Posts by: Century Studios

Lamp of the Week: 14″ Dragonfly

Lamp of the Week: 14″ Dragonfly

The 14″ Dragonfly shade is a small lamp with a large personality. For this example, green dragonflies hover over a jeweled pond of heavily rippled blue/green glass tinged with yellow and white. The ripple glass chosen for this shade was created by Schlitz Studios in the early 1990’s (Schlitz closed in the mid 90’s). We…

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14″ Geranium

14″ Geranium

The 14″ Geranium shade is a compact lamp with a lot of pizazz. Deep cherry red flower clusters rise up from masses of sun dappled leaves while the fracture/streamer glass background provides contrast to the richly mottled leaves. The horizontal border rows anchor the design and add additional color to the lower portion of the…

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Lamp of the Week: 18″ Cobweb on Wheat Mosaic base

Lamp of the Week: 18″ Cobweb on Wheat Mosaic base

The 18″ Cobweb shade is an unusual Tiffany Studios shade design with thick, cast metal branches making up the irregular lower rim and extending up into the shade itself. The Wheat Mosaic base is intricately detailed with a hand applied glass mosaic background in between bronze wheat shafts and foliage in relief rising up between…

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16″ Dragonfly

16″ Dragonfly

At Century Studios we create pieces in the order they were commissioned. Occasionally we have two of the same shade designs ordered one after another or ordered as a pair, but this is the first time we have had three shades in a row being created for three different clients. The coloration for this 16″…

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Lamp of the Week: 28″ Magnolia

Lamp of the Week: 28″ Magnolia

One of the most recognizable Tiffany Studios shade designs, the 28″ Magnolia can be used as a large chandelier fixture or as a floor lamp. The Magnolia is one of the few shade designs which utilize drapery glass, a hand folded sheet glass that gives a highly three dimensional look to the shade. We created…

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16″ Dragonfly

16″ Dragonfly

Our first completed lamp of the new year is a 16″ Dragonfly. Commissioned by a local client, this richly colored shade has orange/amber dragonflies flying over a deep blue/green background. The shade was commissioned by a local client and is shown on the Small Stick base (20″ tall).

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16″ Dragonfly on Dragonfly Mosaic Base

16″ Dragonfly on Dragonfly Mosaic Base

We ended 2021 by completing a 16″ Dragonfly shade on a Dragonfly Mosaic base. Purple dragonflies encircle the shade, hovering over a field of shifting blue tones. The cast bronze Dragonfly Mosaic base is meticulously decorated with hand cut and fit reflective lustre glass. The shimmering surface of the mosaic catches the light from every…

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Lamp of the Week: 22″ Laburnum

Lamp of the Week: 22″ Laburnum

The 22″ Laburnum is one of Tiffany Studios signature shades. This shade has the unique feature of being lobed, which in combination with the irregular lower edge, gives the lamp a heightened three dimensional quality. The yellow and amber flowers and lush green foliage are set against a brilliant cerulean blue sky. Commissioned by a…

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Welcome 2022

Welcome 2022

We reopened the studio on Tuesday January 4 and hit the ground running. 2022 is booked solid with lamp projects so we got right to work foiling a 16″ Dragonfly shade we had cut and fit in December. Foiling completed, Irwin Terry continued on to soldering the dragonfly shade. Bill Campbell moved ahead with the…

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