Transom stained glass designs

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Once upon a time, a transom window was added to a building to add more light and more ventilation. That was back in the days when windows were much smaller and fewer than they are now. But even today, although few transoms actually open, these windows are still used to let in more light and add interest to a space.

With transom stained glass, Denver residents can take full advantage of the design potential of transom windows. But before we get into that, perhaps you are scratching your head and wondering what the blankety-blank is a transom window?

Have you ever seen a small rectangular or half moon shaped window above a door, such as a front door to a home? That is one example of a transom window, perhaps the most common example. Transom windows sit atop other windows or doors, or are perched near the ceiling of a room. And as we said, their purpose is to let in more light. But with transom stained glass, Denver homeowners can turn them into pieces of art that pull together the whole look and feel of the room. And what if the room is too sunny? It’s possible! Then transom stained glass can block a bit of that sun and make the room both more gorgeous and more comfortable.

With transom stained glass, Denver clients choose their own styles and designs. Some prefer clear glass with a bit of color mixed in, as in the Mission style dating back to the early twentieth century. Others choose frosted and beveled glass for a colorless yet incredibly elegant appearance that will add interest to the room without clashing or being too predominant. And yet others ask for colorful designs, adding a vibrant pop of interest to the room.

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Click here to see some of the transom stained glass Denver customers have commissioned from us in our two plus decades in the stained glass business. Can you imagine any of these beauties in your home?

Click here to see our stained glass entryway gallery, to see how some of these lovely custom stained glass transoms look installed above a client’s front door. Did you notice how the entryways with the transoms let more light into the home than the ones without?

What sort of style would you like for your transom stained glass, Denver d├ęcor and design lovers? We are happy to come right to your home and show you all sorts of samples and photos and ideas. We are thrilled to collaborate with your on your own ideas.

For more information about transom stained glass, Denver or across Colorado, we hope you will give us a call today or contact us using our handy online contact form.

Martin Faith

Martin Faith is a talented artisan, collector of antique stained glass, and the owner of Stained Glass Denver. For over thirty years, Martin has been running his company in Denver using the techniques he learned as a stained glass artisan in Scotland. He has devoted his life's work to perfecting the art form and studying its history. Martin's company specializes in custom creations, which are made using the highest quality materials and authentic, original designs. In addition to residential and commercial stained glass, the company also offers services for churches and religious buildings. Over the years, Stained Glass Denver has completed numerous restorations of historic stained glass and produced over 50,000 windows.

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