Tag: stained glass window

Stained Glass Association of America: What’s That?

The creation of stained glass is an art form that began centuries ago. Handcrafted by European artisans, these colorful designs were made as windows for churches and decorative pieces for the most elite customers. Overtime this art form declined in popularity as it became expensive and delicate. However, in recent decades it has regained its… Read more »

Crucial Component to Stained Glass Maintenance…

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 Element of Character

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 »