavy cast crown at the top of the shade that mates with the Tree Trunk base. This shade features red grapes cascading amid lush green foliage. We created this shade over 25 years ago as a studio piece and it now…

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28″ Magnolia Part 2 – Finishing the Shade

28″ Magnolia Part 2 – Finishing the Shade

(Please reference our blog post from Sunday October 28 to view Part 1 of the creation of this shade) Once all the pieces have been been wrapped in copper foil, the Fiberglas lamp form is coated with wax. To make our special tacky wax, we melt beeswax and add elements that keep the wax tacky…

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Lamp of the Week: 16″ Vine Ornament

Lamp of the Week: 16″ Vine Ornament

With its autumnal swirl of leaves dancing across its surface, the 16″ Vine Ornament is a cross between a representational and abstract shade design. The unusual mottled glass chosen for this shade are a mix of amber and peach tones, creating a warm, welcoming lamp. The shade is shown on the versatile Small Stick base…

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Lamp of the Week: 18″ Peony

Lamp of the Week: 18″ Peony

With its unusual shape, large flowers, and infinite color possibilities, the 18″ Peony is one of our most popular shade designs. For this example, we chose a limited color pallet where the background glass closely resembles the flower colors. This blended color approach gives the shade the impression of fullness, as if a huge bunch…

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