Stained glass dome
Stained glass dome is a glass construction in a shape of sphere. Interior that has this construction produces feeling of lightness, festivity, mightiness. At the same time, this happens not so often to see such top in a flat or living house.
Stained Glass Dome Shapes and Installation
Dyed pane domes vary in shape greatly. Main ceiling shapes are: oval or polygonal, dome-plate, dome-umbrella.
There are several methods of dyed glass ceiling creation. Though, there are not so much of them, since a process of their manufacturing is quite laborious. Actually, two techniques are considered to be main: classical one and Tiffany method. A classical method is the most expensive and old. Tinted g
lass domes are fortified additionally in order to avoid creeping.
To install such top specialists need: a profile made of durable materials, such as aluminum, lead, steel. Forged frames, as well as wood frames are also utilized. A dome is installed on ceiling with the help of mounts fixed to overlaps with metallic anchors.
Stained glass dome ceiling should play with various shades after installation. This is why it is important to organize lighting correctly. It is necessary to carefully match lights and define the best allocation variant. In the result, the ceiling will be lighted evenly, and the shades will shine and blink.
Dyed pane domes are installed high, and this will be the only disadvantage as for their maintenance. But you can always invite professionals to help you. There are special companies and people who provide painted fragment ceiling care.
The price of the dome depends on its performance technique. The materials utilized, size, and detail number also matter. Highness of the ceiling can influence the price as well, since installation becomes harder when the dome is fixed high.