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Featured Custom Church Stained Glass Project: St. Edward’s

On 08, Sep 2022 | No Comments | In Aggrigate, Religious & Church Stained Glass | By Martin Faith

We’re honored to announce the recent completion of our custom church stained glass project in Pennsylvania. St. Edward’s Church was interested in creating a memorial piece to celebrate their recently passed pastor. They wanted to replace the big window that overlooked the street intersection in order to conceal this view during their services. After interviewing many studios about 2 years ago, they decided to go with our studio for this important project.

The Custom Church Stained Glass Construction Process for St. Edward’s

Due to the pandemic, we had to do work electronically instead of in person. We drew up several iterations of the tree of life design that the church initially wanted. However, during the design finalization process, our painted glass artist overheard Father Rick talking about doing a scene of Jesus on the Sea of Galilee for a future stained glass window because it was his favorite teaching from the Bible. She decided to create the design and present it to the church – they fell in love with the design and decided to choose this one instead. We wanted to capture a three-dimensional look, so our artist accomplished this through shading and painting. She also depicted a variety of different people with Jesus and created calming seas in order to show the calm after the storm. Despite the challenges of installation without removing the existing curtain wall, we were able to create a continuous piece.

Work With the Nation’s Number One Custom Church Stained Glass Expert

Stained Glass Austin is honored to be the number one custom church stained glass expert serving the nation. We’re grateful to have had the opportunity to design such a powerful, inspiring piece that also serves as a tribute to their late pastor. Once installed, members of the church were brought to tears in amazement. For more information, please contact us!

Martin Faith is a talented artisan, businessman, and collector of rare and antique stained glass windows. After moving to the United States from Scotland, Martin opened up his own studio which produces custom, handmade stained glass. He and his team have produced over 50,000 stained and leaded glass windows for over 12,000 customers of various styles including Art Noveau, Art Deco, Mission, Prairie, Greene & Greene, contemporary, and beveled glass. Martin's areas of expertise range widely and include historic glass preservation, religious stained glass, and restoration. His work adorns the walls of homes, businesses, and churches all throughout the city of Austin and the surrounding area.

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