Maiolaine Giraud Lamps Design April 02, 2018 20:36:24
If you are looking for a great way that you can light up a room in your home then you may want to consider tiffany hanging lamps such as the Tiffany apple hanging lamps. These types of Tiffany lamps come in many different sizes and colors and they are a wonderful way that you can add lighting to any room in your home. They are great options for adding lighting above a table to light up your entryway into your home or they are even great for lighting billiard tables as well. Tiffany hanging lamps or chandeliers look amazing in dining rooms too to light up tables whether you are going for a formal look or even trying to add a special touch to a more rustic or western style décor.
For those who loved colored glass Tiffany lamps are a perfect lighting choice. The original Tiffany lamps were designed by Louis Comfort Tiffany and he loved some of the beautiful rich tones that were often used in mosaics in Byzantium. He worked to take these colors and add them to the glass instead of painting the glass. These lamps are actually made from beautiful stained glass that is hand cut. Each piece of the stained glass gets a piece of copper foil wrapped around it then it is glued together and lead is used to solder the different pieces of glass together. There are often seeds lines and bubbles that occur in the glass which actually add to the natural beauty of this special type of glass used for these lamps.
Geometric Designs - Geometric Tiffany lamps were designed using glass cut into basic shapes such as squares triangles diamonds and rectangles and used only one or two colors.
If you know that your lamp is setting on a table or desk that isn’t going to get jostled in the near future then you could safely go with a more decorative or lighter weight lamp. Also the ratio of the lamp’s size to the furnishing’s size does matter. Make sure that the furnishing on which the lamp is going to sit doesn’t detract from the lamp itself.
Today you’ll find that there are many different types of stained glass lamps including certain mission table lamps unique wall sconces lamps and more. However you’ll find that none of them can come close to the beauty of the lovely modern Tiffany lamps. In fact these lamps have become extremely popular today in use for modern décor and it’s definitely easy to see why. You’ll find that the Tiffany lamps come in so many different colors and styles that they can look beautiful with almost any style of décor. They are used for decorating in many venues as well from beautiful homes to restaurants to even some of the most prestigious buildings around the world. So for those who want a beautiful and special look to add to their décor Tiffany lamps definitely add a unique beauty.
If you’re going to use your lamp mainly for reading you would want a fairly sheer lampshade that doesn’t trap light. A thin-fabric lampshade should do. As a general rule of thumb for reading and table lamps you will want the lampshade to be just over half the height of the base. If the lamp is going to be set on the floor and let off more light a lampshade that’s only one-fourth the base’s height would be better.