The restoration and aging and irreplaceable windows requires exceptional skill. From handling massive, multi-layered installations to repainting delicate, 1800s grisaille, the work demands experience, knowledge and an artist’s eye. Explore a variety of our expert restorations, then watch as we
dissemble and restore and exquisite 1894 Tiffany.
St. John’s Lutheran Church – Hamlin, New York
Fully restored, late-Victorian aisle windows in opalescent and antique glass--cleaned and releaded with sections of broken glass repaired or replaced
Releaded and restored transept window with four lancets and intricate tracery.
Restoration of turn-of-the-century altar windows with alpha and omega medallions.
Individual aisle window, with repaired and releaded glass, fully restored.
Exterior view of the late-Victorian aisle window after restoration.
United Church of Marion – Marion, New York
Massive late-1800s altar window (20 by 30 feet) fully releaded and restored.
Detail of altar window tracery.
Complex tracery of restored, Victorian-era window made of opalescent.
Good Shepherd window, created with multi-layered opalescent glass, fully restored.
Central detail from restored Good Shepherd window highlighting variety of late-19th C. glass and Victorian painting style.
Lower right detail of restored Good Shepherd window highlighting handpainted shading and detailing.
St. John the Evangelist – Spencerport, New York
Handpainted European stained glass altar window in antique and cathedral glass. Layers of blue paint were removed from an earlier alteration, then the window was cleaned and restored to its original condition.
Full restoration of aisle window featuring 1800s handpainted Madonna and Child, broken pieces replaced and repainted, window fully releaded.
Detail of exquisite European handpainting on Madonna and Child.
Genesee Baptist Church – Rochester, New York
Total repair and restoration of church windows from the early 1900s. This 15 by 20 foot sanctuary window depicts Christ Knocking at the Door. All new leading and three vents installed.
Restoration detail of window's central painted section with beautiful, multi-layered opalescent glass.
Completely restored sanctuary window of plated opalescent and antique glass painted with the scene of Christ Teaching the Children. This massive window was completely releaded and restored.
Restoration detail of extensive, turn-of-the-century layered glass and handpainting in Christ Teaching the Children.
St Paul’s Episcopal Church – Rochester, New York
Tiffany's The Parable of the Talents, dated February, 1898--a 4 by 9 foot baptistery window crafted from up to four layers of opalescent glass with painted hands and faces and ornate borders. Fully repaired, cleaned, refoiled and releaded.
1898 Tiffany stained glass window entitled The Lord is My Shepherd. Multi-layered opalescent and painted glass--fully dissembled, cleaned, repaired and releaded.
Detail from The Parable of the Talents illustrating restored copper foil, layered opalescent glass and handpainting.
Detail of meticulous handpainting of Jesus's face set against layered, drapery glass of the robe.
Detail showing ornate motif of lower border created of multicolored opalescent glass and glass jewels.
Clifton Baptist Church – Clifton, New York
One of a set of five aisle windows featuring an extremely intricate Victorian floral design, created of opalescent glass. Fully releaded and restored.
Detail of lower memorial plaque created with multiple colors of opalescent glass employing traditional late-1800s motifs.
St. John’s Episcopal Church – Canandaigua, New York
High sanctuary window uncovered during church restoration. This severely damaged, mid-1800s European stained and painted glass window was fully repaired, releaded and handpainted to match 'fading' antique paint style.
Webster Presbyterian – Webster, New York
Total restoration of Good Shepherd window created in multi-layered, Victorian design. Hallway window from original church removed, releaded and restored for installation in newly built chapel.
Central detail of Good Shepherd showing restored multi-layered glass and handpainting.
United Methodist Church – Spencerport, New York
Rose Window from mid-1800s in painted and stained European glass (using silver stains). Measuring over 15 feet across, this window was repainted, releaded and fully restored.
Detail of intricate European handpainting on section of Rose Window.
Descending Dove tower window in opalescent and texture glass, 20th century style, fully restored.
Restored, mid-1900s transom window featuring Methodist symbol, in opalescent glass.
Unique, intricately-painted grisaille window in rear of sanctuary, made of antique glass in the mid-1800s -- handpainted in diamond shapes with wheat border motif, repainted and restored.
One of ten fully restored aisle windows in early 20th C. design using opalescent glass.