The wire shown in the pictures is for tension to hold shade in place when the clamps are tightened there are threaded points behind each clamp that need screws hold shade clamps tight to shade. Each clamp is removable from the frame This will make a great restoration piece. The item "Vintage pendent ceiling light chandelier milk glass shade for restoration or par" is in sale since Monday, August 19, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Architectural & Garden\Chandeliers, Sconces & Lighting Fixtures".The seller is "jgc50" and is located in Rock Creek, Ohio. This item can be shipped worldwide.