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The American Consultation on Stained Glass is designed to meet all of your stained glass restoration, protection, insulation, and appraisal needs. We travel the United States inspecting and preparing detailed evaluations and appraisals of some of America’s greatest treasures, its stained glass windows.

With years of experience serving churches and temples across the nation with their stained glass needs, the American Consultation on Stained Glass (ACSG) has the expertise to provide you with an up-to-date stained glass evaluation and insurance appraisal. And because we have worked with the best stained glass studios across the country, we can match your needs with the finest master artisans to restore, protect, and insulate your windows. ACSG can also partner with you to select new stained glass, according to your preferences for theme, design style, shape, color, and budget.

Carrie Crow Thiele, ACSG owner and consultant, started her journey with ACSG and in the stained glass field in 2005. She was trained by Dr. Gary Gray, the founder of ACSG, and together they published The Stained Glass Appraisal Guide and The Stained Glass Bible. She holds degrees from Campbell University and Oklahoma State University.

Kelly Hilburn, ACSG consultant, has nearly 30 years of experience in the stained glass field. He started as a stained glass installer and studio apprentice at LL Sams and Sons in 1983. He spent time both in the studio and on the road, learning every aspect of the stained glass field. Kelly has a passion for the art of stained glass and a wealth of experience and knowledge in church stained glass and building restoration.


FUMC Houston

Click here to see before and after photos of a recent protective covering project at First United Methodist Church of Houston, Texas.


Appraisal Guide

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