You may also notice that if the lead lines are not all connecting, this will mean it is not a traditional leadlight.
Often cheap immitation leadlights that are just plastic film is sold as traditional stained glass. These immitations have a short life expectancy if they are put in sunlight and it does not take long for the colour to fade.
We have found that there is a number of people using coloured plastic film overlay, which they pass of as authentic stained glass! Or trying to make people believe that that this is the only option available, this is not so.
There are plenty of skilled tradesmen and women up and down the country using the traditional methods to make traditional leadlights.
So it is up to the customer to ask what you're being quoted for, is it traditional leadlight and stained glass windows made by crafts people, or is it an imitation made with stick on plastic film and adhesive lead?
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