Tiffany lamps are faithful reproductions of classic turn-of-the-century antique tiffany lamps. These stained glass lamps have superior craftsmanship with a beautiful stained glass design, similar to the genuine tiffany lamps of old.
Tiffany lamps are inspired by Louis Comfort Tiffany, who was among the first to create a revolution in home lighting by using Thomas Edison’s new invention, the incandescent filament light bulb. In combination with his tiffany-styled glass, he was able to create colorful designs for use in lamps and light fixtures.
Authentic Tiffany style lamps are portable, colorful and elegant. They are known for their intense colors and their intricate blown glass patterns.
Modern Tiffany style lamps are still made from small pieces of colored stained glass soldered together (lead-free) to make designs like floral, dragonflies, butterflies, and geometric patterns. As beautiful as they are long-lasting, many tiffany lamps become family heirlooms. They also often feature bronze bases and often an art nouveau style.
The exquisite sculptured art-glass of Tiffany lamps are works of art. The glass pieces are carefully placed and then illuminated to reveal works of art. Louis Comfort-inspired Tiffany lamps are destined to become your new favorite lamp style.
Tiffany Table Lamps
Tiffany Table lamps are created from small pieces of colorful stained glass soldered together, in combination with a table lamp base. Tiffany style table lamps are portable, colorful, and will always demand attention in a room. Ideally placed beside a couch or chair or in the corner of a room, when lit they will light up the room with colorful shapes.
Stained glass table lamps feature detailed designs. Tiffany table lamps and their glass shades are durable since each piece of glass is small and harder to break. Some tiffany table lamps use a reinforced art-glass for durability.
Tiffany Floor Lamps
Tiffany floor lamps are tall stained glass lamps featuring many pieces of tiffany glass assembled into a lamp shade. These beautiful Tiffany floor lamps provide colorful illumination when switched on while the light glows through the stained glass. The light will also extend downwards so they are ideally placed, for example, behind or next to a seating area.
Add these Tiffany style floor lamps to your living room, bedroom or office. A Tiffany floor lamp will be with you for years to come because they are always built with quality to last. When you choose your Tiffany style floor lamp, you'll notice there are traditional floral and decorative tiffany lamps and also some much more modern geometric tiffany lamps.
Tiffany Accent Lamps
Almost as popular as tiffany lamps, are the smaller tiffany lamps also sometimes called tiffany accent lamps. These include not just miniaturized lamp designs, but also since the area of the lamp is small, the lamp base is left out. The shade of the lamp becomes the whole design and now can be formed into various objects.
Some popular tiffany accent lamps will include tiffany animals, small tiffany windows, and a wide variety of mini tiffany lamp designs. The smaller tiffany lamps can indeed be less expensive, because the quality and workmanship that goes into a tiffany lamp can tend to make them more costly in general. If you cannot afford a full size tiffany lamp, consider a tiffany accent lamp. They are just as colorful and characterful.
More about Tiffany Lamps
A tiffany lamp's shade is constructed piece by piece by skilled crafts-persons. Each piece of stained glass is held and soldered into place forming a delicate but sturdy structure. Just like stained glass windows as seen in churches, putting sometimes hundreds of pieces of glass together allows a wide range of beautiful tiffany designs to be created.
When the tiffany lamp is switched on, light from the light bulb shines through the colorful glass pieces and shines outward. It will light up the room but also will project colorful light patterns onto nearby surfaces such as walls. This light show adds to the spectacle. You can also turn the lamp around in order to project different aspects of the design onto nearby surfaces.
Note that since some of the light shines through the stained glass, some amount of glare from the light bulb may be visible. But often the glass pieces feature textures and variations in transparency, some being more opaque, and this along with the color in the glass helps to disperse the light.
Tiffany lamps will typically include a fairly heavy lamp base, be it for a tiffany table lamp, floor lamp, or accent lamp. This helps to stabilize the lamp and make sure it won't easily fall over.