Glossary


Rondel (Roundel)

Round spun disk of stained glass with a punty mark in the center.

Rondel (Roundel)

Round spun disk of stained glass with a punty mark in the center.

Rose Window

A circular window divided by tracery usually on the large west wall of a cathedral.

Rose Window

A circular window divided by tracery usually on the large west wall of a cathedral.

S.A.

Semi-antique glass.

S.A.

Semi-antique glass.

Saddle Bar

A metal bar attached to the inside of a stained glass panel and secured to the window jambs to prevent bulging or sagging, or secondary structural elements set into the window frame and attached to the window panels by solder and copper wires to provide additional bracing and support.

Saddle Bar

A metal bar attached to the inside of a stained glass panel and secured to the window jambs to prevent bulging or sagging, or secondary structural elements set into the window frame and attached to the window panels by solder and copper wires to provide additional bracing and support.

Sanctuary

The area of the church where the altar is located.

Sanctuary

The area of the church where the altar is located.

Sand Carving

Abrasive etching done deeper and in layers, creating a sculpture effect.

Sand Carving

Abrasive etching done deeper and in layers, creating a sculpture effect.

Sandblasting

The technique of blowing abrasive materials under pressure onto the glass surface to etch away part of the glass.

Sandblasting

The technique of blowing abrasive materials under pressure onto the glass surface to etch away part of the glass.

Sash

The window frame.

Sash

The window frame.

Seedy Glass

Glass that has tiny bubbles through out.

Seedy Glass

Glass that has tiny bubbles through out.

Semi Antique Glass

Manchin-drawn transparent glass made to imitate the look of antique glass. Also called D.A., S.A., G.N.A., F.N.A. and New antique.

Semi Antique Glass

Manchin-drawn transparent glass made to imitate the look of antique glass. Also called D.A., S.A., G.N.A., F.N.A. and New antique.