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This Week At Century Studios

This Week At Century Studios

We are busy at the studio working on two large shades for different clients – a 22″ Poinsettia and a 22″ Trumpet Vine. The glass shown in the first photo is under consideration for the trumpet vine. The poinsettia is shown laid out on the light table before being transferred onto the form. Irwin has…

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Lamp of the Week: 28″ Grape Trellis

Lamp of the Week: 28″ Grape Trellis

The 28″ Grape Trellis was originally designed by Tiffany Studios as a chandelier fixture, but the shade can also be used as a floor lamp or oversized table lamp. Tiffany’s large chandelier cones present the lamp artist with a an exciting opportunity to showcase the beauty of stained glass in ways not possible on smaller…

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7 Light Lily Table Lamp

7 Light Lily Table Lamp

At Century Studios, our cast bronze Tiffany Lily Lamps are created in our studio using molds taken from an original Tiffany Studios example. We offer these distinct table lamps in 7, 10, 12 & 18 light versions. We recently completed a 7 Light Lily Table Lamp that was commissioned by a client in Massachusetts. A…

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Lamp of the Week: 22″ Bamboo

Lamp of the Week: 22″ Bamboo

Bamboo shades are the only Tiffany Studios’ lamp patterns where slumped glass has been employed so that the lead lines do not break up the glass to fit the curve of the shade.  Each leaf is heated in a kiln and bent to follow the curvature of the shade. By eliminating the horizontal lines that…

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16″ Pomegranate

16″ Pomegranate

The 16″ Pomegranate is one of Tiffany Studios many popular shades that incorporate a decorative band bookmarked by geometric glass tiles. For this shade, we used a warm orange/amber glass for the main body of the shade with the pomegranates in a slightly deeper tone. The glass used for the body of the shade has…

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Lamp of the Week: 22″ Chestnut

Lamp of the Week: 22″ Chestnut

The 22″ Chestnut is a Century Studios’ interpretation of a Tiffany Studios shade design which does not appear to have been produced. A Tiffany Studios salesman’s sample panel showing one pattern repeat is in the collection of the Morse Museum in Florida and appears in several books. Using a photograph of the panel and general…

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13″ Venetian

13″ Venetian

Century Studios is pleased to introduce a new design to our list of reproduction Tiffany shades – the 13″ Venetian shade. Originally conceived as part of the Venetian desk set, this incredibly detailed shade has a higher piece count than most of the 22″ shades we offer. The shade has 1148 individual pieces of glass….

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Lamp of the Week: 16″ Fern

Lamp of the Week: 16″ Fern

The 16″ Fern is a most unusual Tiffany Studios shade design. The strong graphic sensibility of the pattern stays true to the plant it represents while calling to mind Tiffany’s Moorish style lighting fixtures that rely on sculpted wire work. This glass chosen for this piece is a subtle variation of two greens. Shown on…

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Cobweb Mosaic Lamp – Part 3

Cobweb Mosaic Lamp – Part 3

With the 20″ Cobweb shade completed, we continued on with finishing the base. The upper portion of the base has a fretwork canopy of cast bronze branches that splay out from the main body and form the support for the shade. Within this fretwork, glass flowers and leaves are interspersed. This ingenious design element not…

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Lamp of the Week: 16″ Wild Rose

Lamp of the Week: 16″ Wild Rose

The 16″ Wild Rose shade has a wide border of rambling roses on the lower half of the shade. The upper portion is a deconstructed geometric that resembles the paving on a garden path. Created in 2001 for a local client, this shade has warm amber tones mixes with hints of green and pink. The…

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