Stained glass began to be used in the early 17th century, and was widely used in churches and monasteries.
There is no doubt that the use of adored glass as one of the elements of modern home decor, gives a classic touch to the appearance of the home interior as a whole.
Here are the top 8 uses of stained glass for your home décor.
1- The main windows in the bathroom
Tinted or plain stained glass can be used as main bathroom windows, or directly near the bathtub. it adds a beautiful touch to your bathroom on the one hand, and it gives the character of privacy, as the glass allows light to pass through, but prevents vision.
2- Clerestory stained glass
It is another use of stained glass in the bathroom. Where it is used as glass in the upper windows of the bathroom walls. You can choose the degree of transparency that suits you so that the stained glass can add a colorful light to the view.
3- Home door frame
it can be used as a frame for the house door. Especially if the door also has glass inlays.
4- Use in lobby windows
it can be used as a substitute for regular glass in foyer windows. It is a popular use for those who want to give their home an authentic Victorian touch.
5- Use in transom windows
Stained glass is preferred for transom windows if the ceilings are vaulted, and transom windows are usually above windows or doors. The use of semi-circular patterns, as well as colored stained glass, enhances the classic look of the home.
6- Interior Transom Window
Transom windows are also commonly used in old home decorations and are useful for increasing the light inside the house, and the use of it increases the beauty of that lighting.
7- Panoramic windows
It is also called a wall window, which is to make one of the walls made of glass.
This type of décor is considered to take advantage of a wonderful view outside the house, and transparent glass is preferred. But if the view outside is not panoramic enough, it is preferable to use it, as it can benefit from the increased light transmittance inside the room, in addition to the wonderful effects of stained glass.
8- Rose window
Usually, this window is designed in a circular shape. Its use was popularized in churches.
The rose window is a highly specialized pattern of it, and it can be placed either in the foyer to increase the lighting, or as a window for the stairs. In all cases, it will be well received by your guests.
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