Whether you’ve only seen stained glass in religious buildings or have some in your own home, you know just how special and ornate it is. From early Egyptians to modern businesses, stained glass has always been a part of humanity. Below are three fun facts about stained glass you may not have known! The First… Read more »
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Why Stained Glass is Used In Churches
If you’ve ever been in or around a church, you’ve likely admired the beautiful stained glass works of art that can be seen proudly displayed throughout. While these stained-glass pieces are certainly beautiful and bring an artistic presence to each church they are housed in, there are a few more reasons why they are so… Read more »
Why Stained Glass Windows Are Omnipresent in Churches
Over the years many churches have incorporated stained glass windows in their design. If you were to visit Europe today to tour the grand old cathedrals, you’d be amazed at the beautiful stained glass windows in many of them. When Were Stained Glass Windows First Developed? When did stained glass windows “become a thing?” It… Read more »
What are the Origins of Stained Glass?
The first confirmed man-made glass was in Egypt as glass beaded jewelry. It was however the Romans who perfected the art of creating small colored glass items. Archeologists found Romans manufacture stained glass for more than just beads. Stained glass inception was designed initially for Roman Catholic churches, first in Rome and then throughout all… Read more »