We have seen them in churches and older buildings. They are colorful and very ornate in design and can be quite memorable. What are these fabulous objects? Stained glass windows!
Stained glass windows has been noted in England as early as the 7th Century, and has evolved into an art form. Beginning around the 12th Century, stained glass windows began to show up in buildings throughout Europe. Stained glass windows became a fixture in churches depicting religious scenes and icons, and is still used today.
To learn more about the origins of stained glass and how it is made, we have provided a number of helpful pages to help educate you about the beauty of stained glass windows. We hope you enjoy these resources.