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Two-light window with an abstract design, mainly in blues and browns, the blue glass suggestive of flowing water.

artist: Gareth Morgan

Church of St John, Pontyberem, Carmarthenshire
south wall of the nave (window number: sIV)

Signed 'Sareffta 1991'.

The window is made using a variety of techniques including plating layers of glass, acid polishing and sandblasting blue flash glass.

The window is the artists creative response to verses 7 and 8 of Psalm 42. The right-hand light represents a mountain torrent flowing down to the rock face, while the water flowing to the left and out of the window is suggestive of the growing spiritual awareness of the psalmist.

Record added by Martin Crampin. Last updated on 14-11-2020


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Further reading

Martin Crampin, Stained Glass from Welsh Churches (Talybont: Y Lolfa, 2014), p. 309.


Thomas Lloyd, Julian Orbach and Robert Scourfield, The Buildings of Wales: Carmarthenshire and Ceredigion (London: Yale University Press, 2006), p. 368.


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Martin Crampin (ed.), Stained Glass in Wales Catalogue, University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, Aberystwyth, 2020. (accessed 18 October 2021)

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