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3 Reasons Your Should Add Visiting Sainte Chapelle to Your Paris Bucket List

On 05, Oct 2018 | No Comments | In Aggrigate, Custom Stained Glass | By Martin Faith

For stained glass enthusiasts, art lovers, and architecture admirers, there are so many beautiful masterpieces throughout the world. One of our favorite stained glass collections is housed within the Sainte Chapelle located in the gorgeous, historical city of Paris. Their exquisite stained glass collection was built over 800 years ago during a time period where glass was a very rare commodity. This age and time period definitely gives you a deeper appreciation for the detail and size of this stained glass collection.

Why Sainte Chapelle Should be a Top Priority for Those Visiting Paris

Art lovers to stained glass enthusiasts and everyone in between can appreciate the extraordinary intricate designs shown throughout each individual stained glass piece. With 15 windows that each about 50 feet in height, these windows are composed of 1,113 individual stained glass windows that all showcase scenes and religious figures from the New and Old Testament. Amazing storytelling is conveyed throughout this incredible structure that makes you wonder how it’s survived this long considering how it seems like the church is made completely of stained glass. These incredible stained glass features reflect the famous Gothic style. The church itself houses some incredible historical relics that are significant to Christianity as well as the history of France.

Taking Inspiration from Sainte Chapelle for Your Austin Church, Home, or Business

Sainte Chapelle is such a noteworthy, powerful masterpiece that sets the standard for religious storytelling. Finding inspiration for your custom stained glass for your Austin church, home, or business from Sainte Chapelle is always a wonderful idea. Custom stained glass gives anyone the opportunity to showcase important messages and symbolism. Great for your Austin church, inspire your congregation with individualized significant biblical values.

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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.