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Beyond the Stained Glass: Our Lady of Mercy, Brazil

Posted on March 29 2018

The limits of LED lighting go beyond that of trade show booths and signage. Our lights actually traveled to Brazil to illuminate a beautiful, 6-foot-round stained glass window at Our Lady of Mercy Church.

After traveling with materials back and forth from New York to the island of Itaparica over the course of a year, the team at Cava Glass finished the design and build of the window, containing over 700 pieces of glass.

Next Up: Installation Day

Joseph, owner of Cava, provided a detailed account of the process here.

However, here are the quick, impressive facts:

  • It took the team from 11 AM - 7 PM to complete.
  • The installation consisted of 4 people, 13 glass panels, 66 bolts, a shared wrench and stable hands.
  • Our Luma5 Regular Density Cool White strips were the finishing touch on this gorgeous masterpiece.

Once admired, the LEDs were set on a timer to light up Our Lady of Mercy Church and its city every night from 6 PM - midnight.


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