The Beauty Of Tiffany Style Stained Glass On Your Denver Home

The Beauty Of Tiffany Style Stained Glass On Your Denver Home

Tiffany Style Stained Glass For Your Denver Home

At Stained Glass Denver our customers often use the terms “Tiffany Glass” Or “Tiffany Style” Stained Glass”. They tend to be used interchangeably but what some people may not realize is they are actually different things. TIffany Stained Glass, for example, was a style was developed and perfected in the Tiffany studios between 1878 to 1933. Tiffany style stained glass, however, was and style is made outside of the studio which uses similar glass techniques as inspiration for their own works. The typical characteristics of Tiffany glass are the bold textures and deep hues using light instead or paint. Tiffany stained glass is such a gorgeous and loved American style, it is no wonder people want similar looks for their homes, including homeowners here in Denver. At Stained Glass Denver, we get many requests for windows with similar glass treatments than Tiffany glass because it lends any home an air of elegance and sophistication–especially bedrooms and entryways.

At Stained Glass Denver, not only are we able to use similarly styled techniques we love to create beautiful custom stained glass windows as inspired by Tiffany techniques. Outlined below are some different lovely Tiffany techniques to inspire you too!

Opalescent glass: The term “opalescent glass” is commonly used to describe glass where more than one color is present. It is very shiny with an almost raw pearl-like quality.

Favrile Glass: Often has a distinctive characteristic that is common in some glass from Classical antiquity: it possesses a superficial iridescence. This iridescence causes the surface to shimmer but also causes a degree of opacity.

Ripple Glass: Refers to textured glass with marked surface waves. Tiffany made use of such textured glass to represent, for example, water or leaf veins.Refers to a sheet of glass with a pattern of irregularly shaped, thin glass wafers affixed to its surface. Tiffany made use of such textured glass to represent, for example, foliage seen from a distance.

The looks above there are only a few of the amazing and vast inspired techniques and finishes of TIffany Stained Glass. Happily–they are all jaw-dropping! If you are like many in the Denver area homeowners who just love the look of Tiffany Glass and want similar beauty and elegance in your home, Contact us today at Stained Glass Denver for a free design consultation and quote!

Martin Faith is a talented artisan, collector of antique stained glass, and the owner of Stained Glass Denver. For over thirty years, Martin has been running his company in Denver using the techniques he learned as a stained glass artisan in Scotland. He has devoted his life's work to perfecting the art form and studying its history. Martin's company specializes in custom creations, which are made using the highest quality materials and authentic, original designs. In addition to residential and commercial stained glass, the company also offers services for churches and religious buildings. Over the years, Stained Glass Denver has completed numerous restorations of historic stained glass and produced over 50,000 windows.

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