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This spectacular time-lapse of stained glass in one of North America's great cathedrals was documented during restoration by Colin Winterbottom. As the light cascades through the cathedral, colours dance across the contours of the architecture, animating the sacred space.Stained glass time lapse, Washington National Cathedral
The Lamb studio was founded in 1857 and is the oldest decorative arts firm in continuous operation in the United StatesSee colllection
Sagrada Familia, BarcelonaView Video
Born in 1858 to one of Philadelphia’s wealthiest families, she became a Roman Catholic nun and spent 60 years building missions, schools and churches for Native Americans and African-Americans.Her amazing story (video)
In 2015, a studio in Pasadena embarked on a radical change to its business from traditional stained glass making, investing over a million dollars in a new facility to deploy a novel process called fused glass. This has enabled them to construct one of the world’s largest stained glass windows in a new way.Read techincal article
Although often thought of as a Christian medium, stained glass is found in mosques and synagogues all over the world. Some scholars believe that it might have been invented in the Middle East centuries before it came to Europe around 1000 C.E.
Photo Mohammad Reza Domiri GanjiSee photos of the "Pink Mosque"
St. Michael’s Church on 99th Street in New York City, is home to one of the largest Tiffany & Co glass installations to remain in its original location. Constructed more than 125 years ago, it was designated a New York City landmark in 2016.See video church visit