General Lamp / January 15, 2019 / Aadhya Kidd
Once the glass pieces were cut, he cleaned each piece and applied copper foil to the edges. The pieces were then laid out to match the pattern design, Tiffany would then solder each piece together; thereby creating one solid piece from once was many individual pieces of glass. The copper foil helped bond the solder to each piece of glass, creating a lamp shade that consisted of a single, solid wire throughout. A final cleaning would bring out the vibrant colors of the shade.
Buying a poly resin lamp is fine as long as you know that you are buying a throw away product. Antique lamps from the late 1800's - 1930 were very commonly made of the very finest quality materials such as iron, brass, bronze, marble, onyx and steel. Many of these antique lamps will still be around in another 100 years and their stock price is definitely up.
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