Posts by: Century Studios

Lamps of Tiffany by Dr. Neustadt

Lamps of Tiffany by Dr. Neustadt

The Lamps of Tiffany by Dr. Egon Neustadt was the first major book published about Tiffany lamps and is still one of the most extensive, showing several color variations on many lamp designs. It is an important book for any Arts & Crafts library, and a “must have” volume for serious Tiffany collectors/enthusiasts. Published in…

Continue reading →
Mosaic Wall Pieces

Mosaic Wall Pieces

Over the years, Bill has made quite a few glass mosaic panels with a variety of sources for inspiration. These pieces are created by cutting art glass to make a picture using the reflective quality of the glass (as opposed to our stained glass windows and lamps where the glass is selected with light coming…

Continue reading →
26 Turtleback Chandelier

26 Turtleback Chandelier

Designed to be used as a chandelier fixture, the 26″ Turtleback shade is a unique Tiffany Studios design. “Turtleback” is the name given by Tiffany Studios for the large pressed glass jewels that resemble the shell of a turtle. These are some of the largest jewels that Tiffany created and they were used in a…

Continue reading →
18″ Poinsettia Trellis

18″ Poinsettia Trellis

The most recent addition to our line of Tiffany reproduction shade patterns is the 18″ Poinsettia Trellis design. This floral design features an unusual trellised background, which gives the design an “in the garden” feel. The profusion of lush foliage and rich coloration make this design a welcome addition to our expanding line of shade…

Continue reading →
Lamp Bases

Lamp Bases

At Century Studios we are pleased to offer over 65 reproduction lamp bases and chandelier fixtures to compliment our stained glass shades. We offer two lines of bases, those created by Odyssey and bases made in our Minneapolis studio. Odyssey bases are cast overseas using molds taken from original Tiffany Studios lamp bases. They are…

Continue reading →
28″ Dragonfly Shades

28″ Dragonfly Shades

Dragonfly shades are made in more sizes than almost any other Tiffany Studios design motif. Even well into the 1920’s when Tiffany Studios had all but disbanded the lamp department, they were still filling orders for dragonfly shades. The largest of the dragonfly designs we recreate are the 28″ cones. We offer two different 28″…

Continue reading →
Recent Projects

Recent Projects

Over the past two weeks we worked on and completed a number of projects that were waiting to get finished up once we got past our September show. The first project was a large skylight that was made in a Persian floor tile pattern. The larger squares were transparent to let in a lot of…

Continue reading →
Suncatchers

Suncatchers

Visitors to our Minneapolis showroom/studio have found more than just lamps and large window projects available for purchase. In our showroom’s front window we always have smaller items that will range in size and price. These smaller “suncatchers” are affordable as gift items and add a splash of color to any window. Many of our…

Continue reading →
14″ Geometric with Favrile Balls

14″ Geometric with Favrile Balls

Completed days before our show in St. Paul, MN (see the posting from Sept 12, 2008), this shade was two years in the making! Why so long? It was because all the specialty reproduction parts needed to be created for the band of favrile balls. Making this band of lustred glass balls took the combined…

Continue reading →
Love’s Messenger Window

Love’s Messenger Window

Completed in June 2008, Love’s Messenger was inspired by Maria Spartali Stillman’s painting of the same name. We have altered the countenance of the figure to make this window a portrait. This window has all the bells and whistles – Painted features, multiple plated layers, three dimensional glass and lots of piecework. One of the…

Continue reading →