have long been a feature of stained glass windows in
churches and cathedrals. They consist of H-shaped sections of Lead
which hold together the individual pieces of glass. They are now
being used more widely in modern homes both in the traditional way
and in the form of self-adhesive strips stuck on to a larger piece
of glass to simulate an integral came. The use of Lead in this
manner is attractive and lends a traditional air to a home.
is a divider bar used between small pieces of glass to make a larger
glazing panel, sometimes referred to as Leaded glass. This process
is then referred to as "Leading". Cames are mostly made of soft
metals such as Lead, zinc, copper or brass. They generally have an
H-shaped cross section, although U-shaped cross sections are used
for the borders of panels.