Stiffel lamps are proudly made in the USA. Every Stiffel lamp is an original, created by talented designers and skilled artisans. To truly appreciate the beauty of a Stiffel lamp, you must take in each detail and consider the hours of expert craftsmanship that created it: the design, the carving, the finish. The Stiffel Lamp Company was founded in 1932, in Chicago, Illinois by Ted Stiffel. A talented craftsman, Ted Stiffel had a background in fine arts that gave him a unique ability to design innovative and intelligently crafted lamps. Stiffel’s dedication to excellence established the company as the industry leader in quality.