breakaway effects

Stain Glass

breakaway effects

We can produce quite intricate stain glass windows which are both leaded and coloured and can also be shaped, either working from a real original window or a 1:1 template supplied by you. Leading can be applied on one or both sides, and like the real thing, leaded sheets hold together when broken, although the lead can be cut and applied in sections to allow a sheet to break into separate pieces. We can form windows into shapes, either as a flat sheet in a shape, or adding a bow or dome across the plain of a sheet. Sheets can be poured as having a single colour, or for more intricate designs, it is also possible to paint clear breakaway sheet glass using the various available colours of FEV (French Enamel Varnish), which can be used in combination standard solid enamel paints, to produce quite intricate effects.
Breakaway stain glass windows are priced per square foot, plus any moulding, colouring, leading, setup & crating charges. Each piece is poured to size and cannot be adjusted once made, so its best to make absolutely sure of your sizes before you confirm an order. The largest size we usually make is (200cm x 100cm) or (6ft x 3½ft) and the thickness ranges from 4mm for the smallest upto 7mm for the largest sheets, but this is completely dictated by the size of a given sheet, and the thickness of the glass doesn’t correspond to its strength. Please note that as a thermoplastic material, sheet glass can contract by <1% from it’s original poured size depending on your ambient working temperature.
All stain glass windows are produced on an order by order basis. Manufacturing times depend on the size of an order, but rarely take more than one week from it being confirmed & paid for to being ready to collect, although very large orders can sometimes take longer.
We can ship our sheet glass (and variants) worldwide via road or air freight, but as a general rule sheet glass orders within England, Wales & Scotland are collected from us via direct collection arranged by the purchaser. Collected orders are packed into wooden crates to allow for transportation, but still need to be kept upright at all times.
Glass orders to be shipped internationally are further packed in a second sprung wooden crate, much like our patented ‘Boingy Box’ packing system, with a base pallet to keep the crate upright and allow easy transportation. This reduces the risk of breakages as much as is possible. Generally, shipping via air freight takes a day or so, but would be as far as the destination airport only. Road freight usually takes longer, but would be to your door. Please contact us if you require a shipping quote.

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