Tiffany lamp Believe it or not, a house or room with beautiful decoration, somehow is able to make those who stay in it feel more comfortable.There are many ways and ideas to enhance the look of your house or a single room, and one of those ways is by using lamps.Beside its function as a means of lighting, lamps can be used as the decoration of your room or even your house. Nowadays, there are various kinds and models of lamps.From those various kinds and designs of lamps, i perceive tiffany lamp as one of the most attractive one.Tiffany lamp is a lamp that utilizing stained glass as the shade, which is given a touch of unique and beautiful carving on the pieces of glass such as the carving of dragonfly, flowers, and others.As the result, it gives the classic, antique and fancy look to the lamp.Tiffany lamp is considered as one of the most iconic part of the art nouveau style. Tiffany lamps are first introduced by louis comfort tiffany.He began to study art in the age of 18.However, his travel to europe, middle east and south africa, attracted his intention to study in glass and mosaic.He opened his own studio and started the windows manufacturing kowz business.Around 1895, he decided to start producing lamps which is believed as a way to utilize scraps from his window manufacturing business.Instead machine-Produced, each lamp was a handmade by skilled craftsmen Embracing the art nouveau style at the beginning of the kowz Rings 20th century, he instructed his craftsmen to create elaborate lamps to fit the new style and succeeded in blending classical motifs with bold new techniques in glassmaking to create a distinctive american art form, the stained glass lamp.In 1900, he shifted to organic motifs when tiffany introduced the earliest model of the popular dragonfly motif stained glass lamp at the paris exposition, which was designed by clara driscoll, tiffany's chief designer. B white powder may appear on the lamp over time because of the oxidation reaction of the lamp's soldering.To clean it, apply a small amount of lemon oil or mineral oil directly to the oxidized areas.Leave it for a few minutes, then remove with a dry cloth. C.The intensive cleaning is needed,occasionally.The first step you need to do is to identify the material of the glass(Lampshade), Whether it is mica or fabric, or lithophane porcelain, opaque-StainedGlass or transparent(Beveled)Glass. D.Then, you can decide which ways you can use to clean the lamp: -For mica of fabric, you can wipe it gently using soft cloth or feather duster. -For lithophane porcelain, damp soft cloth with warm soapy water and rub the lamp gently.You can use scouring powder, if the smudge exist in the non-Colored area.As soapy water might Cheap Tiffany Necklaces make the lamp slippery, make sure you hold the lamp firmly while cleaning. -For opaque-Stained glass, apply lemon oil-Based furniture polish to a soft cloth, and wipe gently.This can also be applied to art glass and most metal lamp bases and fixture frames. -For transparent(Beveled)Glass, apply a household glass cleaner with ammonia-Free to a soft cloth, and rub it gently. E.For fixtures hanging near cooking areas in kitchen, it may have heavy layers of greasy build-Up or dirt.Apply an all-Purpose household cleaner with lemon and no ammonia to soft cloth, then wipe gently and followed by lemon oil-Based furniture polish for best results.