1. Painted glass. The color rests on the surface. If the painted glass is heated to fuse the two it is accomplished at a low temperature. 2. Stained glass. The coloring material alters the color of the glass, creating a permanent new color that may not extend through the whole thickness.

From The creation of color in eighteenth-century Europe by Sarah Lowengard

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  • European: 1400-1800
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  • Three cross sections of glass-coloring techniques, showing the relationship between the coloring source and the substrate. 1. Painted glass. The color rests on the surface. If the painted glass is heated to fuse the two it is accomplished at a low temperature. 2. Stained glass. The coloring material alters the color of the glass, creating a permanent new color that may not extend through the whole thickness.