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Stained Glass

1. Glass colored by mixing pigments inherently in the glass, by fusing colored metallic oxides onto the glass, or by painting and baking colors onto the surface.  2. Popular name for leaded glass, the process of forming objects using pieces of colored glass or glass that has been painted with liquid enamel and then fired. Pieces are fitted into channels in a lead strip or joined together using copper or cement.

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