Latest Stained glass Stories

2014-08-08 12:24:34

The Unique, Historic Stained Glass Windows of St. Vincent and Sarah Fisher Center on display in Detroit DETROIT, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- St. Vincent and Sarah Fisher Center is pleased to present the "Windows of Opportunity," which will be on display at the Detroit Historical Museum's Community Gallery Oct. 11 through Dec. 28, 2014. The exhibit is a series of Mother Goose nursery rhyme -themed stained glass windows that were created for the Center in 1929 and offer...

2014-07-14 08:23:24

WASHINGTON, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- What better day than the 14(th) of July, France's national day, for American Friends of Chartres (AFC) to launch its first Crowdfunding Campaign on razoo.com/story/American-Friends-Of-Chartres. This is to finance an unprecedented project: the restoration of a 20 foot high 13(th) century stained-glass window from Chartres Cathedral, France, which will then travel to the United States for exhibit in a major American Museum. Notre-Dame...

2014-03-07 23:02:03

Glass Doctor can fix the pain of what to do with old, unused and nearly forgotten glass with these five unique ways to repurpose glass. Waco, Texas (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 Don’t throw away old, unused glass jars and containers while spring-cleaning. Glass Doctor can fix the pain of what to do with old, unused and nearly forgotten glass with these five unique ways to repurpose glass. Light them up. Start your spring and summer nightly barbeques off right by using old mason jars and...

2013-12-25 23:01:26

After 40 years in business, Gaslight Time in Brooklyn, N.Y. has closed its doors for good. The contents of the home, shop and personal collection of proprietor Randy Gottesfeld will be headlining the 300 lot auction at Fontaine’s Auction Gallery in Pittsfield Mass. on January 11, 2014. Pittsfield, MA (PRWEB) December 25, 2013 After acquiring and restoring his historic Brooklyn brownstone in the 1970’s, Randy Gottesfeld interest turned to 19th century lighting and continued with clocks...

2013-09-01 23:04:39

Window Cleaning Los Angeles offers a wide range of window cleaning services and a network of specialists in home residential window cleaning, high-rise commercial window cleaning, rain gutter cleaning services and repair, glass repair and stained glass restoration. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) August 31, 2013 Window Cleaning Los Angeles is proud to announce their official launch. Although they have been in business for some time now, most of their services have been B2B and under the...

Fossil Amber Offers New Insights Into Glass Formation
2013-05-15 08:39:20

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In a new study from researchers at Texas Tech University, scientists have discovered that the structure of amber barely changes even after tens of millions of years. A report of the research, published in Nature Communications, could help answer fundamental questions about how glasses form. "What we found was that in 20 million years, the amber changed density by only 2.1 percent. What we found challenges the way we look at...

2011-04-19 14:30:00

DETROIT, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- April is Glass Month and to celebrate, The Education Experience at St. Vincent and Sarah Fisher Center is pleased to announce the public display of the stained glass windows from the original children's residence, built in 1929 by Charles and Sarah Fisher. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110404/MM76846LOGO) "As we move forward with our new services, we thought this was a good opportunity to remember where we came from," said...

Word of the Day
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.