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Sans Soucie Art Glass Facebook Page

November 10, 2009

Be sure to visit and become a fan of our Facebook page!   We update our page continually  with various posts, lots of photos, info. on recently completed projects, our blog posts and comments from our customers and friends! If you don't know…

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The U.S. Presidential Seal Etched & Carved in Glass by Sans Soucie

November 10, 2009

[caption id="attachment_575" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="The U.S. Presidential Seal Carved in Glass by Sans Soucie Art Glass Studios, Inc."][/caption] Sans Soucie Art Glass Studios, Inc, was selected to create a carved glass repre…

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Door & Window Glass: Coordinated Designs

November 10, 2009

[caption id="attachment_563" align="alignleft" width="298" caption=""Banana Leaves" Entry Glass"][/caption] The entry into your home will take on a stunning and highly custom effect when both the door and window glass feature coord…

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Custom Wrought Iron Gate Glass: Making an Entrance!

November 6, 2009

[caption id="attachment_541" align="alignleft" width="350" caption=""Leaf Gate", Frames by Smiley's Metal Craft, Inc."][/caption] Wrought iron gates transform into beautiful, illuminated works of art with decorative etched gla…

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Etched Glass Patterns: Matrix

October 29, 2009

Over the next few weeks, we're going to feature some of our most popular etched glass patterns.  Since any design, pattern or color can be etched in the glass, you can probably imagine that we've done a wide range of them over the years,…

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Glass Panels Separate with Style!

October 27, 2009

[caption id="attachment_505" align="aligncenter" width="567" caption=""Swan Song" Glass Panel Interior Partition"][/caption] Glass Panels are a fantastic way to separate an area.  Depending upon type of design applied to the glass,…

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Frosted Glass, Inside & Out!

October 22, 2009

[caption id="attachment_477" align="alignleft" width="239" caption="INSIDE View. Jagged Peaks all glass doors."][/caption] [caption id="attachment_475" align="alignleft" width="240" caption="OUTSIDE View."][/caption] What a difference a VI…

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Glass Doors Add a Level of Luxury

October 20, 2009

[caption id="attachment_451" align="alignleft" width="243"] "Metamorphosis" all glass doors, one of our Signature Design Styles.[/caption] All glass doors, also known as frameless doors, are really our "signature piece" at Sans Soucie Art Gla…

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Glass Doors For Oakland Raiders’ Al Davis

October 19, 2009

[caption id="attachment_433" align="alignleft" width="600"] Glass Doors for Al Davis, Raiders Football Team Owner[/caption] Glass Doors, also called all glass or frameless doors undoubtedly create a very "high-end" or upscale look to any ent…

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Stunning Curved Glass Shower Enclosure

October 15, 2009

We recently created and installed one of the most stunning showers we've ever done, in a beautiful custom home up in Northern California. Rather than a typical "square corner", this beautiful large shower enclosure features a large curved, la…

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Sans Soucie Art Glass on YouTube

October 14, 2009

Did you know that Sans Soucie Art Glass has its own YouTube Channel featuring a handful of great videos? That's right!  You can view a number of great videos featuring our different types of products like "Etched Glass Frameless Doors a…

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Etched Glass for your Pantry Door: From Classic to More Custom

October 14, 2009

Etched glass pantry door inserts are a very popular item seen in many homes.  Having an etched glass pantry door, rather than a plain solid door, will add a wonderful custom element and "open feel" to any kitchen. At Sans Soucie Art Glass, w…

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Color! Color! Painted glass in our etched glass designs

October 8, 2009

Click on any image in the blog to see the full size piece and enlarged photo! A great custom feature that is added an additional design element to many of our etched and carved glass is COLOR!  From soft hints to deep, bold hues, color adds …

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Etched Glass Windows: Tub Window Designs

October 1, 2009

"Ondas" Tub Windows Our second most popular type of item is our etched and carved glass windows.  Both exterior and interior windows are very popular because our etched glass designs will provide privacy, while allowing the light to pass thru…

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Chauncey featured in Decorative Glass Magazine

September 29, 2009

Our very own President and principal artist, Chauncey Gannett was recently selected to be the featured artist inside Decorative Glass Magazine's monthly "Creative Voice" feature. Chauncey was asked a number of questions about the industry, h…

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Portraitures: Artistic Impressions in Glass

September 25, 2009

Over the years, we've been asked to create literally hundreds of different types of portraits, most of which are artistic interpretations of a character type, and not a specific individual. Our most popular portraiture, no doubt, is our woma…

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A Stunning Combination: Etched and Beveled Glass

September 22, 2009

We recently installed one of the most stunning, most unique entry glass systems we've ever designed and created.   Commissioned by the homeowner, the glass was installed inside their private residence inside The Vintage Club of Indi…

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Shower in Illuminated Art: Custom shower enclosures

September 17, 2009

Over the last 33 years, Sans Soucie has created incredible custom designed etched and carved glass frameless shower doors and shower enclosures inside hundreds of luxury, custom homes. [caption id="attachment_247" align="alignleft" width="24…

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First Impressions Count: Stunning entries that make a statement!

September 15, 2009

[caption id="attachment_237" align="alignleft" width="241" caption=""Bamboo Forest" Frameless, all glass entry doors. Carved & painted with a solid frosted background for privacy."][/caption] Without question, our most popular…

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Elegant Windows installed at The Vintage Club

September 11, 2009

Just this week, we installed three magnificent windows featuring truly graceful, elegant designs. The hardest part about featuring them in our blog, is the fact that the photos can't possibly demonstrate their beauty!   Partly becau…

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A little history: Sans Soucie’s beginnings

September 9, 2009

[caption id="attachment_187" align="alignright" width="219"] 2 of 4 Tiffany windows reconstructed[/caption] After writing the last blog about stained glass, I got to thinking about some of the beautiful, original work done by Sans Soucie and…

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Stained Glass: Beauty that endures

September 3, 2009

[caption id="attachment_173" align="alignleft" width="300" caption=""Beautiful Bevel Clusters" door glass installed at a private residence at Rancho La Quinta Country Club, La Quinta, California"][/caption] When Sans Soucie first b…

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Bank of America Glass featured in Glass Magazine

September 1, 2009

The industry publication Glass Magazine, featured an article about the glass we did for The Bank of America Tower at One Bryant Park, New York. [caption id="attachment_167" align="alignright" width="300" caption="The tree bark texture glass …

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Positive & Negative Sandblast Techniques

August 28, 2009

At Sans Soucie, we use a variety of different sandblast effects and techniques in our work.  For the most part, the pieces we create are achieved through what's called "multi-stage sandblasting", where the design elements are carved, one smal…

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New Entry Door Glass for Historic Home

August 25, 2009

[caption id="attachment_164" align="alignleft" width="225" caption="Looking thru the glass to the mural inside, as you approach the front entry."][/caption] Last week we installed a new entry door glass panel into a home that is not only bea…

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