3 Things To Consider Before Your Austin Church Stained Glass Restoration

Stained Glass Restoration Considerations for Austin Churches If the stained glass windows on your Austin church are over 80 years old, the odds are it is time to have them restored. At Scottish Stained glass we know this to be true because– stained glass made in the first part of the last century has a […]

A Look at Marc Chagall As A Talented Stained Glass Artist

Marc Chagall The Fine Artist Many people are familiar with the famed artist Marc Chagall–a Russian-French artist and widely known as an early modernist. His vast body of paintings include works like “I and the village” pictured below. While he is typically associated with the modernist movement, he was actually known to create in several […]

Home Design Hacks – Kitchen Stained Glass for an Elegant Dining Area in your Denver Home

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The secret to creating a beautiful home is all about paying attention to the little details. It’s the minor things, like colors and textures that can truly make the most difference in your home’s appearance. To achieve that elegant, upscale “custom home look, you’ve got to thing outside of the box. And there’s no better […]

A Symbol Of Hope: Notre Dame Rose Window Still Stand

The Rose Stained Glass Windows Of Notre Dame As the whole world watched the Notre Dame Cathedral burn, many thoughts raced through our collective minds.  First to the safety of anyone inside then to the host of historical relics, artworks, and unparalleled architectural structures that we knew for sure were engulfed in flames or close […]

Amazing yet Practical Reasons to Add Stained Glass to Your Colorado Springs Temple or Church

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Stained glass windows are beautiful, to say the least, but did you know that they’re also a very practical feature to have in a church? It’s true, many stained glass windows in Colorado Springs churches, temples, and cathedrals exist for a very real and practical reason. In fact, the very reason that churches began using […]

Stunning Stained Glass Design Styles for your San Antonio Church

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Stained glass windows can make a lovely addition to a church. Indeed, there is nothing quite like the experience of looking up at stained glass on a Sunday morning as the sunlight hits the windows and makes the glass shine as if it were made up of thousands of tiny diamonds or precious gems. Such […]

The History Of Stained Glass In The United States

Stained Glass: As An American Artform In regards to stained glass, the US was relatively late to the party.  This is because settlers from Europe got to this continent in the 1600s and stained was technically “invented” somewhere around 1000 AD.  However, this artform permeates the American church culture and is a common feature on […]

Examining Frank Lloyd Wright’s Contribution to Stained Glass Creation

The Beautiful Design Legacy of Frank Lloyd Wright The name Frank Lloyd Wright may not immediately bring to mind visions of stunning stained glass windows. But, do not be fooled–Frank Lloyd Wright was a prolific stained glass artist and furthermore, one of the most influential designers in American history. Although primarily known for his architectural […]

Restore or Replace? Which Option is Best for Your Kansas City Church Stained Glass

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Stained glass windows are durable by nature. Nonetheless, sometimes life just happens. There are a number of things that can ruin the health and integrity of stained glass – hail, hot summers, powerful winds, and even rambunctious human beings. Even if your stained glass never suffers any catastrophic trauma, it may still degrade, like all […]

Custom Stained Glass Installation Benefits for Houston Temples and Churches

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There is perhaps no art form more elegant and appealing than stained glass. For hundreds of years, stained glass has retained its prominence in religious architecture, bring light, radiance, and color to the holy places where it resides. In the light of the sun, it shines like an opalescent gem, and its texture and intricate […]

A Quick Guide to Cathedral Stained Glass Restoration in Dallas

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Did you know that some of the longest standing stained glass windows in Dallas are over one hundred years old? That’s right, some of Dallas’ church stained glass is close to one hundred and fifty years old. Looking at Dallas’ stained glass is like looking back in time and seeing history unfold right before your […]

Questions to ask Before You Begin your Stained Glass Restoration Project in Denver

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If your church has antique stained glass windows, you are extremely fortunate. Antique religious stained glass is absolutely gorgeous and is becoming extremely rare these days. However, it’s important to take good care of your stained glass and make sure you check it regularly for possible signs of deterioration. Cracks, chips, and other structural issues […]

Common Church Stained Glass Damage And What Type Of Restoration It Needs

Church Stained Glass Restoration In Fort Worth If you love your Fort Worth church’s stained glass but the time has finally come where you and/or your church body realize it is time for repairs or restoration, then you are in good company and good hands.  Most churches with stained glass over 80 years old desperately […]

The 3 Top Reasons San Antonio Temples And Churches Should Have Custom Stained Glass Installed

We talk a lot about stained glass restoration here at Scottish Stained Glass because it is such a relevant topic for almost any church over the age of about 80 years that has stained glass windows.  However, we also do a ton of custom stained glass for residential and religious clients looking to enhance their […]

Questions That Will Help Make Your Church Stained Glass Restoration A Success

Church Stained Glass Restoration Advice For Austin Churches Make no mistake about it–having your Austin church’s stained glass repaired or restored is a fairly large project that will consume a good amount of time, and, depending on the size and scope of the project, cost you into the thousands of dollars range. But, don’t let […]

Restore or Replace? Which Option is Best for Your Fort Collins Church Stained Glass

