Glossary


Goethe Glass

A clear blown glass without seeds or striation, just a slight surface distortion from the blowing process, similar to old window glass.

Goethe Glass

A clear blown glass without seeds or striation, just a slight surface distortion from the blowing process, similar to old window glass.

Gothic

A style, generally referring to architecture, found in western Europe from 12th through 16th centuries.

Gothic

A style, generally referring to architecture, found in western Europe from 12th through 16th centuries.

Granite Back Glass

Cathedral glass with a rolled bumpy, rough texture on one surface of the glass.

Granite Back Glass

Cathedral glass with a rolled bumpy, rough texture on one surface of the glass.

Grisaille

A panel or window of clear of light-colored glass painted with geometric or foliate designs. Sometimes used to refer to glass paints.

Grisaille

A panel or window of clear of light-colored glass painted with geometric or foliate designs. Sometimes used to refer to glass paints.

H Bar

An "H" shaped metal bar used as a support between two sections of a panel.

H Bar

An "H" shaped metal bar used as a support between two sections of a panel.

Halation

A phenomenon where light-colored glass, when surrounded by darker glass, seems to spread beyond actual boundaries, creating a halo effect.

Halation

A phenomenon where light-colored glass, when surrounded by darker glass, seems to spread beyond actual boundaries, creating a halo effect.

Hammered Glass

Cathedral glass with a tiny, tight, uniform pattern of round, smooth knobs.

Hammered Glass

Cathedral glass with a tiny, tight, uniform pattern of round, smooth knobs.

Hopper

A window whose sash is hinged at the bottom.

Hopper

A window whose sash is hinged at the bottom.

Iconography

A comprehensive plan for the subjects of works of art, not necessarily Christian.

Iconography

A comprehensive plan for the subjects of works of art, not necessarily Christian.

In Situ

In position.

In Situ

In position.