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#LeadSafe: Made In Poland Boleslawiec Mug

Handmade in Poland, ceramic Boleslawiec mug. Tested with an XRF instrument. Very low lead (within safe range), between 86 and 91 ppm lead. The amount of lead that is considered toxic in a modern/newly manufactured item intended for children is anything 90 ppm lead or higher. Mugs are not considered items intended for use by […]

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1972 Handmade Christmas Mug / Teacup: 90,900 ppm Lead + Cadmium Too!

Vintage Handmade Christmas Mug from 1972: 90,900 ppm Lead (Pb). 9,617 ppm Cadmium (Cd). Read about #CadmiumConcerns here. For Context: the amount of lead that is considered toxic in a newly manufactured item intended for children is anything 90 ppm or higher in the paint, glaze or coating. Vintage dishes are not regulated. This Christmas cup […]

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#LeadFree: Handmade Ceramic Mug

Handmade ceramic mug No Lead No Mercury 54 ppm Cadmium Tested with an XRF Instrument by an operator trained & certified in using the instrument. Many handmade modern pieces are low-lead or lead-free!  As your local potter if they use lead in their glazes, some may even be marked as lead-free (look on the bottom […]

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#LeadFree: Irish Coffee Mugs

Lead-Free Handmade Irish Coffee Mugs Tested with an XRF Instrument by an operator trained & certified in using the instrument. Many handmade modern pieces are lead-free!  As your local potter if they use lead in their glazes, some may even be marked as lead-free (look on the bottom of the piece or on the tag […]

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