Stained Glass Windows in the News: 2016

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Stained glass is a type of iconic art that continues to make headlines due to its understated beauty and classical appeal. Discover what’s been happening in the craft of stained glass so far in 2016: All Saints Church in Tasmania undergoing stained glass restoration A 19th century church in South Hobat, Tasmania is receiving a … Read More

Stained Glass Windows in the News: 2015

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2015 has been an exciting year for stained glass windows! The beautiful, light grabbing pieces of art feature in many popular, historic and religious buildings, which is why it is such a current topic for the news. Discover our highlights surrounding stained glass, stained glass windows and stained glass art news this year:   27th … Read More

3 Reasons Why Stained Glass Windows Look Great in a Period Home

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Stained glass windows have specific features that make them distinguishable from everyday windows. These features include a mostly abstract or figurative design, with coloured glass that has been coloured by adding metallic salts. Stained glass windows are mostly associated with churches but were used in homes in the Victorian era and have evolved into what … Read More

Modern Stained Glass in Churches

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Stained glass windows have been a prominent focal point of churches and other significant buildings for over a thousand years. They were used in Christian Churches in the 4th and 5th centuries, where the windows were filled with alabaster set into a wooden frame. Stained glass became a major pictorial in the Middle Ages to … Read More

Stained Glass and Synagogues

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When we think of stained glass, ancient cathedrals and medieval churches come to mind most easily, but that doesn’t mean that stained glass is restricted to Christianity. In many places of worship across a vast range of religions, stained glass is used as a colourful medium of expression; of storytelling and of memory. It is … Read More

Stained Glass Window Designs by DeviantArtists

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Stained glass windows can captivate, enthral and stimulate the viewer due to the limitless amount of designs a craftsman can achieve. Often, people associate stained glass with religious architecture and period houses but it can be used as an architectural decoration in any home that reflects the personality of the owner. Stained glass windows combine … Read More

Meet the Team: Stuart Wilson

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Stuart, or Stu, is an essential member of our team and has been with us for over 11 years, working on all aspects of lead windows and stained glass windows. He assists with the design, manufacture and implementation throughout his flexible 3-day week and is often praised for his ability to work on his own … Read More

Stained Glass and the Middle East

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The history of stained glass is not conclusive without mentioning the impact of the Middle East. Predating the era of religious panels in the stunning Gothic cathedrals we know today, stained glass was, according to legend, conceived in Syria. According to Architectural Glass Concepts the legend tells of an Umayyad prince watching the light through … Read More

More Stained Glass from Around the World

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Steve Sherriff are stained glass specialists and what better way to celebrate the craft than to highlight the most beautiful stained glass in the world. Here are three more stunning pieces of stained glass art that will take your breath away!   Le Sainte-Chapelle, Paris, France    Started in 1242 and completed 6 years later, … Read More

Contemporary Stained Glass Examples

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As a visual medium stained glass is incredibly diverse and extends far beyond the realms of historic church windows. Today they can be used as an exciting, colourful and different way in which to view the world. At Steve Sherriff Stained Glass we’ve put together our favourite contemporary stained glass installations. Miami International Airport, Florida … Read More