Opal and Opaque Glasses are semi-transparent and/or non-transparent and transform the crossing light into a damped, diffuse flare. Special glass composants added to the mixture of the glass provoke the opacity.
1064U opal on clear, light
1064U opal on clear, normal
1064U opal on clear, dense
1064U opal on clear, stormy
1064U opal on clear, cloudy shaded
1064U opal on clear, reamy
1064U opal dense on clear, reamy
1064U opal on clear, stormy, reamy
1064U opal on clear, crackled
3446U opaque on clear, normal
3446U opaque on clear, gradated shaded
3446U opaque on clear, marmorited
3446U opaque on clear, reamy
Lincoln, NE, USA
Artist: Jun Kaneko
The tower is about 16 m high and has a diameter of 230 cm. 80 panes of hand-blown Lambertsglas® were laminated onto safety glass (VSG). The entire engineering - statics, steel, lighting design and glass art - was taken over by Derix Glasstudios Taunusstein.
Execution: Derix Glasstudios Taunusstein
Photo: Karl Heinz Traut
Location: Lutherstadt Eisleben - Lutheran Church of St. Peter and Paul.
Total glazing of the eleven nave windows.
Artist: Günter Grohs
Description of execution: Lead glazing in different lead thicknesses with the use of
mouth-blown genuine antique glass (white to gray-blue) with different structures and bubbles,
partially opal and opaque flashed glass; stained glass with wiped black solder coatings and silver gel
silver gel applications.
Execution: Glasmalerei Peters Studios in collaboration with Günter Grohs.
Photographs: Frank Bilda