Are Stiffel lamps still being made?
Proudly all of our products are still made in America, at our 40,000 square foot facility in Linden, NJ. If you take pride in possessing the unusual as well as the finest, then Stiffel should be your choice in lamps. Precise craftsmanship and magnificent design combine to make Stiffel Lamps the world’s finest.
How do you tell if a lamp is a Stiffel?
Stiffel lamps often contain a foil signature decal on the bottom of the lamp’s metal or high-quality wood base. Look for “Stiffel Lamp Company,” “SLC” or “Stiffel” on the decal or etched into the bottom of the lamp’s base.
What does Stiffel lamp mean?
The Stiffel Lamp Company, founded in Chicago in 1932 by Ted Stiffel, sought to use a variety of metals and creative designs in the lamps. The trademark feature of Stiffel lamps is a foil signature and a combination of metal and other materials in the composition of the lamp.
What are the most collectible lamps?
The 12 Most Expensive Lamps In The World
- Pink Lotus Tiffany Lamp – $2.8 million.
- Kuwaiti Mall Chandelier – $1.8 million.
- Tiffany Wisteria Lamp – $1,565,000.
- Salviati Chandelier – $1,000,000.
- Classical French 48 Candle Chandelier – $740,000.
- Daum Crystal Chandelier – $680,000.
- Genoese Crystal Chandeliers – $677,203.
What happened to Stiffel lamps?
Stiffel survived the Supreme Court ruling and stayed in business until 2000, when it closed its factory because of insufficient financing. The Salton Lamp Company acquired the Stiffel Lamp Company and its assets and has recently reintroduced the Stiffel Pole Lamp.
Are pleated lampshades out of style?
Pleated lampshades, last popular in the latter half of the 20th century, are back in full force. Now before you pick up just any pleated lampshade, let’s be clear about the ones that are having their moment in the, well, spotlight.
How do you restore a pleated lampshade?
- Rip off the existing fabric or paper from the old lampshade’s wire frame with scissors.
- Rub sandpaper over the frame, then wipe the frame with a damp cloth.
- Bind the top and bottom rings of the lampshade, and each of the supporting struts, with seam tape.
How can you tell if a lamp is Stiffel brass?
Stiffel lamps are also marked on the bottom of the base. Sometimes the green felt on the bottom of the lamp would hide the label, but if you carefully unscrew the base, you can find the plaque or find etched in the metal the words “Stiffel,” “Stiffel Lamp Company” or SLC in the base.