have a stained-glass studio in Nelson, BC,
and I do stained glass custom work, custom
panels and doors, windows, as well as little
jewelry boxes and sun catchers. I also do
repairs on older panels.
always had a passion for stained glass.
My family is in the door and window industry,
so I’ve always been around stained
glass, and I actually used to go to the
church to look at the stained glass there.
of stained glass window construction have
changed very little in 900 years.
took a course a couple years ago here at
the Kootenay School of Arts in Nelson, thinking
I would be doing it as a hobby, and I liked
it so much that I decided to make it a priority
and open a business.
establish an international clientele I decided
to join eBay. It’s really good for
bringing traffic to your website and getting
people to know you and your product all
over the world.
people on the web all the time, selling
and buying, and I thought it was a great
way to do it, and eBay works really well.
It works with feedback so if you’re
a good seller you get good feedback, and
if you’re a good buyer as well. So
you can’t really go wrong. They actually
have a medium that will take your money
so you’re assured that you will get
Nelson, word of mouth is really big. That’s
how I get most of my clients and it’s
worked really well. If you offer the right
product and a good service, then people
will talk and that’s how you get good
customers who come back. I also did some
advertising in the paper and then I went
to see door and window companies here and
now I get a lot of jobs from them.”
upper chapel in the Sainte-Chapelle, Paris
is the most famous and elaborate of all
cathedral glass works.