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Perhaps you’ve noticed that the stained glass windows in your church look a little bit cloudy or murky. Or maybe the lead is turning a greyish-whitish color. Or, even worse, pieces of the stained glass are cracking or falling out of place. Either way, your stained glass is clearly in need of some TLC. But […]

How To Get Started with Stained Glass Restoration Fundraising in San Antonio

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When stained glass windows start to lose their structural integrity, it’s important to have them professionally repaired and restored. But how are churches supposed to finance such an endeavor? Stained glass restoration in San Antonio is a labor intensive process, and one that can be performed by only a handful of companies, and therefore can […]

3 Reasons Why Church Stained Glass Is Worth Restoring for Colorado Springs Churches

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There are a variety of conditions that can cause stained glass windows to suffer significant damage to the point where they need professional repair. Sometimes, stained glass windows are broken by a severe storm after coming into contact with hail or high speed winds. Other times, the stained glass windows begin to deteriorate naturally due […]

Stained Glass Repair Solutions for Historic Churches in Austin

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Today, some of Austin’s historic churches are nearing an age where they are more than one hundred years old. In fact, one of Austin’s oldest churches, St. David’s Episcopal Church in downtown Austin, is over 150 years old. Many of these old religious buildings are very solid in structure, but they contain elements that need […]

Stained Glass Repair Solutions for Historic Temples in Salt Lake City

Church Stained Glass Repair In Salt Lake City Utah’s beautiful capital of Salt Lake City is renowned as one of the most prestigious religious cities in the United States. Temple Square in Downtown Salt Lake City is home to the 19th-century Salt Lake Temple and the neo-Gothic Assembly Hall. It is a great responsibility to […]

How To Get Started with Stained Glass Restoration Fundraising in Colorado Springs

Tips On Fundraising For Church Stained Glass Restoration In Colorado Springs Probably the biggest hesitation to getting stained glass restored here in Colorado Springs is the financial part. Most churches don’t have thousands of dollars set aside for such repairs and, understandably, have no idea where to get such vast sums of money. This is […]

3 Reasons Why Church Stained Glass is Well Worth Restoring in Denver

Church Stained Glass Value And Significance If you have stained glass in your Denver Church and it is over 80 years old–it is probably time to have it inspected by a stained glass restoration specialist, like Scottish Stained Glass, to see if it is ready for restoration. The odds are it is. The reason we […]

A Quick Guide to Cathedral Stained Glass restoration in Fort Collins

Church Stained Glass Restoration Next Steps Thinking about getting your church stained glass restored and curious about how the process will work?  First of all, you are not alone and second, this is a great place to start. Because at Scottish Stained Glass we are arguably the country’s most prolific stained glass restoration company and […]

Read This if You Think You Kansas City Church Stained Glass Is Beyond Repair

Stained Glass Repair For KC Churches Much of the stained glass across the country is turning 100 years old about now.  Meaning it is time for restoration and or thorough repair. Around a century is about when vintage stained glass on homes and churches begin to need repairs, due to the way it was built […]

Restoration Advice For Austin Churches With Vintage Stained Glass

Church And Chapel Stained Glass Restoration In Austin Church stained glass restoration is an art form in itself, which is appropriate considering that stained glass is one of the oldest and most beautiful art forms in the world. Stained glass windows grace both private and public buildings in many different countries, most often in churches. […]

America’s Most Amazing Church Stained Glass Part 6: Trinity Lutheran Church To Dallas Love Airport

Repurposing Church Stained Glass Windows As stained glass restorers here in Texas, our goal is always to get a beautiful stained glass, rich with history returned to its former glory within the church itself.  As it turns out, sometimes church stained glass is not able to be restored in the church itself–in cases where the […]

America’s Most Amazing Stained Glass Part 5: Prince of Peace Episcopal Church In Fort Collins

Historic Church Stained Glass Restoration In Fort Collins Many of the churches and especially church stained glass restorations we have profiled here are on large looming windows in spectacularly adorned churches. But stained glass windows can be worth restoring in chapels even if they are small and seem insignificant. A church that reminds us that […]

America’s Most Amazing Church Stained Glass Part 4: St. Fidelis Catholic Church In Kansas

Historic Church Stained Glass In Victoria Kansas Some church stained glass has religious significance, some historical value, some artistic splendor–many all three. But as we profile churches across the country, one chapel that stands out for its deep historical roots in Kansas and commitment to keeping that history alive is the St. Fidelis Catholic Church […]

America’s Most Amazing Church Stained Glass Part 3: Grace United Methodist Church In Dallas

Church Stained Glass That Is Vibrant and Diverse One thing that has always intrigued us here at Scottish Stained Glass In Dallas is the symbolism of stained glass and how it can be used to enlighten the world. While it is true that stained glass in churches is very much an art form, it is […]

America’s Most Amazing Church Stained Glass Part 2: The Little Church of La Villita In San Antonio

Church Stained Glass In The San Antonio: Rustic But Stunning As mentioned in this series, church stained glass is something very integral to the United States. While it is a worldwide artform, that which was created here in the infancy of this country is unique in its own right. Since we restore stained glass ourselves, […]