Cloisonné restoration and conservation, a case study

The restoration and conservation of cloisonné stained glass is a little known process that requires specific techniques, materials and skills. The stages of this process are very different from the usual ones in stained glass conservation. The fact that there are few objects manufactured and conserved with this technique means that conservation-restoration interventions are few, […]

4 ideas an architect should know about the use of stained glass windows

Including stained glass in the architectural design is an ideal solution to create light atmospheres and unique spaces. Architects and quantity surveyors have resorted since ancient times to the use of stained glass windows for the enclosure of interior and exterior openings, using the work of the master stained glass artist or master glazier.

Gothic, stained glass and light

Light is the noblest of the natural phenomena because it is the least material and the closest to pure form. Gothic architects gave it the same metaphysical orientation as porportion or measure, which explains the interest in the use of stained glass to build ‘transparent’ walls.

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