Sailing to the Philippines shores on 1521, the Spaniards (Spain) got enchanted with the shells and settling on the islands, , the architects of the period becamefascinated with the possibilities of using the translucent round shells in their designs.
Utilizing the unique way that capiz shells diffused the strong tropical sunlight, craftsmen cut and fashioned them into glorious windows even back then.
Using colored dyes on the Capiz shells, it was possible to get the same effect as stained glass.
Dyed or in its natural color, its a nice decor to home interiors.
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