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Feb
2019

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What Do The Stained Glass Windows On Your Fort Worth Church Signify?

On 27, Feb 2019 | No Comments | In Stained Glass | By fwsgadmin

Stained Glass And Its Symbolic Meanings

Here in Fort Worth, as you likely know, is full of absolutely lovely stained glass. All around our lovely city, churches, and chapels large and small, have some of the most outstanding stained glass to grace the house of God. But, what many people don’t understand about stained glass here in Fort Worth and around the world is– the stained glass designs and even colors have extremely deep meaning. In fact, almost all stained glass in churches is symbolic of other deeper concepts. And in fact, besides being lovely, stained glass has meaning too. If you want to know what the stained glass in your Fort Worth church represents read below to find out more.

Why Symbols And Colors Were Used On Stained Glass

In churches here in Fort Worth, and around the world for that matter, are full of symbols on wood carvings, on tapestries and stained glass. While stained glass windows were made to be gorgeous, they also were used as an education tool. You see, since poor people in the very distant past, were unable to read, the church, by using pictures, symbols, and colors, were able to educate the commoners by using stained glass as a picture book. In fact, stained glass windows were called “ The Bible of the Poor” since they were so heavily involved in instructing illiterate peasants. However, even after reading became commonplace, these symbols, and colors, already established in their meaning, continued to be used as choices to convey a spiritual message.

Common Stained Glass Symbols And Colors And Their Meaning

Jesus:  Lifelike images, crosses, lambs, shepherds

The Holy Spirit: flames, winds, a white dove

The Saints: a man or woman; symbols associated with them, the manner in which they were martyred him or her

Virgin Mary: A female figure often wearing blue, the color blue

 

Stained Glass Color Symbolism

Black: Death
Blue: Heavenly Love, Virgin
Brown: Death
Grey: Mourning, Humility
Green: Spring, Charity, Life over death
Purple: Royalty God The Father
Red: Love, Hate, Martyred
Violet: Love, Truth, Passion, Suffering
White/Gold: Innocence, Holiness
Yellow: Jealousy, Treason, Deceit

If your Fort Worth church has stained glass that you would like to restore, repair and ultimately preserve for the next generation, contact us at Fort Worth Stained Glass today!

 

 

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Mar
2018

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Tips & Ideas for Incorporating Stained Glass in Your Fort Worth Kitchen

On 19, Mar 2018 | No Comments | In Stained Glass | By fwsgadmin

Spring is here! Now is the time of year to tackle that long list of home improvement projects. If you’re thinking about redecorating or remodeling your kitchen, one addition you should definitely consider is stained glass. In Fort Worth, kitchen stained glass is all the rage right now. Not only does stained glass make a stunning addition to a kitchen, but it also adds utility and privacy too!
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Our 5 Favorite Places to Install Stained Glass in Your Fort Worth Home That You Wouldn’t Expect

According to the Dallas Business Journal, Fort Worth is forecasted to be the second largest housing market in the US in 2018. For Worth residents agree that it’s a great time to add some equity to their home, increase curb appeal, and take advantage of the current state of Fort Worth’s real estate market. Are you looking for some small, unique home renovations that are a great ROI? Have you considered installing stained glass but aren’t sure of placement? Here are our five favorite places to install stained glass in any Fort Worth home; we hope these unique ideas will inspire you!
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Greene & Greene Stained Glass Doors for Your Fort Worth Entryway

During the Arts and Crafts movement, Charles Sumner Greene and and Henry Mather Greene, also known as Greene and Greene, were influential architects. Greene and Greene are well known for their houses and larger scale ultimate bungalows, which really defined the Arts and Crafts style. One of their more popularly designed successes was the “Tree of Life” stained glass door they created in one of their constructed California homes. Fort Worth is well known for having beautiful bungalow and craftsman style homes, making the Greene and Greene stained glass doors a perfect addition to your Fort Worth entryway.
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May
2017

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Custom Stained Glass As The Perfect Unique Wedding Gift!

On 17, May 2017 | No Comments | In Stained Glass | By fwsgadmin

Stained Glass For Spring Weddings In Fort Worth

The days are long and filled with the smell of flowers blooming. The birds have returned from their winter journey and you in Texas you can just feel the renewal that spring brings with it. For those with family and friends planning to get married this spring or summer, you can just feel the love in the air. That is because this is the season of love and as such the season of weddings. Read more…

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Feb
2016

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Beautiful residential stained glass

On 15, Feb 2016 | No Comments | In Stained Glass | By fwsgadmin

Are you looking to add the most beautiful and highest quality hand crafted stained glass to your Fort Worth home? If so, we would love to tell you about our custom design process. With our custom designed residential stained glass, Fort Worth TX homeowners can have the styles and designs that they have always wanted. The styles and designs that complement their homes’ architecture and period. The styles and designs that suit their personal tastes.

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