Whittemore-Durgin Stained Glass Supplies, 825 Market St.,
Rockland MA 02370
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Clear glass bevels were used in relatively large quantities in Victorian era windows. Many beautiful examples survive today in fine old houses and older public buildings such as libraries, schools and municipal buildings of various types.
These high quality groups of bevelled glass pieces are intended as centerpieces for ornate windows, sidelights or transoms. You can design any sort of surrounding area as a background, using clear glue chip, opal, or cathedral glass in limitless design. The clear glass is 3/16" thick and the width of the bevel is 1/2".
insouciant (in-SOO-see-uhnt; French: an-soo-SYAHN), adjective: Marked by lighthearted unconcern or indifference; carefree; nonchalant.
These bevels have been lounging about here in a storage closet, nonchalantly sporting a unique and colorful embossed design for which we have no explanation.
5-5/16" x 4" x 3/8"
During the Victorian era, stained glass artisans often included glass "jewels" in the windows they created for their wealthy patrons. These craftsmen used the jewels to create a frame to encircle important parts of the design, or studded the repetitious border with jewels, alternating them with plain strips of colored glass. They might also use these jewels to depict the centers of flowers, or to emphasize important centers of interest.
GLASS GLOBS, or "Nuggets" if you prefer a more elegant term. These are oval to circular glass drops with a flat back. No two are exactly alike, because they are made in somewhat the same way cookies are made, on a sheet in an oven.
LAMPSHADE FRUITS - Curved panes made in the shape of fruit. These are exact replicas of the pieces used in the shades of the turn of the century. Made from 1/8" opalescent glass in suitable colors.
Hundreds of thousands of stenciled glass pieces were used in stained glass windows during the latter 19th and early 20th centuries . Many can be seen today in older churches.
This series contains items of interest for the whole family and then some. The black enamel is fired on at temperature of 1300 degrees so that it becomes part of the surface of the glass These silhouette medallions are suitable for wrapping in lead and hanging alone, or for inclusion in a larger panel or window. You may choose between clear seedy glass or medium amber crape pattern for any of this selection. A silhouette medallion, used properly, can economically transform a simple window project into an interesting study.
These versatile discs are flat, clear window glass onto which multicolored figures and scenes are fired on at 1200 degrees so that the subjects actually fuse to the glass to become part of the surface.
You can wrap a single one in lead or foil and hang it to catch the sun in your window, or you can incorporate it into a larger project by adding a border.