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20″ Waterlily Shade

20″ Waterlily Shade

Completed at the end of August ’08 as a new lamp for our showroom, this 20″ Waterlily shade was a fun piece to create. Using rippled water glass, the multi-colored waterlilies float on the tranquil surface of the pond in one of Tiffany Studio’s most popular lamp designs. The first two photographs show how we…

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Dragonfly Mosaic Urn Base

Dragonfly Mosaic Urn Base

Bill has been busy working on the glass mosaic on a Dragonfly Mosaic Urn base. Time consuming and frustrating, the tiny shards of glass must be expertly fit into the cast bronze lamp base that features flying dragonflys and flowering water plants in relief. Small strips of glass are cut, then segmented into the tiny…

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Venus Verticordia Window

Venus Verticordia Window

The goddess Venus is the subject of our most recent window commission. Based on a painting by Dante Gabriel Rossetti from 1864-68, the face and hair of the original oil painting have been altered to create a portrait window. We are in the middle of production on this piece, and thought we would post some…

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15″ Spider Lamp

15″ Spider Lamp

The 15″ Spider lamp is a Tiffany lamp design that often gets a strong reaction from viewers. The shade, especially when created in deep brooding colors creates an evocative mood with the spider resting atop its web, waiting for the unwary to approach. The example in amber/purple pictured at the right was created in January…

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Rossetti Window

Rossetti Window

Completed in June 2008 for a New York client, this “Portrait Window” is based on the painting “Veronica Veronese” by Pre- Raphaelite painter Dante Gabriel Rossetti. We find that due to the subjects, compositions and details, paintings from this era translate nicely into stained glass windows. At the right, you see the completed window. This…

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Drapery Glass

Drapery Glass

Drapery glass was invented by the glassmakers at Tiffany Studios to recreate, in glass, the folds of fabric in garments. It was also used extensively in floral windows when representing saucer magnolia trees. Tiffany’s lamp department used this unique glass in the large 28″ Magnolia shade.In the photograph to the right, you will see a…

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28″ Magnolia

28″ Magnolia

Lets get things started right away with one of the largest Tiffany patterns we create. The 28″ Magnolia shade is one of Tiffany Studio’s signature lamp designs and the generous size of this shade works well as a standing floor lamp or as a chandelier fixture. The shade pictured was completed in July 2008 for…

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Welcome to Century Studios Blog

Welcome to Century Studios Blog

Welcome to Century Studios! Founded by artists Irwin Terry and Bill Campbell in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1986, Century Studios has been creating exceptional reproduction Tiffany stained glass lamps as well as a wide array of stained glass windows and gift items for over 20 years. Our working studio and showroom is open to the public…

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