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Tiffany designed stained glass windows and lamps, glass mosaics, blown glass, ceramics, jewelry, enamels and metalwork. Tiffany changed glass making by incorporating metal strips directly into his designs.

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Louis Comfort Tiffany:

Louis Comfort Tiffany

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Tiffany was a DECORATER, CRAFTPERSON , and GLASSMAKER who designed extraordinary items for the home. His glass lampshades and stained-glass windows were UNIQUE, BEAUTIFUL, and FUNCTIONAL.

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Born in 1848 , Louis Comfort Tiffany trained as a PAINTER until he discovered the art of glass. He became interested in GLASSMAKING around the age of 27 and worked at several glasshouses in Brooklyn, NY.

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Tiffany designed stained glass windows and lamps, glass mosaics, blown glass, ceramics, jewelry, enamels and metalwork. Tiffany changed glass making by incorporating metal strips directly into his designs.

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Tiffany also invented his own glass in many colors. By 1900, Tiffany said that he used over 5,000 mixes of color. Tiffany died in 1933 at the age of 75 leaving behind his masterpieces that shimmer, glow, and play with light.

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Directions: Find or create image of your choice Draw the outer edges of your object in your sketchbook to size Trace your drawing and transfer onto construction paper. Cut out the background sections Cut tissue paper and glue

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Louis Comfort Tiffany Let’s remember and tip our hat to him. Power by: www.tiffanyjewelrylife.com

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