Stained Glass Design & Styles
Famous Stained Glass Style For Denver Homes
At Denver Stained Glass we hear the terms “Tiffany Glass” Or “Tiffany Style” Stained Glass” from our customers fairly often. They are often used interchangeably but what some people may not realize is they are actually different things. One the one hand, TIffany Stained Glass was a style was developed and perfected in the Tiffany studios between 1878 to 1933. On the other hand, Tiffany style stained glass is made outside of the studio and simply uses similar glass techniques as inspiration for their works. The tell-tale characteristics of Tiffany glass are the bold textures and deep hues using light instead of paint. Tiffany stained glass is such a lovely American style that it is for good reason that people want similar techniques in their homes, including those here in Denver. At Denver Stained Glass, we get many requests for it because it lends any home an air of elegance and sophistication–bedrooms and entryways especially.
Stained Glass Looks And Style By Tiffany
At Denver Stained Glass, not only do we have the ability to use similarly styled techniques we are always happy to use something as beautiful as Tiffany as inspiration for your custom stained glass! Outlined below are some different gorgeous Tiffany looks and techniques below 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 myriad of techniques and finishes of TIffany Stained Glass worthy of emulating! Happily–they are all gorgeous! If you are like many in the Denver area who admire the gorgeous Tiffany Glass and want similar beauty and elegance in your home, Contact us today at Denver Stained Glass for a free design consultation and quote!