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Lamp of the Week: 14″ Shade Group

Lamp of the Week: 14″ Shade Group

Back in the early 1990’s, not long after we moved our studio to downtown Minneapolis’ North Loop Warehouse District, we decided to have a showroom event which would include all the smaller shade styles we offered at that time.  We titled the display Tiffany In Bloom and included the six 14″ shades pictured. We also…

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Spider Lamp

Spider Lamp

The 15″ Spider is a Tiffany lamp design that imparts an evocative mood, especially when rendered in deeply saturated colors.  A cast bronze spider straddles the shade, eerily resting atop its web. Our client requested a color shift from green to red for this shade, emphasizing strong red as the main color. Commissioned by a…

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Lamp of the Week: 10″ Turtleback

Lamp of the Week: 10″ Turtleback

Small lamps can have a big impact in a room, and this 10″ Turtleback shade is a perfect example of a petite lamp with a lot of personality. Commissioned by a local client in 2013, the glass in the shade is a light spring green that is bisected with a green turtleback band. The shade…

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New Lamp Base

New Lamp Base

Century Studios is pleased to introduce a new cast bronze lamp base to our line of reproduction Tiffany metalwork. The Large Lion’s Foot base has an elegant profile that will compliment any 22″ to 24″ shade design. The four legs with anthropomorphic feet and slim profile, give the base a feeling of airiness. At 28″…

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Lamp of the Week: 20″ Poppy

Lamp of the Week: 20″ Poppy

The 20″ Poppy shade is a classic Tiffany Studios lamp design. The warm golden background provides a calming backdrop for the gently swaying red flowers. The filigreed leaves and flower centers add a level of three dimensional interest to the shade. Commissioned by an East Coast client in 2016, the shade¬† is shown on the…

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This Week At Century Studios

This Week At Century Studios

We began the week on Monday with a trip to the foundry to drop off waxes and pick up the raw bronzes for upcoming lamp base projects. Because it eats up half a day to get to the foundry and back again, we schedule our trips on Mondays when the studio is closed. Back at…

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Lamp of the Week: 24″ Parasol

Lamp of the Week: 24″ Parasol

At Century Studios, we create reproductions of Tiffany geometric shades in a multitude of shapes and sizes. One of the largest geometric shades we offer is the 24″ Parasol. The simplicity of the design is accentuated by the flat metal rim which follows the curvature of the shade, providing a bold underline for the piece….

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16″ Geometric Shades

16″ Geometric Shades

This past week we completed two 16″ Geometric (Small Piece) shades in wildly different colorations for two different clients. The first is an orange/amber shade that was commissioned by a local client. The second shade is a deep midnight blue that was commissioned by a client in North Carolina. Both shades are shown on the…

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Lamp of the Week: 28″ Wisteria

Lamp of the Week: 28″ Wisteria

The generously proportioned 28″ Wisteria makes an impressive floor lamp or chandelier fixture. For this shade we used a mix of blue, lavender and white blossoms intermingled with fresh green foliage. The mottled glass gives the flowers a sun dappled appearance, while the irregular lower border and lobed shape creates a naturalistic look. This shade…

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22″ Elaborate Peony

22″ Elaborate Peony

We have completed the 22″ Elaborate (or Windswept) Peony shade. Shown on the impressive Large Bamboo Table Base (27″ tall), this generously proportioned Tiffany Studios shade design is known for its intricate piecework and stunning depiction of peonies in full bloom. The cerulean blue background provides a lively backdrop that enlivens the multitude of red…

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