Have you ever bought something you thought to be authentic only to discover that it was just an imitation? Probably yes and if not you are just about to, it is heartbreaking to buy a lamp you think to be a tiffany floor lamp only to discern that what you purchased is not original. If this happens to you, you may be in a position to return it or may not be able to return it. It therefore becomes important for you to make sure that whichever lamp you buy is original and quality. There are several vital aspects you should put into consideration and they include the following:
Glass of the lamp
An original tiffany floor lamp should have high quality glass. The glass should be made up of a special material that would allow it to last for a longer period of time. The only way you can be able to identify that glass is of high quality is to check and ensure that it is clear and thick. Quality glass is that which specks and its color changes when the lamp is lit.
For the few tiffany floor lamp(s) which come with their bases, the base should also be an important checking factor. You should make sure that the lamp you buy is made up of a bronze base. Those tiffany lamps that have plastic bases or wooden bases are just imitations of the tiffany lamps and they will disappoint you. You should therefore make sure that you avoid such disappointments by choosing a tiffany lamp that has a bronze base.
Shape of the lamp
An original lamp should have either a cone-shape or a globe-like shape. Those lamps that come in different shapes are just imitations. You should therefore be careful to ensure that the aspect of shape is kept in consideration. This will help you to identify an original lamp and distinguish it from other imitations.
Do not be moved by tiffany’s trust signature
It is important for you to note that if people can be able to imitate the whole product then the signatures of the product will not be immune to imitations. These imitations are very much alike to those of the original lamps and therefore it becomes difficult for you to differentiate between the genuine signature and other signatures. This means that you should go by other features of the lamp and not the signatures present.
The cost at which a given product is being sold also matters a lot to the buyer. In most cases, the imitations are sold at a slightly cheaper price so as to beat the original products through price wars. As a buyer you should therefore be informed of these misdeeds.