Lovely Stained Glass Finish Options For Your Grand Junction Church Or Chapel
Stained Glass Style Choices For Your Grand Junction Church
If you are thinking about adding stained glass to your Grand Junction Church or even restoring the existing stained glass you likely have almost no idea where to start. As you probably already know, stained glass styles and restoration processes are not exactly common knowledge. After all, no “regular Joe” knows very much about such an old tradition like church stained glass. The good news is, there are actually many options for types of stained glass out there and here at Fort Collins Stained Glass, it is our business to know about them. We can help you sort through your options and frankly, it is something we just love to inform people about. Read below for some fantastic ideas for stained glass to adorn your Grand Junction church and enchant parishioners of your Grand Junction church for generations to come.
Stained Glass Style Choices For Chapels And Churches In Grand Junction
Opalescent glass is glass with colors into it. Typically two to five that are used in the process giving the glass depth and lovely one-of-a-kind combinations. Plus no two pieces are alike! This type of glass treatment is on white opaque glass usually so you cannot see through the final product, making it perfect for areas where you want diffused light–like entryways.
This type of stained glass is see-through and typically only one color. It has incredible clarity and is wonderful for creating large geometric type patterns that are ethereal and striking. As the name implies this type of glass is often used in cathedral windows but is also a gorgeous option for symbols, and memorial plates too!
Hand-stained glass, is stained/painted by hand, as the name implies, to create a unique and deep look. It is typically reddish-brown or black and great for creating life-like displays–like pictorial scenes. After the artist applies a layer of stain to a piece they then carefully tap or brush in highlights–giving the piece an amazing shaded life-like quality. This glass is perfect for depicting natural symbols or human faces because of the stunning and realistic detail it gives.
Different from leaded glass, faceted glass a unique look all its own. This is because it is a thick glass that is faceted or chipped on the surface–making light bounce off the surface. The amazing play light on this type of stained glass makes it perfect for chapel areas or ceilings.
Fort Collins Stained Glass For Church Stained Glass In Grand Junction
All of these types of glass treatments are ones we use at Fort Collins Stained Glass, not only to create new church windows but in restoring windows to their former glory. Reach out to us today for information and pricing on stained glass creation, installation or restoration on your Grand Junction church.