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Pioneer Woman Blossom Jubilee / Gold Dipping Bowl: as high as 951 ppm Lead

Below are the XRF test results for the Pioneer Woman  “Blossom Jubilee” Gold (Yellow) Dipping Bowl pictured here. To learn more about XRF testing, Click HERE. Exterior Flowers (based on one minute reading): Blue Flower: Lead (Pb): 899 +/- 44 ppm Cadmium (Cd): Negative /Non-Detect (nd) Mercury (Hg): Negative /Non-Detect (nd) Arsenic (As): Negative /Non-Detect (nd) […]

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Lenox Dimension Collection Eternal China, c. 1994: 349,000 ppm Lead

Link to this post on Facebook so you can share it! Lenox Dimension Collection Eternal China Plate. When tested with an XRF instrument the glaze on this dish tested positive for 349,000 ppm Lead. That’s 34.9% Lead. Made in USA. I was told this was approximately 20+ years old when tested in 2014, so this is […]

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From 2013: The surprising source of most mercury pollution: Gold mining

Please click on the image below to see the full pdf of the article. Click here to see gold items that I have tested with an XRF that were also positive for mercury. The original link to article from 2013 can be seen here. A graphic depicting sources of mercury pollution from the original article […]

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#LeadFreeChoices: Wedding Set

This gold ring also contains… 5,527 ppm Mercury, 1,214 ppm Arsenic, 2,867 ppm silver, 10,066 ppm titanium, and 22,812 ppm copper. Non-detect for lead with an XRF Instrument. Like this ring set, most of the gold I have tested has also tested positive for mercury. This is among the reasons I do not recommend gold […]

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