Tag: the history of stained glass

Why Stained Glass is Used In Churches

Stained Glass Window In Church

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

Stained Glass Windows

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?

Stained Glass Windows

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 »