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.
Despite the implication of their name, however, antique art deco lamps are not antiques, or more than a hundred years old, yet. They can though be considered vintage, which means that they are older than fifty years, since the earliest antique lamps came out in the 1920s. However, they are already being sought out by antique collectors, mainly due to the thought that in a few years time they will already become antiques, thus boosting their value and potential profits made from reselling.
A lamp must also fit the mood of a room and the environment. Each room must have a different from the others depending on the use of the room. A bedroom table lamp cannot be the same as an office table lamp. The colors of the two lamps must differ because one is meant for a cool sleeping mood while the other is meant for a bright office. A bedroom lamp should bear colors that will make a person feel relaxed and hence be able to unwind.
The right choice of antique art deco lamps can bring a classy, warm feel to any room. Lamps are generally used to light rooms for functional, leisurely or simply decorative purposes. The kind of lamp installed also influences the feeling and the mood of the room considerably. There are many lamp styles and shapes available for you to pick for your room, and antique themed lamps are often a popular choice for their classy feel.
Antique art deco lamps are based on designs depicting different dated periods. Art Deco antique lamps for example are based on the refinement of the Rococo period that took place in Europe during the 18th century, using hand blown Italian glass, and pieces of them are often used as table lamps and floor lamps. More modern style Art deco lamps feature sleeker designs that have been the basis of the design of modern day buildings such as the Empire State building.
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