Stained glass studio

The Atelier Simon-Marq stained glass studio has been perpetuating a tradition of expertise in Reims since 1640. Today the studio’s work involves restoring old stained glass and creating contemporary stained glass and art pieces.

A highly skilled craft

Our craftsmen and master glassmakers carry on a tradition of excellence and skill in the oldest stained glass studio in France, and they also use a range of modern techniques to meet the challenges involved in the restoration and creation of stained glass windows. Discover the history of the Atelier, the artists who place their trust in us, and our current projects.

A highly skilled craft

Our craftsmen and master glassmakers carry on a tradition of excellence and skill in the oldest stained glass studio in France, and they also use a range of modern techniques to meet the challenges involved in the restoration and creation of stained glass windows. Discover the history of the Atelier, the artists who place their trust in us, and our current projects.

Opening of visits

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We are currently preparing to open our workshop to visitors in spring 2022. This will be an opportunity to fully immerse yourself in the world of stained glass, to understand the processes involved and to see our craftsmen at work.
To be kept informed of this opening, you can fill in your email address by clicking here

Opening of visits

News

We are currently preparing to open our workshop to visitors in spring 2022. This will be an opportunity to fully immerse yourself in the world of stained glass, to understand the processes involved and to see our craftsmen at work.
To be kept informed of this opening, you can fill in your email address by clicking here

Restoration

With its in-depth knowledge of traditional methods used for protecting and presenting period stained glass, the Atelier Simon-Marq carries out all kinds of restoration work, taking full account of the way techniques have evolved over time.

Historic skills

Jacques Simon was commissioned to restore the stained glass windows of Reims Cathedral after the First World War, based on rubbings made by his grandfather in 1830. The expertise acquired by the Atelier Simon-Marq in the field of restoration has grown steadily over the years.

Historic skills

Jacques Simon was commissioned to restore the stained glass windows of Reims Cathedral after the First World War, based on rubbings made by his grandfather in 1830. The expertise acquired by the Atelier Simon-Marq in the field of restoration has grown steadily over the years.

Metz

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The Saint-Etienne Cathedral in Metz celebrated its 800th anniversary in 2020. The Atelier Simon-Marq was commissioned to restore a rose window on the end wall of the south transept made between 1874 and 1906.

Metz

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The Saint-Etienne Cathedral in Metz celebrated its 800th anniversary in 2020. The Atelier Simon-Marq was commissioned to restore a rose window on the end wall of the south transept made between 1874 and 1906.

Contemporary art

For decades, the Atelier Simon-Marq has worked with artists from all over the world, supporting them in their creative endeavours. We have earned an outstanding reputation in this area, working on civil and religious buildings and for corporate and individual clients.

The Tree of Life

This project carried out with the artist Jean-Paul Agosti in 2014 was a landmark in the history of French stained glass: over three hundred square metres of stained glass were created for the Chapelle Saint-Joseph in Reims over a period of seven years, funded by 1,500 sponsors.

The Tree of Life

This project carried out with the artist Jean-Paul Agosti in 2014 was a landmark in the history of French stained glass: over three hundred square metres of stained glass were created for the Chapelle Saint-Joseph in Reims over a period of seven years, funded by 1,500 sponsors.

Supporting a project

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Two stained glass windows designed by the artist Catherine Roch de Hillerin have been created by the Atelier Simon-Marq and installed in the Church of Saint-Hilaire in the town of Givet in the Ardennes. Sixteen further windows are planned thanks to a crowdfunding initiative.

Supporting a project

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Two stained glass windows designed by the artist Catherine Roch de Hillerin have been created by the Atelier Simon-Marq and installed in the Church of Saint-Hilaire in the town of Givet in the Ardennes. Sixteen further windows are planned thanks to a crowdfunding initiative.

Skills

From restoration to the creation of new stained glass windows, discover all the skills of the Atelier Simon-Marq and find out about the different stages in the creation of a stained glass window.

Designing the lead lines

Choosing the colours

Cutting the glass

Enamel painting

Engraving / grinding

Setting glass in cames

Leadless assembly

On-site installation and removal

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Our passion

We are at your disposal for the restoration of old stained glass windows as well as for contemporary creative projects. A shared passion for stained glass.

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