Berangaria Lefebvre Lamps Design February 26, 2018 20:19:16
Flowered Dome Designs - The flowered domes include many different colors in the shade. The domes are rounded draping domes unlike the typical cone shape of a typical shade. Designs include the Dragonfly Daffodil Peony Bamboo Oriental poppy Apple Blossom Poinsettia and so many more.
What is it about seeing a Tiffany style lamp that brings awe-inspiring looks from those who see them? The beauty and elegance? The craftsmanship? The colors? Probably all of the above.
The Tiffany lamp name comes from its inventor Louis Comfort Tiffany who produced Tiffany lamps from the late 1880’s until 1930.
The geometric designs included the Lotus Leaf Acorn Spider web Parasol Nautilus Seashell Indian Basket and Turtleback designs. These designs are very symmetrical and were some of Tiffany’s first work. Although a symmetrical design may seem a little boring Tiffany’s use of color and shapes made the lamps come alive.
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.
Tiffany made the lamps by soldering pieces of cut colored glass that he had left over from stained glass windows he had made years earlier. He cut various types and colors of glass according to a pattern that he designed.