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While preparing new galleries at Westminster Abbey, a treasure trove of medieval glass fragments was discovered under the floor boards.  The Cathedral Studio at Canterbury was entrusted with the task of cleaning and cataloguing all the fragments before designing the stunning ‘new’ work that has now become the centrepiece of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Galleries.

The conservators, designers and makers respected the medieval glass while employing state-of the art techniques to ensure an elegant solution to the display of such remarkable fragments from the Abbey’s past.     It is worth taking a few moments to watch this short explanation: https://www.facebook.com/495935407128723/posts/1824562190932698/