Posts by: Century Studios

Lamp of the Week: 14″ Tulip

Lamp of the Week: 14″ Tulip

This 14″ Tulip is a small shade with a large personality. The lively flowers and vivid leaves dance merrily across a field of multicolored blues in a burst of springtime merriment. The shade, shown on the Mushroom base, was created as a showroom piece in 2013 and is now in a private collection.

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Current Lamp Projects

Current Lamp Projects

As often happens, we are busy working on several projects at once in the studio. The first is a 14″ Dragonfly shade in tones of yellow green shading to vivid blue. This lamp have been cut and fit and is shown on the light table. Bill was busy over the weekend soldering the inside of…

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Lamp of the Week: 15″ Spider

Lamp of the Week: 15″ Spider

The 15″ Spider shade is one of Tiffany Studios creepiest shade patterns. The three dimensional cast bronze spider rests atop its stained glass web, waiting to attract curious onlookers. This example, commissioned in 2009 by a California client, shades from blue at the top to lavender/purple for the lower half of the shade. The shade…

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Triplets and Twins

Triplets and Twins

We have received several commissions for multiple matching lamps. On February 19, we showed a pair of matching Acorn lamps. We recently completed a trio of matching Turtleback Hanging Lanterns for a client in Oregon and a pair of 7″ Geometric shades for a local client. The lantern trio will be installed as pendant fixtures…

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Lamp of the Week: 16″ Banded Daffodil

Lamp of the Week: 16″ Banded Daffodil

The 16″ Banded Daffodil is a lively pattern, with masses of daffodils in full bloom intermingling across the surface of the shade. The exuberance of the flowers is accentuated by the two border rows which give structure to the design. This example, created in 2014 for a North Carolina client, uses fracture glass in the…

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18″ Poinsettia

18″ Poinsettia

Commissioned by a client in Massachusetts, this boldly colored 18″ Poinsettia shade features red flowers against a vivid blue background. The shade is shown on the 7 Handled Pottery base.

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Lamp of the Week: 28″ Clematis

Lamp of the Week: 28″ Clematis

The 28″ Clematis is a melange of flowers and leaves that realistically represents the intricately tangled appearance of this showy plant. The thin stems are realistically represented by lead lines throughout the design.  To create this shade, we many many unique glasses by Lins, Schlitz, Uroborus, Youghiogheny, and even our own Century Studios hand rolled…

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16″ Dogwood

16″ Dogwood

This light and airy 16″ Dogwood shade reminds us that spring is just around the corner. The design is covered with mature blossoms and leaves against an open sky. The light coloration was achieved by skillfully blending off white ring mottled and fracture/streamer glass for the flowers. The flower petals are tinged with yellow, green…

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Window of the Week: Peacock on Balustrade

Window of the Week: Peacock on Balustrade

Peacocks were a constant inspiration for Tiffany Studios and appeared in numerous windows, mosaics, and lamp patterns. In 2012, we created this highly detailed Peacock window as a showroom piece. A proud peacock rests on a balustrade overlooking a bay. Wisteria and colorful foliage frame the view. The tail of the peacock is made from…

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A Matched Pair

A Matched Pair

This matching pair of 12″ Acorn shades was commissioned by a client in Portland, Oregon. The color shifts from white at the top to golden amber at the bottom of each shade. The matching Tobacco Leaf bases perfectly compliment the compact scale of the shades.

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