Posts by: Century Studios

Showroom Lamps

Showroom Lamps

For the past few months, we have been working nonstop on commissioned lamps and have not had time to create new showroom pieces. Because of this, our selection of showroom lamps has recently dwindled down to just a couple of stained glass pieces. To enhance the selection of showroom examples, we have brought in a…

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Lamp of the Week: 25″ Roman

Lamp of the Week: 25″ Roman

The 25″ Roman shade is a generously proportioned lamp with an unusual flaring “helmet” shape. This piece was created from mottled glass that starts with a rich amber at the top and moves into deep orange on the lower half of the shade. Accents of yellow and yellow/green are found in the decorative border rows….

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14″ Geranium Pair

14″ Geranium Pair

This matched set of 14″ Geranium shades was commissioned by a West Coast client. Red flowers dot the upper half of the shade, while mottled green leaves play against a light fracture/streamer background. Amber/orange border rows tinged with green give the pieces definition.

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Lamp of the Week: 28″ Wisteria

Lamp of the Week: 28″ Wisteria

The generously proportioned 28″ Wisteria makes an impressive floor lamp or chandelier fixture. For this shade we used a mix of blue, lavender and white blossoms intermingled with fresh green foliage. The mottled glass gives the flowers a sun dappled appearance, while the irregular lower border and lobed shape creates a naturalistic look. Shown on…

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Turtleback Lantern

Turtleback Lantern

We currently have about four projects underway at the studio, each of them at different stages of production. At present, we are foiling a shade while another shade is being laid out and cut. We are preparing waxes to take to our foundry, and are working on the assembly and patina of bronze pieces we…

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Lamp of the Week: 16″ Tulip

Lamp of the Week: 16″ Tulip

With  snowstorms traveling through Minnesota on almost a daily basis, it is nice to be reminded that spring will be with us shortly…well, by June at any rate! The 16″ Tulip shade reminds us that warm sunny days are coming. The flowers for this shade were created in a variety of red tones, some streaked…

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16″ Fish

16″ Fish

Cold winter nights make us long for the lazy days of summer, and the 16″ Fish shade is a welcome reprieve from snow and cold outside. The 16″ Fish shade is one of the more unusual and rare Tiffany shade designs (fewer than five original examples are known to exist). Five Koi fish dance rhythmically…

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Website Update

Website Update

Yesterday’s snow day gave us the opportunity to update our website. Along with swapping out many lamp photos, new shade and base designs that were introduced on our blog postings have been added to the Gallery section of our site.

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9″ Chain Mail Lantern

9″ Chain Mail Lantern

We first introduced the 6″ wide Chain Mail Lantern in 2012, and are pleased to add a new, larger 9″ Chain Mail Lantern to our ever expanding list of lamps and fixtures. This new lantern has a bolder look, while still remaining a light, airy hanging fixture. The original 6″ Chain Mail Lantern is shown…

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