Tag: the history of stained glass

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 »

Stained Glass Windows Help Churches Convey Their Message

Stained Glass Windows

You’ve likely seen stained glass in a number of places throughout your life, but nowhere are stained glass windows more common than in churches across the United States and around the world. If you’ve ever been in or around a church, you’ve likely admired these works of art. But why exactly are stained glass windows… 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 »

A Brief History in Stained Glass

Stained Glass

The first confirmed man-made glass was in Egypt, in the form of handmade glass beads created as jewelry. Research suggests Egyptians or Mesopotamians were the first to start making glass jewelry and other accessories. It was however the Romans who perfected the art of creating small colored glass items. Archeologists found the Romans started to… Read more »