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Dalle windows by G. Loire

Dalle windows by G. Loire

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"Faceted glass, a new type of thick stained glass, was invented in France in the early 20th century. Inch-thick colored glass bricks were chipped or faceted on the inner surface to give a jewel-like effect to incoming light. No metal paint was used on the glass. The shaped glass was set into epoxy or cement rather than lead, and installed like wall sections. Grace Cathedral has 24 faceted windows by Gabriel Loire of Chartres, one of the best-known artists in the medium. High up in the nave clerestory are faceted Loire windows of Human Endeavor, made possible by the sustaining power of divine grace. Outstanding 20th century Americans represent various fields -- Albert Einstein and his E=mc2 formula -- Natural Science, still-living John Glenn -- Exploration, Justice Thurgood Marshall -- Law, Jane Addams -- Social Work, San Francisco-born poet Robert Frost -- Letters, etc.

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