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  Stained glass - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Stained glass, as an art and a craft, requires the artistic skill to conceive the design, and the engineering skills necessary to assemble the decorative piece, traditionally a window, so that it is capable of supporting its own weight and surviving the elements.
The glass thus produced was heavily textured by the reaction of the glass with the cold metal.
Glass of this appearance is commercially produced and widely used today, under the name of cathedral glass, although it was not the type of glass favoured for stained glass in ancient cathedrals.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Stained_glass   (3178 words)

 History of Stained Glass
Gothic stained glass windows are a complex mosaic of bits of colored glass joined with lead into an intricate pattern illustrating biblical stories and saints lives.
Stained glass artists became glass painters as the form became closer and closer to panel painting.
The rise of the individual artist, new technologies and the growing interest in stained glass as a hobby craft have all lead to what is being called A a new golden age in glass.
www.thestorefinder.com /glass/library/history.html   (1206 words)

As glass at that time was to be had only in small pieces, the glazier was compelled, in order to fill the window-openings, to make his lights a mosaic, that is a combination of pieces of glass of various sizes and colours worked to a given design by placing them in juxtaposition.
These pieces of glass had to be kept in place by some other material, and the best medium for the purpose was found to be lead, applied in strips made with lateral grooves for the reception of the edges of the glass.
The glass composing it is very beautiful, more particularly the browns, which are rich in tone, the rubies, which are brilliant, streaked and studded with gemlike blobs of fl, and the blues, which are of a greenish azure hue, while the general colour treatment is extremely oriental.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/14241a.htm   (2184 words)

 Images in Light(Getty Exhibitions)
It may seem surprising to call stained glass a form of painting, but in fact it is. Look closely at the image here and note that the surfaces of each piece of glass are painted in a wide range of dark tones.
Glass painters used a special paint made of glass particles suspended in a liquid binder—vitreous means "consisting of glass"—to paint the side of glass that would face the interior of the building.
The term stained glass derives from the silver stain that was often applied to the side of the window that would face the outside of the building.
www.getty.edu /art/exhibitions/stained_glass   (826 words)

 ArtLex on Stained Glass
Begun in Eastern Asia and among Muslim designers, the art of stained glass reached its height in the Middle Ages, particularly 1150-1250.
Stained Glass of the Standard Bearer of the Landsknecht, 1551, colored and painted glass, lead, 49.5 x 38.5 cm, Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia.
Stained Glass Resource Directory is an exhaustive directory of stained glass links, which also offers a newsletter.
www.artlex.com /ArtLex/s/stainedglass.html   (827 words)

 Stained Glass Design, Construction, Repair & Research - Stained Glass Ltd Chicago Area
Stained glass is an architectural art form — an essential part of the character of your house.
Chicago is the only city in the country to feature gold mirrored glass in thousands of its residential stained glass windows — pure 24 karat double-sided gold mirror that reflects the lamp light indoors and adds sparkle to life on the street.
Our Stained Glass Owner's Manual tells you how to remove a window sash, how to clean a stained glass window and why old window glass is wavy.
www.stainedglassltd.com   (315 words)

 Glass Art > Stained Glass Artwork - Glass Artists.org
This is an original abstract stained glass mosaic made from fractured glasses and multiply fusion glasses.
Made with hand cut stained glass, Robin creates high quality contemporary functional art mosaics in her own original designs, specializing in lamps, custom designed mosaic art pieces and interior installations.
This is a twelve inch clear plate mosaic'd with various colors of stained glass, all cut by hand.
www.glassartists.org /Gct7_Stained_Glass_Artwork.asp   (810 words)

 Artists in Stained Glass
Artists in Stained Glass (AISG) is a 28 year old not-for-profit association of stained glass artists, glass craftspersons, architects, hobbyists, and others, who are interested in the development and promotion of stained glass as a contemporary art form.
The stained glass message board is a valuable free resource to exchange ideas, to look for employment or employees, to ask for help or information on stained glass techniques, to share one's expertise, and to discuss stained glass trends.
Stained glass suppliers and publishers are invited to submit new stained glass products and books that are relevant to the stained glass community.
www.aisg.on.ca   (826 words)

 Stained Glass by Betty
If your order for stained glass supplies is placed by noon, it is usually shipped the same day.You may Register Here.
When you are looking for a stained glass supplier for bevels, stained glass tools, stained glass patterns, fusing supplies or stained glass mosaic supplies let us be your number one choice.
Stained Glass Classes are held mornings and evenings, call for details and availability.
www.stainedglassbybetty.com   (156 words)

