Modern lighting design is still inspired by tiffany The name tiffany is synonymous with stained glass lampshades.Luis comfort tiffany was born in 1848 the son of charles lewis tiffany the founder of tiffany co, the highly successful retailer of silver and jewellery.And although charles wanted his son to succeed him in the business louis preferred to train and work as an artist. He started experimenting with glass during the 1870s in new york.By 1880 he had patented his revolutionary ideas and went on to form the tiffany glass company in 1885.In its heyday the factory employed more than three hundred people including designers, artists and glass blowers;However it wasn't until 1895 that the first commercially produced lamps were sold.Tiffany is famous for its lampshades but in fact the company designed and manufactured a wide range of products including vases, perfume bottles, stained-Glass windows and tiles. It was a meeting with thomas Tiffany UK Sale edison, the inventor of the electric light bulb, which led to the idea of creating table lamps and lightshades.The original designs were actually made out of the discarded waste left over from producing stained glass windows. From the moment they first appeared tiffany lamps have been style icons with a wide spread appeal throughout the world.You can find tiffany shades in the grandest stately mansions but also in more modest modern homes.However the original tiffany lamps are now difficult to find and very expensive, so modern tiffany-Style lamps have started to be produced which are more click here to see more info about bracelet charms affordable and readily available, allowing you to create a period, bohemian look without breaking the bank. Some reproductions are of such high quality that many have fooled dealers and collectors.In the 21st century the admiration and desire forTiffany has not diminished.Lighting designers and manufacturers continue to produce designs in homage to louisTiffany.A wide range of Tiffany Bracelets UK colours and styles are now available and manufactured to modern lamps and lighting standards.There is a particular fashion for amberTiffany table lamps, and no home should be without one.Tiffany-Style 'bejewelled' lightshades create a soft ambience that's perfect for cosy nights by the fire or relaxing dinner parties.