is a Christian background theme
page based on beautiful stained glass found in many Christian
churches. Throughout its thousand-year history the term "stained glass"
has been applied almost exclusively to the windows of churches,
cathedrals and other significant buildings. The purpose of a
stained glass window is not to allow those within a building to see out
or even primarily to admit light but rather to control it. For
this reason stained glass windows have been described as 'illuminated wall decorations'.
Above you see a sample of how a web page title could be inserted into
the stained glass title image created for this set. A blank of
clip art is in the .zip file
below. If you don't have a graphic
program capable of inserting a page title, e-mail
me and I
it for you as
time allows. Below you will find the Christian stained glass
graphic divider and bullet designed for this page. Blank buttons
plus samples are included as shown on the page in the zip file.
Christian stained glass
coordinating navigation graphics that could be placed at the
bottom of each page if appropriate are also included.
Many large windows
have withstood the test of time and remained substantially intact since
the late Middle Ages. In Western Europe they constitute the major
form of pictorial art to have survived.
The design of a
church window may be non-figurative or figurative. It may
incorporate narratives drawn from the Bible, episodes from the life of
Jesus, or represent saints or patrons.
Christian churches of the 4th and 5th centuries there are many
remaining windows which are filled with ornate patterns of
thinly-sliced alabaster set into wooden frames, giving a stained-glass
used for the sample title and buttons above is called: "Lucidia
you may download the .zip file
includes the Christian stained glass graphics, clip art, instructions
template. Do not link to the graphics on this page!
Please note that this set is free to use on personal websites only
(donations are always appreciated). Those sites that hope to
generate income (business site) there is a one time $10 minimum
requested donation payable through Pay Pal.
Whether it is a commercial or personal web site, a
text link to this
site MUST appear on all pages you use these designs on. Below
is a suggested format:
is a home based graphic design and drafting firm that has been in
since 1978. It is owned and operated by Kythera
If you would like to commission a specially designed theme or graphic
send an e-mail.
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