 Transparent Dreams Stained Glass Studio
I have been making stained glass and beveled glass artworks since I was 11 years old.
Where to find a truly exceptional glass artist to produce stained glass or beveled glass artworks to hang, stand, or be installed in your home, office, place of worship, or other commercial environment.
Any other stained glass studio using the name "Transparent Dreams" is not affiliated with or endorsed by me. Either they have chosen to cash in on my notoriety or they came up with this unique name all by themselves.
www.tdstainedglass.com   (790 words)

 Stained Glass in Medieval Art | Special Topics Page | Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
To color the glass, certain powdered metals are added to the mixture while the glass is still molten.
Molten glass can be blown into a sausage shape, then slit on the side before being flattened into a sheet; it can also be spun with a pontil iron into a round sheet (crown).
To assemble the window, pieces of colored and painted glass are laid out on the design board, with the edges of each piece fitted into H-shaped strips of lead (cames).
www.metmuseum.org /toah/hd/glas/hd_glas.htm   (499 words)

 Custom stained glass windows & lamps with beveled glass window
America's first choice for quality custom stained glass windows, stained glass doors, stained glass entryways, beveled glass and gifts Whether you need one stained glass window for a special project, custom made stained glass inserts for your cabinets, or multiple stained glass windows for your new home, we can help.
All of our stained glass windows are guaranteed to have a dramatic effect on every room in your home.
From cutting the glass, to copper foiling the edges, and finally to soldering each piece together by hand, this is an art that is centuries old and can never be imitated by modern technology.
www.stainedglasswindows.com   (327 words)

 Stained Glass
I started getting involved with making stained glass in October 1996, following in the footsteps of my uncle, Richard Faucher, who has been making stained glass for years.
I have taken 2 classes, producing two panels, with Evergreen Stained Glass in Burlingame, sponsored by the Burlingame Parks and Rec Department, each class resulting in a panel.
I moved on to be under the tutelage of Gene Mayo of Stained Glass Images in San Carlos.
www.stanford.edu /~dubois/stained_glass   (213 words)

 McKee Stained Glass
We offer a full range of supplies and classes for stained glass, glass painting, fusing and mosaics as well as original glass art.
Stained glass is the only art form that is both revealed by light and transforms it as well.
Phillip Curtis McKee, III is a proud member of the International Guild of Glass Artists, the Stained Glass Guild of America, the Society of American Mosaic Artists, C.A.P.S., and the Clan Mackay Society of the USA.
www.mckeestainedglass.com   (381 words)

 Stained Glass Garden - A Modern Tradition in Stained Glass - 4th Street Berkeley CA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Stained Glass Garden - A Modern Tradition in Stained Glass - 4th Street Berkeley CA Glass Workshops
The Stained Glass Garden is a family owned and operated glass art gallery, supplier, and education center.
Below are some of the top glass companies in North America from which we select our sheet glass.
www.stainedglassgarden.com   (258 words)

 Art, Leaded and Stained Glass   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Stained glass refers to a glass that has color to it.
Although many artist often refer to a window that is assembled with clear glass as a leaded glass window, panels that are assembled with stained glass are also refered to as leaded.
However there is a process in which a stain is applied and fired in with a kiln.
www.stainedglass.info   (288 words)

 Sattler Stained Glass Studio
Sattler Stained Glass Studio has been selected to supply the windows for St. John's Anglican Church in Lunenburg.
Sattler's Stained Glass Studio is a stained glass and glass painting studio which produces new contemporary windows.
Norbert Sattler developed innovative methods to fire and etch glass, allowing modern artistic designs to be transferred on to stained glass windows.
sattlerglass.com /index.html   (298 words)

 Stained Glass - Mike's Stained Glass - Stained Glass Tips Tricks Photo's - Index Page
My hobby is stained glass which I first learned when I was 9 years old at the Westfield Summer Workshop.
Through the years, I have helped teach stained glass classes won various prizes in art competitions and worked at stained glass professionally.
Also there is the stained glass newsgroup: rec.crafts.glass There's a lot of mixed glass subjects discussed there.
www.geocities.com /Paris/1141   (1393 words)

Invariably the piece of glass will be part of a beloved window, lampshade, or other object… and you’ll want to fix it.
There are a number of places to buy stained glass – let’s look at a few of them.
Stained glass for hobbyists is more popular than ever, and there are a number of ways to get started.
www.stainedglassers.com   (359 words)

