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ALL PICTURED ITEMS ARE OWNED BY FLUMINALIS , DO BELONG TO FLUMINALIS AND ARE IN POSSESSION OF FLUMINALIS CHURCH INTERIORS B.V.
Stained glass is one of our specialities. We havea fine collection of both church and domestic pieces by many of the greatest Victorian studios.
Our glass department does have a wide range of decorative glass. All kind of large till small church windows. We have delivered worldwide all kinds of windows. Windows for private chapels. Decorative glass windows. Many unique pieces. Daily new arrivals.
The term stained glass can refer to the material of coloured glass or the craft of working with it. Throughout its thousand-year history, the term "stained glass" was applied almost exclusively to the windows of churches, cathedrals, and other significant buildings. Although traditionally made in flat panels and used as windows, the creations of modern stained glass artists also include three-dimensional structures and sculpture. Stained glass windows were commonly used in churches for decorative and informative purposes. Many windows are donated to churches by members of the congregation as memorials of loved ones. Stained glass windows in houses were particularly popular in Victorian era and many domestic examples survive. In their simplest form they typically depict birds and flowers in small panels, often surrounded with machine-made cathedrall glass, which, despite what the name suggests, is pale-coloured and textured. Some large homes have splendid examples of secular pictorial glass. Many small houses of the 19th and early 20th centuries have leadlight windows. The design of a window may be non-figurative or figurative; may incorporate narratives drawn from the Bible, history, or literature; may represent saints or patrons, or use symbolic motifs, in particular armorial. Windows within a building may be thematic, for example: within a church - episodes from the life of Christ; within a parliament building - shields of the constituencies; within a college hall - figures representing the arts and sciences; or within a home - flora, fauna, or landscape. Fluminalis Church Interiors Horssen Holland since 1972
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