24 June 2019

Stained “Glass” Window Prop

We were involved in an interesting project recently where we needed to manufacture an enormous stained glass window in the form of a giant map which, for health and safety reasons and due to weight restrictions, wasn’t glass.

Photo Stained Glass Window Prop

The completed piece was 2.4 metres wide and 6 metres high. The lead detail on the map formed the boundaries between countries and each of these had its own colourway and unique veining. A huge amount of research was done in respect of transparent, natural mediums, i.e. marble, alabaster and onyx. To create the desired effect we used a variety of resins and pigments, all of which were hand applied and precisely worked.

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