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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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.

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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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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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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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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The Orange Tree

This window panel was created using many different shades and textures of green glass. The double border frames the design, showing it as a work of art.

Victorian Panel Restoration

This is a Victorian Panel that is over 100 years old, and was brought to us in a state of complete disintegration. The panel had belonged to client’s grandmother, and meant a lot to her. Not only was the lead in shambles but quite a few of the glass pieces …

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Lerner Sidelights and Transom

This design began with a classic styled transom but with a twist. The glass used is a gorgeous and very rare mouth blown golden glass, and each piece is a different shade of gold. The design extending down the sidelights had to flow perfectly with the transom. Tradional Georgian sidelights …

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