Glossary


Cracked Glass (Repairing)

Maintaining the originality is an important part of a proper restoration. Associated Crafts will repair all possible cracks to maintain the originality of your stained glass.

Cracked Glass (Repairing)

Maintaining the originality is an important part of a proper restoration. Associated Crafts will repair all possible cracks to maintain the originality of your stained glass.

Crackel (craquel) Glass

Antique glass with cracked texture which has been intentionally introduced during the cooling process.

Crackel (craquel) Glass

Antique glass with cracked texture which has been intentionally introduced during the cooling process.

Cruciform

Cross shaped.

Cruciform

Cross shaped.

Cusp

The projecting points formed by the intersection of two segmental arcs of foils.

Cusp

The projecting points formed by the intersection of two segmental arcs of foils.

D.A.

Machine-drawn antique glass.

D.A.

Machine-drawn antique glass.

Dalle de Verre

A thick slab of cast stained glass that is cut or broken and cemented into a panel with an epoxy adhesive matrix.

Dalle de Verre

A thick slab of cast stained glass that is cut or broken and cemented into a panel with an epoxy adhesive matrix.

Daylight

Visible opening size.

Daylight

Visible opening size.

Dichroic Glass

Space-age application of super thin, clear layers of metal oxides which allows for either transmitted or reflected color, depending on the viewers viewing position.

Dichroic Glass

Space-age application of super thin, clear layers of metal oxides which allows for either transmitted or reflected color, depending on the viewers viewing position.

Divider Bars

The tee bars used to join the panels of stained glass that make up an entire window.

Divider Bars

The tee bars used to join the panels of stained glass that make up an entire window.

Double Glazed

The use of two pieces of glass, one in front of the other, with an air space between for insulation. A frame that is designed to house both the stained glass as well as the protective covering.

Double Glazed

The use of two pieces of glass, one in front of the other, with an air space between for insulation. A frame that is designed to house both the stained glass as well as the protective covering.