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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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Lamp of the Week: 16″ Peacock Feather

Lamp of the Week: 16″ Peacock Feather

The 16″ Peacock Feather is a boldly conceived Tiffany shade design combining a naturalistic feather pattern with the repetitive symmetry of a geometric shade. The strong amber tone at the top of the shade quickly shifts through emerald green and then to blue. These colors are reflected in the peacock “eyes” that encircle the lower…

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Year End at Century Studios

Year End at Century Studios

As 2021 draws to a close, we would like to take this time to thank all our clients for your support and for the interesting projects that keep us excited to get the studio every day. We also want to thank everyone who follows us on social media for their “likes” and uplifting comments.  Century…

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Mosaic Bases

Mosaic Bases

As the end of the year approaches we have been diligently working to complete projects. Bill Campbell has been working on a couple of mosaic lamp bases for clients and is very happy that he has them completed. Traditionally used with the 16″ Dragonfly shade, this Dragonfly Mosaic Urn was commissioned by a New York…

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Lamp of the Week: 18″ Poinsettia

Lamp of the Week: 18″ Poinsettia

Poinsettia flowers are traditionally considered a seasonal plant but they were a favorite subject for Tiffany Studios lamp designs and appear on multiple sizes of shades. The 18″ Poinsettia shade has a wide band of flowering plants on the lower half of the shade with a prominent trellis above. For this shade, bold tones of…

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14″ Geranium

14″ Geranium

Like the ubiquitous plant that inspired this lamp design, the 14″ Geranium is a compact shade that packs a big punch. Masses of leaves cover the body of the shade, with flower clusters appearing only in the upper third of the design. The sunny yellow of the background insinuates itself throughout the shade. The clustered…

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Wally Birds

Wally Birds

Still scratching your head trying to think of an unusual gift for that special someone? How about a one of a kind Wally Bird? Wally Birds were first created by the Martin Brothers Pottery in England in the late 18th and early 19th Century. Our Wally Birds are crafted completely by hand by Bur Oak…

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This Week At Century Studios

This Week At Century Studios

The days have been packed this past week at the studio. As Irwin Terry continued work on a shade, Bill Campbell spent time preparing waxes for our trip to the foundry. The waxes had been created the previous week by Irwin and each wax has to be cleaned up by hand before they can be…

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