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.

Victorian Transom

When the Victorian transom was brought to Pamela, it was in a state of complete deterioration. The panel was over 100 years old and the lead was like tissue paper. The owner wanted it to be returned to its original glory and even enlarged by adding extra borders. Pamela began …

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Bevel Leaded Glass Cabinet Panel

This is an elegant example of using two privacy glasses, Water Glass and Glue Chip, to emphasize the design. Creating a border using bevels lends prismatic and light-enhancing beauty.

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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Raddatz Dressing Room Window

The Dressing Room needed privacy glass leaded windows to let in the light, but allow for privacy. Pamela designed the leaded panels to complement the beauty of the existing old 9 panel window, to complement its inherent beauty in the tradition of the French Quatrefoil (four leaf motif). The privacy …

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Diamond Leaded Entryway Door Panels

The Diamond pattern is a classic pattern dating back to early English grand homes from the 16th century. It was more stable than square cut panes, hence used more often. Pamela created these Entryway Door Leaded Panels to give an Old World look to a lovely older home.

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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Evans Farm Dining Room

Pamela designed and created three leaded glass windows for a lovely home in Evans Farm, McLean, Virginia. The center glass is an elegant pale gray Water Glass which shimmers beautifully as the light passes through. The field is privacy glass and the borders are prismatic bevels. The design of the …

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Evans Farm Entryway – Sidelights & Transom

Pamela designed and created the leaded glass Entryway (sidelights & transom) for a McLean, Virginia home. The center diamonds are a beautiful pale gray Water Glass which gives the design a wonderful definition. This Water Glass is no longer made and after calling all of her distributor contacts, she was …

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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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ART DECO Door and Cabinets

Pamela was commissioned to fabricate a door panel and two cabinets in the style of Art Deco. They were designed for a kitchen remodel by the very talented Elizabeth Mitchel, Partner of Finesse Design Remodeling and fabricated by Pamela in McLean Stained Glass Studios. Art Deco is an extraordinary art …

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HARRISON Master Bath Window

I was commissioned by the architectural firm of Ballard + Mensua to design and fabricate over 20 window panels. These consisted of the entryway, transoms throughout the home and this very large window panel for the Master Bath. This is a classic and traditional leaded glass design. The inside inverted …

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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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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.

MONUMENTS Transom

A private client wanted a transom for his front door depicting the Washington Monument, the Lincoln Memorial and the Capitol. I loved creating a stained glass panel with these historic buildings. I used different white and gray marble like glasses to contrast the shadowing. The blue sky is a beautiful …

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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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