Chateau de Gudanes

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 …

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Restoration Victorian Stained Glass Window

Victorian Stained Glass Window

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

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.

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.

Emerald Green Edwardian Entryway

Emerald Green Edwardian Entryway

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.

Frank Lloyd Wright Restoration

Frank Lloyd Wright Restoration

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.

Irises with Edwardian Border

The Irises came to Pamela’s studio with broken pieces and deteriorating copper foil. Pamela redesigned the border irises, keeping with the integrity of the overall design. She then added a double border. The cobalt blue creates a wonderful juxtaposition of color abutting the floral design. The outer border was inspired …

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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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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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