|While many studios claim to produce "stained glass", very few know how to do
glass staining or painting. Instead, most small studios usually just make glass
panels using copper-foil technique, doing no painting at all. Larger studios
usually produce leaded windows, a technique dating back to the ninth century.
Glass painting and staining, and then firing the glass in a kiln, requires more
skill, but results in far more detail, letting the artist express concepts more
clearly. Here are some examples...