Interior design void of color is plain and uninspiring. However, bold coloring in the rooms throughout your dwelling function on so many different levels. There are reasons we find certain color schemes visually appealing and inspiring. Each and every one of these reasons have to do with psychology. There is a reason neutral colors… Read more »
Stained glass is among the greatest accomplishments of modern man. It casts the unparalleled beauty of natural lighting in a completely different, well, light. Having been an institution for over 5,000 years, the art of stained glass is a trade passed down through generations. Obviously, the design must first be established and the requisite colors… Read more »
Antique stained glass windows were first crafted at the hands of Egyptian and Roman artists 2,000 years ago. Adopted and popularized by the Catholic Church, as component of the Holy Roman Empire, stained glass windows have remained commonplace in churches, and homes to a lesser degree, for hundreds and hundreds of years. Common in homes… Read more »
When someone says “stained glass,” people most commonly think about windows. These huge, colorful windows that can be found in churches and historical buildings throughout the world are the only way stained glass is used. This material is actually used to make one-of-a-kind gifts that can be given for any sort of holiday, birthday or… Read more »
Stained glass was once only used as an alternative for traditional glass windows in churches. The colors and images depicted religious figures and became synonymous with classic, renaissance buildings. After years of manufacturing and popularity, stained glass windows fell out of the spotlight. Luckily, they are making a comeback and are now being used for… Read more »
When stained glass windows are a part of your property, the right ventilation is a necessity. Hot and cold temperatures can cause the glass to expand and contract often leading to cracks. Throughout the days, weeks and months following, cracks can grow and end up shattering the entire piece. Proper and maintained ventilation however, can… Read more »
Stained glass windows add an element of beauty and charm to a building that can’t be replaced by any type of alternative. They control light, add color and often times tell a story. The ancient origin of these translucent pieces of art can be traced to the Egyptians thanks to their colored glass beads. The… Read more »
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