Darchelle Gauthier Lamps Design February 26, 2018 20:19:23
With their resurgence of popularity it is very difficult to find an authentic Tiffany lamp. Some original Tiffany lamps have commanded prices in the millions of dollars for a single lamp.
The Tiffany lamp name comes from its inventor Louis Comfort Tiffany who produced Tiffany lamps from the late 1880’s until 1930.
The lamps became more popular during the early 1900s and demand for them increased. Tiffany hired a staff of unmarried women workers who became known as the "Tiffany Girls". The Tiffany Girls helped design and cut glass to produce the lamps. One such woman was Clara Driscoll who eventually became the director and designer of many of Tiffany’s most popular designs. Some of her most popular designs were the Wisteria Dragonfly Peony and the Daffodil.
You will also find that modern floor lamps come in Tiffany styles as well. If you are looking for a great lamp for a small space where you need some light then this is a wonderful choice. They are great for adding a nice touch beside chairs or settees where you like to sit down and read. If you enjoy reading in bed they make wonderful bedside lamps too so you can easily read in the evenings. These types of lamps are great for reading since the light that they give off is soft and great for your eyes.
To avoid buyer’s remorse you’ll want to measure the square footage of the room before heading off to the store to make your purchase. You’ll also want to consider where you’ll be placing the lamp and the dimensions of any surfaces the lamp will be resting on.
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.