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22″ Trumpet Vine

22″ Trumpet Vine

Trumpet Vine flowers come in a variety of colors ranging from the familiar orange, to yellow, scarlet, pink and even lavender, making the plant a natural choice for stained glass. The 22″ Trumpet Vine is a large, turban shaped shade that makes an impressive table lamp, chandelier or floor lamp. Supported by thick, woody stems,…

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Lamp of the Week: 22″ Peony

Lamp of the Week: 22″ Peony

The 22″ Peony shade is one of Tiffany Studios most successful lamp designs. The expressively bold flowers are perfectly captured in full bloom, filling the shade while being barely contained by the horizontal border rows. ┬áBlending together a delicious mix of colors, the flowers are a mix of fuchsia, red, and purple. Lush green foliage…

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22″ Poinsettia

22″ Poinsettia

The 22″ Poinsettia shade showcases large expressive flowers blooming within a formal trellis. The tiered trellis creates windows through which the flowers expand. This shade design is often referred to as the Double Poinsettia. Commissioned by a client in Arizona, this shade has a blended coloration where different colors with the same tone are used…

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Lamp of the Week: 14″ Chestnut

Lamp of the Week: 14″ Chestnut

At Century Studios, we occasionally create original shade designs such as this 14″ Chestnut pattern that was designed by Bill Campbell in 2011. This example, which was made in 2014 and is now in a private collection, has a vibrant blue sky tinged with purple and wisps of white, setting off the multi-toned green foliage…

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18″ Peacock Shade on Peacock Base

18″ Peacock Shade on Peacock Base

The 18″ Peacock Lamp is the perfect marriage of shade and base. Tiffany Studios designed the impressive Peacock base (29.5″ total lamp height) specifically for this shade, and the shape of the base mimics the bird’s feathered breast. The shade consists of overlapping peacock tail feathers that playfully fan out across the surface of the…

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Lamp of the Week: 14″ Tulip

Lamp of the Week: 14″ Tulip

This 14″ Tulip is a small shade with a large personality. The lively flowers and vivid leaves dance merrily across a field of multicolored blues in a burst of springtime merriment. The shade, shown on the Mushroom base, was created as a showroom piece in 2013 and is now in a private collection.

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Lamp Bases

Lamp Bases

Our bronze foundry reopened last week, and we were able to pick up a number of lamp bases that were nearing completion at the time of the shutdown. We were also able to drop off waxes for upcoming orders. As discussed in our November 3, 2019 blog post (https://centurystudios.blogspot.com/2019/11/creating-century-studios-tiffany.html) we create each of our bases…

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Lamp of the Week: 20″ Jonquil Daffodil

Lamp of the Week: 20″ Jonquil Daffodil

The 20″ Jonquil Daffodil is one of the few Tiffany Studios lamp patterns that incorporates two varieties of the same flower on the same shade. The upper half of the shade features large daffodil flowers with their trumpets nodding gracefully. The lower half is scattered with a profusion of delicate Narcissus blooms whose bright faces…

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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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