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To order hard copies of the Briefs, see Printed Publications. In its molten state, it can be spun, blown, rolled, cast in any shape, and given any color.

Once cooled, it can be polished, beveled, chipped, etched, engraved, or painted.

Despite the availability of good natural ingredients, each of these early American glassmakers eventually failed due to production and managerial difficulties.

Despite many failed starts, the War of 1812, and British competition, American glass production increased steadily throughout the 19th century.

For this reason, virtually all repair or restoration work undertaken on stained and leaded glass must be done by professionals, whether the feature is a magnificent stained glass window or a clear, leaded glass storefront transom.

Before undertaking any repair work, building owners or project managers should screen studios carefully, check references, inspect other projects, and require duplicate documentation of any work so that full records can be maintained. Glassblowers were among the founders of Jamestown in 1607, and early glass manufacturing was also attempted in 17th-century Boston and Philadelphia.

A number of notable churches, large mansions, civic buildings, and other prominent buildings boast windows or ceilings by La Farge, Tiffany, Connick, or one of many other, lesser-known, American masters, but stained or leaded glass also appears as a prominent feature in great numbers of modest houses built between the Civil War and the Great Depression.

This Brief gives a short history of stained and leaded glass in America.

Despite many failed starts, the War of 1812, and British competition, American glass production increased steadily throughout the 19th century.

For this reason, virtually all repair or restoration work undertaken on stained and leaded glass must be done by professionals, whether the feature is a magnificent stained glass window or a clear, leaded glass storefront transom.

Before undertaking any repair work, building owners or project managers should screen studios carefully, check references, inspect other projects, and require duplicate documentation of any work so that full records can be maintained. Glassblowers were among the founders of Jamestown in 1607, and early glass manufacturing was also attempted in 17th-century Boston and Philadelphia.

A number of notable churches, large mansions, civic buildings, and other prominent buildings boast windows or ceilings by La Farge, Tiffany, Connick, or one of many other, lesser-known, American masters, but stained or leaded glass also appears as a prominent feature in great numbers of modest houses built between the Civil War and the Great Depression.

This Brief gives a short history of stained and leaded glass in America.

(And although stained and leaded glass is found nationwide, the manufacturing was based in the Northeast and Midwest, where good natural ingredients for glass, and coal reserves for the kilns were available.