I have always been attracted to stained glass lamps which are hand crafted. The most beautiful material and glass colors are frequently used. Some time when the right material, glass, and patterns are combined a lamp is created that is breathtaking.
Tiffany lighting is soft even when you use a bright bulb. The light passes through the colored glass dispersing white light into its own frequencies. Using a couple of color in the lamp can provide truly soft lighting which is accented by the lamps glass color.
All parts of tiffany lamps are made of natural material. The base and fixture are typically made of bronze, brass or iron, which give the lamp it characteristic look. The glass can have different textures, thickness, and reflectivity and is made from an iridescent glass called Favrile.
You can use tiffany lighting any where in your home. This type of lighting and fixture gives you an additional way to beautify your home. It gives any room a center piece that is well remembered by any visitor. It provides soft warm lighting and gives your rooms a distinctive look.
The key to finding the right lamp for your home is to chose one the matches your decorations. Since there are so many different lamp styles, finding and choosing a tiffany will just take you some time.
You can use pendant lighting for your hallways or bathroom. You can choose the upward or downward style. The upward style gives you softer lighting, since it directs the light up against the sidewalls and ceiling, reflecting it back down. The downward style gives you light directly from the bulb, which you many need to give better room illumination.
Table lamp can go in a room of your home and give a striking addition to your room design. First look at lamp size. Choose one that is not large but small so that the lamp light is pointing downward. Make sure that the lamp shade is also not large so that it sticks out where it can be knocked over. It is always tempting to buy a large shade lamp because the colors and patterns are always to striking.
Tiffany lighting that comes a wall scones will provide an excellent accent piece. A touchier is a straight line lamp that provides single lines to complement this type of surroundings. The kichler wall sconce can go into a hallway or bedroom. Here it is best to have an upward lamp.
You can also have a tiffany lighting coming from a chandelier. The style you chose will provide the soft lighting that give all you family a peace of mind. This lighting fixture can be place your living, family or kitchen room. When choosing a fixture for you dining room, decide if you want upward or downward light. The amount of light you get from downward light depends on the height of your fixure and the wattage of your bulb. You will need around 300 watts of light to illuminate your dinning table. Try to choose a tiffany that is 12-14 inches narrower than your dining table.
Use tiffany vanity lights for your bathrooms. This will give these rooms a beauty and uniqueness not found in your other rooms. Here in the bathroom your may not want to use high quality tiffany fixtures. There are many less expensive lamps that you can use that are styled after a stained glass appearance.
Using tiffany lighting is a type of fixture that never goes out of style. If you have purchased such a lamp that is a work art, it will be treasured by your family for a long time. The softness of light, the coolness of appearance and the variation of colors can bring peace to any one sitting next to a tiffany.