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Blue Duralex Picardie Colors Tumbler 2018 Made In France Lead Safe Mama 1

Blue Duralex Picardie Colors Tumbler from Rainbow Set: Lead-Free, Arsenic-Free, Cadmium-Free and Mercury-Free!

Duralex “Picardie Colors” Goblet / Tumbler, Blue, 8-3/4 ounces. Made in France, purchased in December 2018. When tested with an XRF instrument this blue Duralex glass had the following readings: Lead (Pb): Non-Detect (Negative) Mercury (Hg): Non-Detect (Negative) Cadmium (Cd): Non-Detect (Negative) Arsenic (As): Non-Detect (Negative) Barium (Ba): 3,142 +/- 288 ppm Copper (Cu): 101 […]

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Dollar Tree Blue Ceramic Plate Royal Norfolk 2018 Lead Safe Mama 1

2018 Dollar Tree Store Royal Norfolk Blue Glazed Ceramic Plate With Ridges: Lead Free!

2018 Dollar Tree Blue Glazed Ceramic Plate, Royal Norfolk. By Greenbrier International, Inc. Made in China. For exact XRF test results please scroll down. To learn more about XRF testing, Click HERE. This piece was negative for: Lead, Mercury, Cadmium, & Arsenic. People often express concern for products from the Dollar (type) stores [Dollar Tree, Dollar […]

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Cream Corelle Plate With Blue And White Flowers Lead Safe Mama 8

Small Cream Corelle Plate With Blue Leaf Border & White Flowers: 128 ppm Lead

  Small Corelle Plate With Blue Leaf Border & White Flowers. Date of manufacture, c. 1978 – 1993 To see more Corelle pieces I have tested, Click HERE. I took some of the photos against a white background cloth so you can better see that the plate is a cream colored glass, not a white […]

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Cream Corelle Small Plate with Blue Edging Red Berries Lead Safe Mama 6

Small Cream Corelle Plate With Blue Floral Border & Red Berries: 7,450 ppm Lead + Cadmium

Small Corelle Plate With Blue Border & Small Red Berries. To see more Corelle pieces I have tested, Click HERE. I took some of the photos against a white background cloth so you can better see that the plate is a cream colored glass, not a white glass. For a pretty Lead-free & Cadmium-free option, […]

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Willow Pattern Pioneer Woman Small Ceramic Dipping Bowl Lead Safe Mama 1

Pioneer Woman Willow Pattern Dipping Bowl: as high as 1,858 ppm Lead

Below are the XRF test results for the Pioneer Woman  “Willow” Pattern (Blue) Dipping Bowl pictured here. To learn more about XRF testing, Click HERE. Exterior Flowers (based on one minute reading): Lead (Pb): 1,858 +/- 76 ppm Cadmium (Cd): 230 +/- 17 ppm Mercury (Hg): Negative /Non-Detect (nd) Arsenic (As): Negative /Non-Detect (nd) Barium (Ba): […]

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Kari Pattern Pioneer Woman Dipping Bowl Lead Safe Mama

Pioneer Woman Kari Pattern Dipping Bowl: as high as 2,299 ppm Lead

Below are the XRF test results for the Pioneer Woman  “Kari” Pattern (Blue) Dipping Bowl pictured here. To learn more about XRF testing, Click HERE. Exterior Flowers (focused on dark center of dandelion type flower – based on one minute reading): Lead (Pb): 2,299 +/- 81 ppm Cadmium (Cd): 23 +/- 9 ppm Mercury (Hg): Negative […]

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Large Blue Glass Marble With Iridescent Finish Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama 1

Giant Blue Glass Marble: 60 ppm Cadmium, 366 ppm Arsenic.

Newer (c. 2015) large translucent blue glass marble with iridescent rainbow finish. Given the nature of the way most colored glass is commonly produced, many marbles (and especially those with iridescent finishes) do have at least some level of detectable toxicants when tested with an XRF instrument. Some actually have quite high amounts of Lead […]

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2012 Blue Mardi Gras Beads from New Orleans Lead Safe Mama

2012 Blue Mardi Gras Beads: 15,800 ppm Lead (Pb)

Blue Metallic Plastic Mardi Gras Beads. When filming for my documentary in New Orleans in February of 2012 we collected quite a few sets of Mardi Gras beads, including this set. When tested with an XRF instrument the blue plastic beads pictured had the following readings: Lead (Pb): 15,800 ppm Cadmium (Cd): 2,028 ppm [This […]

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Blue Waechtersbach Germany Bowl from Williams Sonoma Lead Safe Mama Tamara Rubin 1

#Leaded: Blue Waechtersbach German Bowl, c. 2009

 Blue Waechtersbach Bowl from Williams Sonoma Made in Germany When tested with an XRF instrument this bowl had the following readings: Lead (Pb): 11,300 +/- 500 ppm Cadmium (Cd): Non-Detect / Negative Mercury (Hg): Non-Detect / Negative Arsenic (As): : Non-Detect / Negative Barium (Ba): 6,161 +/- 470 ppm To learn more about XRF testing, click here. […]

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Maple Landmark Mancala Stones Made In Vermont Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama 1

#AskTamara: Do Glass Dragon Tears Have Lead? (Aka: Squashed Marbles, Glass Drops or Mancala Stones?)

#AskTamara Question: Do dragon tears have lead? Answer: Some do and some do not. Given the nature of the way most colored glass is commonly produced, many dragon tears do have at least some lead, and some have quite high amounts of lead — at levels considered dangerous for children by current/modern regulatory standards. [Even […]

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