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This article tells you everything you need to know about colorful and decorative glass. It discusses the uses, resources, and stores involving decorative glass. Read on to learn more.

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Colored glass has lifted the spirits of people for many centuries, notably in the rich, stained glass windows in churches, temples, and chapels

Colored glass has lifted the spirits of people for many centuries, notably in the rich, stained glass windows in churches, temples, and chapels. Stained glass windows also adorned castles of old, and were used in grand urban train stations, museums, and libraries.

In residential use, common colored glass decoration ranges from shelves of bottles, vases, and other objects, to artistic stained glass pieces hung in window frames, and Tiffany-style chandeliers and lampshades. Craftsman style architecture, in particular, often features colored glass in windows and light fixtures.

What are some other ways home remodelers are using decorative glass to enrich their homes? The vibrancy and depth of color, combined with the reflective quality of glass, results in a unique and dramatic effect. Glass tiles are suitable for both internal and external applications, as they are impervious to frost, sunlight, and water. They are easy to clean, maintain, and they never discolor.

Here are some resources to spark your imagination for bringing the unique qualities of colored glass into your home environment. You'll find inspiration for such applications as:

  • Kitchen backsplashes
  • Bathroom floors
  • Showers
  • Borders
  • Tabletops
  • Pools
  • Spas
  • Garden Walls
  • Waterfalls

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