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Plating in Stained Glass: Experience the beauty
Glass Craftsman (2011)
  • Robert N Oddy, Syracuse University
“Plating” is a piece of stained glass jargon. It refers to the practice of using more than one layer of glass in the construction of a panel. The layers are not fused together. They are simply stacked up, one on top of another and joined by soldering foil or came. I would like to spend a little time on the reasons for using this plating technique. In a future article I may say more about the techniques themselves, but the why’s are more important than the how’s.
  • Stained glass,
  • art,
  • plating,
  • stained glass artwork.
Publication Date
Winter 2011
Publisher Statement
The downloadable article is the final manuscript of the article, Plating in Stained Glass: Experience the beauty, published in Glass Craftsman. All rights reserved to the author, Robert Oddy. The article is under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 Licenses
Citation Information
Robert N Oddy. "Plating in Stained Glass: Experience the beauty" Glass Craftsman Iss. 220 (2011)
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