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Architectural Glass Lead Ban Inspires Fused Commission The Madison Chapel Windows by Earthstar Glass

by Shawn Waggoner

 

Photos by Walt Schumacher Photography

 

Karen Reed, owner of Earthstar Glass, recently completed a commission for a hospital chapel in which the use of lead was not allowed due to its ban from healthcare facilities. Reed was able to create beautiful windows made from fused glass that perfectly fulfilled the desires of the donors and contained no lead.

 

This article was originally published on page 32 of the July/August 2013 issue of Glass Art.


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