Glossary


Reflected Glass

Light being reflected off the surface of glass as opposed to transmitted light.

Reflected Glass

Light being reflected off the surface of glass as opposed to transmitted light.

Reglet

A "U" shaped groove in wood or stone used for setting a window.

Reglet

A "U" shaped groove in wood or stone used for setting a window.

Reinforcing Rod

Galvanized steel rods of bars used to prevent a stained glass window from sagging of bowing.

Reinforcing Rod

Galvanized steel rods of bars used to prevent a stained glass window from sagging of bowing.

Renaissance

The reintroduction of classical styles in the 15th and 16th centuries.

Renaissance

The reintroduction of classical styles in the 15th and 16th centuries.

Rendering

A thumbnail sketch, which is usually a color sketch of the proposed window(s).

Rendering

A thumbnail sketch, which is usually a color sketch of the proposed window(s).

Reredos

The screen at the back of the altar.

Reredos

The screen at the back of the altar.

Ring Mottled

Opaque glass with spots of a translucent color.

Ring Mottled

Opaque glass with spots of a translucent color.

Ripple Glass

Machin-rolled glass, the rippled texture of which is imprinted from the roller.

Ripple Glass

Machin-rolled glass, the rippled texture of which is imprinted from the roller.

Rolled Glass

Sheet glass formed by a roller flattening the glass into sheets.

Rolled Glass

Sheet glass formed by a roller flattening the glass into sheets.

Romanesque

A style founded on Roman principles, most prevalent in architecture in western Europe from the ninth through the twelfth centuries.

Romanesque

A style founded on Roman principles, most prevalent in architecture in western Europe from the ninth through the twelfth centuries.