“Whether it’s blown, cast, cut, or colored, glass has endless artistic possibilities. The material was adopted by ancient Egyptians who used it to create trinkets and colored beads. From the 1st century onwards, the Romans used glass to create decorative vessels and mosaics. However, it wasn’t until the Middle Ages that artisans began painting the transparent material with colorful pigment to create vibrant stained glass designs.
Traditionally used to decorate the windows of European cathedrals, the art of glass painting has come a long way since its early beginnings. Today, artists are still practicing the age-old craft—often with their own modern twist.”
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