 D&L Stained Glass Supply, Inc.
D&L Stained Glass Supply, Inc., is a wholesale distributor of supplies for the art glass industry.
Patty Gray will demonstrate numerous glass processes including combing, making and applying pattern bars, deep work/open-faced casting, use of stringers, mica, powders and more--all of which you will be encouraged to experiment with and apply to your own style.
Students are asked to bring a glass cutter, safety glasses, breaking pliers, dust mask and a ruler.
www.dlstainedglass.com   (472 words)

 Beautiful stained glass items to inspire, encourage and fullfill. Mid Missouri's premier stained glass studio & ...
Stained glass studio, gift gallery, and supply store at the Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri specializing in custom stained glass windows and cabinet doors.
So whether it's for one item or 500 items, we want to be your source for stained glass and etched glass gifts, custom windows, or cabinet doors.
Glass with a Mission 1-866-263-9319 Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri.
www.glasswithamission.com   (456 words)

 Kids Domain Crafts - 'Stained Glass' Decorations
This project produces decorations that look like stained glass that can be hung on any wall.
As an overview, you'll be drawing the stained glass designs onto the plastic wrap, and then putting them onto foil-covered plates.
Sue Harper wrote: One thing I did differently with the 'Stained Glass' was to use clear "Shrink-It".
www.kidsdomain.com /craft/sglass.html   (1014 words)

 Stained Glass Theme Page
An article outlining what different foils are available to the stained glass artist and describing the various applications for each.
For example, there are general tips on using copper foil, cleaning a project, marking on glass, including mirrors, and using soldering boxes.
Kokomo Oplescent Glass provides a brief step-by-step presentation of what must occur to produce a sheet of art glass.
www.cln.org /themes/stainedglass.html   (495 words)

 Stained Glass by Stephen A. Fregeau
Stained Glass is just what it says, Stained Glass.
The Stained Glass Links page will send you off to every kind of glass site you could imagine.
This site is kept alive by The Stained Glass Web-Mart where you can shop online for stained glass tools and supplies.
www.stevesglass.com   (272 words)

 Stained Glass Web-Mart - Stained glass tools and supplies online - 1-888-452-7796
We sell stained glass grinders and band saws, soldering irons, glass cutters and hand tools for doing stained glass using lead came or copper foil.
We have chemicals like Ultraviolet Glue used for bonding glass to glass, chipping glue for making glue chip glass, soldering flux and putty.
Or use the navigation graphics to go from page to page and view images of the stained glass tools and supplies we have to offer.
www.glassmart.com   (397 words)

 Stained Glass Warehouse
We have stained glass supplies and tools from bevels to stained glass mosaics to stained glass pattern books.
For example, if you are interested in a stained glass rose pattern, simply type in "rose" and you will get a listing, complete with links to every place the word "rose" appears in this site.
This is your opportunity to review any stained glass product you would like and share your insights and opinions with thousands of other stained glass enthusiasts.
store.allstainedglass.com   (323 words)

 Biggers Glass Painting - Painting for the Stained Glass Industry
My professional stained glass studio clients generally ask for a specific image, icon, topic, style or theme; however, if you are unsure, I can work with you to create work which will enhance and compliment your location, use and architecture.
More often work is produced directly from your photographs, renderings, stained glass cartoons, patterns, or glass restoration fragments and pieces.
Stained glass and glass painting are part of an ancient tradition of working with raw materials to communicate and evoke wonder in light and color.
www.biggersglasspainting.com   (282 words)

 Free Stained Glass Patterns on the Web~ Stained glass pattern resource online since 1997.
Glass Crafters- Florida based studio with free stained glass patterns separated into monthly categories.
Stained Glass Direct- Jana Clover, founder and publisher with some beginner patterns for stained glass.
STAINED GLASS PATTERNS GROUP- New Yahoo Group with discussion on all topics of stained glass with stained glass patterns.
downeaststainedglass.com /freestainedglasspatterns.html   (3656 words)

 Amazon.com: Stained Glass: Magazines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Anyone serious about stained glass and for the stained glass professional (artist, retailer, instructer, etc.) this is the magazine you MUST have.
Stained glass artisans and professionals like to appreciate all kinds of works, whether they themselves would do them or not.
Stained Glass books gifts and more: A list by P.
www.amazon.com /Stained-Glass/dp/B00006KY1K   (745 words)

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