Tanglewood Conservatory Restoration

McLean Stained Glass Studios was commissioned by the Tanglewood Conservatories Company to restore a broken stained glass window due to 70 mph winds. These photos are a chronicle of the restoration. The Conservatory, the full restoration, and the installation.

HEAVENLY BLUE Door Insert

“A noble man who lost his son in the WTC on 911 came to me with this large stained glass that was all cracked and in shambles. As I worked on this full restoration project over these last few weeks, I wanted to do the best of my ability for …

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Three Pink Koi

The commission for Three Pink Koi came about from a client coming into Pamela’s Studio, seeing her Three Koi (in orange Art Glass) and immediately commissioned a stained glass window using pink and cranberry Art Glass. Pink and cranberry glasses are gorgeous and use gold in their fabrication. The result …

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Raddatz Living Room

The style for these two stained glass window panels is inspired by the Arts & Crafts or Prairie movement, which is appropriate for the age and architecture of the home. The center diamond is beveled glass surrounded by elegant golds and sage green. The panels create a harmonious blending and …

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Wine Bar Window

Pamela was commissioned to create this large stained glass panel for interior designer, Shoshanna Datlow (Lifestyle Interiors). The window is featured in her client’s wine bar in a beautiful home in The Plains, Virginia. Pamela combined 100 year old restoration glass with newer glasses, and designed the window to look …

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Hot Air Balloon

The Hot Air Balloon is created with a multitude of beautiful colors and textured glasses. The orange and reds are a Water Glass which shimmers with light pouring through. The sky is a gorgeous turquoise glass with white wisps. The work was commissioned by a Hot Air Balloon enthusiast who …

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Three Koi Stained Glass

Pamela created this beautiful stained glass using the the most gorgeous Art glasses in her collection. It was Louis Comfort Tiffany who collaborated with the American Glass companies in the late 1800’s to create Art glass that blended multi colors for his landscapes, flowers, water, nature, etc. The Art glasses …

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1900 Stained Glass Window Restoration

This window panel from around 1900 was brought to Pamela for restoration. She first removed it from a decomposing wood frame. The outer green glass border was covered with paint, panes were broken, putty was falling out and it was in need of an intense restoration cleaning. The panel is …

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RESTORATION
Charles Gessford Historical Stained Glass Panels

I was commissioned to restore very significant historical stained glass panels that came from a a rowhouse on Capitol Hill. The home was built by one of Washington, D.C.’s most prolific architects, Charles Gessford (1831-1894). He was the most well-known architect in Capitol Hill in the late 19th century who …

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1910 Lamp Design

This beautiful lamp was given to Pamela to repair because some of the panes had cracked and needed replacing. The cranberry glass is stunning. And it is expensive because it is made with gold. But it is worth it when the lamp shade is illuminated!

Arts & Crafts Transom

This original design is inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright. Pamela used a very pale seeded green field to offset the linear design. The red rectangular accents add just the right amount of interest to compliment the golden water glass and olive green opal glass.

LEAVES French Doors

“LEAVES French Doors” Pamela was commissioned by McNeill + Baker Architects to design and create French doors in a beautiful home they are building. The privacy glass is called Winter Lake, one of her favorites. The reds and oranges are mouth blown handmade glass. The green leaves have a wonderful …

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The Rose Women

“The Rose Women” are custom panels that stretch over 6 feet high and were designed by Pamela Wright and Rob Morris of Morris-Day Architects. The great Scottish artists, Charles Rennie MacIntosh and his wife Margaret MacDonald, inspired the design. The profile of the women in the photos, as well as …

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Sparta Panels

This panel, one of two, was designed for Rob Morris’ last home he created in Great Falls, Virginia. Rob loved William Morris, the incredible English artist, textile and wallpaper designer of the latter 1800’s. His work essentially spawned the Arts & Crafts and Art Nouveau movements. Rob placed William Morris’ …

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Restoration: Church Stained Glass Repair

Christian Fellowship Church Pamela was asked to repair two broken panes of glass in a beautiful and very large church stained glass panel. This was a very difficult challenge because the repair was to be done vertically due to the size of the entire panel. She brought her portable studio …

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McCormick & Schmick’s Lamp Resoration

McCormick & Schmick’s Restaurant This was a restoration project for McCormick & Schmick’s Restaurant. Many of the lamp’s panes were broken. They were removed and brought to Pamela’s studio where she was able to replace the broken glass panes with new and matching glass. They were then reinstalled and all …

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Arts & Crafts Entryway Door Panels

The Arts & Crafts movement in stained glass began in the later 1900’s and lasted into the beginning of the 20th century. The style is also known as Mission and one of the most famous proponents is Frank Lloyd Wright. Our clients wanted their four entryway door panels to exhibit …

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The Rose Woman

“The Rose Woman” is a custom panel that Pamela designed and fabricated for an architect whose home is done in the Arts & Crafts style. The great Scottish artists, Charles Rennie MacIntosh and his wife Margaret MacDonald, inspired the design. Look for the profile of the woman. The lovely rose …

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Restoration: Art Deco Panels

Restored Art Deco Panels Full restoration of two art deco panels. They are over 100 years old and 7 feet tall. Pamela completely dismantled the old panels, cleaned the glass panes, replaced the broken glass panes with antique glass and releaded the panels, restoring them to their original beauty. Then …

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Diamond Panel

This striking Diamond panel was commissioned for a powder room. It is a classic pattern, but the colors give it a contemporary twist. Since privacy was key, Pamela used a pale golden “pebbled” textured glass for the field, augmented by contrasting random darker golden diamonds. The border is a rich …

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