art of stained glass has transcended through time enhancing and
beautifying it's surroundings. It has grown in it's popularity
not only as a craft and hobby, but as an art. Marlene and Arnie
(hence Marni Originals) and daughter, Nancy Serrand, have spent years honing their skills in design,
engineering and creativity to expand their stained glass hobby into a
profession. After extensive trials, tribulations and finally,
perfection, it has grown into an emporium of information, education, and
supply to benefit all stained glass enthusiasts.
Originally founded by Arnie and Marlene in 1998, Marni Originals was a hobby.
After taking stained glass classes at Spanish
River High School, they researched every tool, chemical, bevel,
glass, method and accessory involved in the art. They dabbled in
every aspect of stained glass to the point of perfection (well, no one is
perfect.) When the
stained glass teacher left the school, Marni Originals expanded to adult
education and has earned respect in the stained glass community for their
methodology and experience.
As their student population
grew, they found a need for assistance. That's where I come in. I started
helping out with supplies and dabbled a bit in the art. Eventually my skills and
youth won out. I have been teaching and creating for 13 years. Our move to
Georgia has impeded our ability to teach in the public school system, but not