Stained Glass Restoration Project Chateau-Verdun, France I recently had the honor of beginning a large stained glass restoration project at the Chateau Gudanes in the south west of France. The project includes the restoration of two very large windows that are in the vestibule of the Chateau and two beautifully …
Probably the most important repair of any stained glass window for Pamela was this original Tiffany stained glass window. The crack was barely visible in a lower left hand corner. But it was the joy of having this incredible work of Art in her studio that was a career highlight. …
This lovely design in the style of the Arts & Crafts movement shows how simple and beautiful go hand-in-hand. The cranberry glass changes color with the daylight. One of Pamela’s favorites.
Simple but powerful design with an interplay of textures and prismatic light. The clients commissioned the panel for an entryway door.
When Pamela received the two vintage stained glass door panels, they were in a very bad state. Over 100 years of grime layered the glass and the lead was badly deteriorated. A full restoration was required to return these beautiful panels to their original glory.
Orchids in an array of mosaics. Multi colored glasses surrounded by broken pieces of tempered glass. A joy to create!
The beveled squares used in the entryway door and sidelights offer an elegant geometric design. The oval entryway windows feature lovely water and antique glass. Classic designs with a pink twist.
Pamela created a Victorian style stained glass for a client who designed a room specifically for this work.
This lovely Victorian stained glass window is well over one hundred years old. Pamela replaced the disintegrating lead and broken glass to restore it to its original beauty.
Prairie Window Restoration A large 100 year old window with three separated panels was brought to Pamela. The client asked if she could make one large window panel. Pamela disassembled the old stained glass window, cleaned the glass like new, releaded, puttied and added patina. The photos show the journey.
Pamela teamed up with interior designer, Rose DiNapoli, to design the stained glass windows for a 100 year old home in Washington, D.C. The actual motif for the Fleur de Lis came from the Basilica in Lourdes, France, where they visited while taking a break from restoring the stained glass …
The bevels, forming a circular floral motif, create a strong and beautiful focal for this Victorian style transom. The colors of muted orange and amber add beauty to the overall design, as does the use of two different textured clear glasses to emphasize the bevels.
The inspiration for this design came from perusing a stained glass catalogue printed during Victorian times. Pamela chose the lovely floral motif and expanded the design using repetion with connecting lines and ovals. Pale peach and green glasses contrast beautifully adjacent to the moss textured clear glass.
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.
A client requested a large interior panel to partition his patio office from his home. The design gives a nod to stained glass designs from the late 1800’s to the early 1900’s. The floral focal is a blue water glass. The border is a vintage beautiful Art glass.
Pamela designed this transom window with a nod towards Frank Lloyd Wright. The clients chose the color scheme for their 100 year old townhouse in Washington, D.C. which fits their entryway.
This laylight, inspired by the Arts & Crafts movement, was created to be installed in a ceiling above a staircase in a home built over 100 years ago.
A commission for a full restoration of an entryway door. Pamela suggested that adding a band of color would give it some interest, and the owner chose emerald green. The large handmade glass nuggets are beautiful and prismatic, as is the beveled border.
The large panel came to Pamela with broken glass and in need of a full restoration. The picture shows Pamela’s completed work, hanging in the client’s home.
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. The two panels were brought to Pamela, literally hanging by a thread. These are very old leaded glass panels feature …