Dalle de Verre

Dalle de Verre is a lovely artistic form that adds instant color and personality to any room. This bold, eye-catching stained glass style uses thick slabs of faceted glass to refract light and color and has a similar aesthetic to mosaic and abstract compositions. We are proud to be the trusted Dalle de Verre experts in Colorado Springs, offering Dalle Glass restoration, repair, and design.

What Is Dalle Glass?
Dalle Glass is an abstract style of stained glass. The term “Dalle de Verre” comes from France and means “slabs of glass.” The glass used is much thicker than normal stained glass windows. The technique was originally created by Jean Gaudin in 1930, a famous Parisian artist who had a strong passion for mosaics.

Dalle Glass is produced by cutting out shapes from colored slabs of glass. These slabs are usually about 1 inch thick or greater. The glass is shaped, then enhanced around the edges using a chisel and hammer. This produces a faceted aesthetic and helps the glass catch light from various angles. The perfected pieces are then arranged in a design on a bed of flat sand. Next, a mortar is produced by pouring epoxy onto the sand. More sand is added (often a darker color) to fill in the remaining spaces and give the composition a finished look.

Dalle de Verre Restoration & Repair
In the U.S., Dalle Glass was very popular in the 1960s and 70s. Many of the works produced at this time are now reaching an age where they are about 50-60 years old and are beginning to show the initial signs of deterioration. We have found that one of the most common issues with Dalle Glass is that [...]

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Painted Glass for Southern Colorado
For over 25 years, Colorado Springs Stained Glass has been the leading stained glass studio in the Colorado Springs metro area. We design and manufacture every type and style of stained glass and painted glass and have worked with dozens of homeowners, businesses, and churches in the Colorado Springs area. Our painted glass panels are completely customized to your exact needs and specifications and can be created with any color, artistic design, or image you desire.

Commercial Painted Glass
We are always happy to partner with business owners in Colorado Springs on their building or architectural renovations by providing them with a painted glass feature their business and customers can enjoy. Painted glass makes a unique additional to any hotel, restaurant, or retail store and is a great way to add a custom sign or colorful lighting to your building. For commercial projects, we can not only offer the expertise of our skilled design team, but we can also assist with the installation process as well.

Painted Glass Windows for Churches
If you’re looking for someone who can design or restore a painted glass window for your church, temple, synagogue, or cathedral, we can help. Our stained glass studio can create a beautiful painted glass window with biblical imagery or religious symbols to represent the ideals and beliefs of your church and bring joy to the members of your congregation. And we’re also experts at stained glass repair and restoration. Our team can go to work to revitalize and rejuvenate any aging windows in your church as well as those that have been damaged by hail.

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