Traditional muntins are timber or metal strips that hold and divide panes of glass in a window or door. Diagonal muntins are called diamond muntins.Decorative muntins are used more as an overlay. One piece of glass replaces the solid door face, and the muntins sit on top of the glass. This tends to be a more
traditional muntin style. Muntins work well if you need more light or want to show off precious objects. Adding cabinet lights will enhance the muntins.
of the muntin to "stop" the pane of glass in the opening, and putty or thin strips of wood or metal are then used to hold the glass in place. The thickness of window muntins ranges from very slim (a product of 19th century Greek-revival buildings) to thick (influenced by 17th and early 18th century buildings)