15 February 2019 6:30
Everyone knows the glass art of Louis Comfort Tiffany: the countless pieces of glass in the most enchanting shapes and colors. Tiffany was responsible for favrile glass, or iridescent glass. Read on to learn more...
The famous glass artist (1848-1933) has changed the view on glass forever. Through numerous tests with combinations of metal oxides, Tiffany made it possible to create any color gradation and achieve great color effects. This creates a beautiful rainbow effect. Iridescent glass was created! It marked an important development in the Art Nouveau period.
In 1894, Louis Comfort Tiffany applied for a patent for his special glass. The first glass was produced in 1896 in Queens, New York. In 1900 Tiffany showed his Favrile glass at the famous Paris Exposition.
Great to combine
Due to the different nuances in the glass and the various shades of color, the glass is colorful and cheerful. The shiny effect in the range of colors ensures that the glass fits different living styles. From bohemian to chic and from modern to minimalistic! With an accessory in iridescent glass you leave a creative and original impression.
Also a fan of the beautiful rainbow effect of iridescent glass? Many products can be found at Art Deco Web Store. For example, look at the special Art Nouveau vase Selone and the Art Nouveau vase Feathers. The ball vase and cylinder vase Luster turquoise are also eye-catching. These vases are not made of glass, but of ceramics. Thanks to luster glaze, the beautiful iridescent effect has been achieved.
1. Art Nouveau Vase Feathers, 2. Art Nouveau Vase Selone and 3. Cylinder Vase Luster turquoise.