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Lead and Cadmium Crystal Bracelet from 2010 Bridesmaids Gift Lead Safe Mama 1

Crystal bracelet (c. 2014), costume jewelry: 70,700 ppm Lead (90 is unsafe) + 149,600 ppm Cadmium (75 ppm is unsafe.)

This bracelet was one of a matching set that a bride purchased and gave to each of her bridesmaids for her wedding in 2014. There is no brand or maker’s mark on it that I can find. When I tested this I was floored by the fact that it was so recently made and yet […]

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2013 Riedel Crystal Goblet

2013 Riedel Crystal Goblet:  300,000 ppm lead. Lead can begin leaching into the contents of a leaded crystal goblet immediately. The more acidic the contents of the glass the more quickly lead will leach into the beverage and the longer the beverage spends in the goblet the more lead will leach. [Wine, juice & champagne […]

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Leaded Crystal: “Rainbow Maker”

Hanging crystal rainbow maker. 403,000 ppm lead. Yes, that is more than 40% lead! These can create lead dust and will very often test positive with a LeadCheck swab. Here’s a link to some lead-free options on Amazon!* Oval one from Swarovski for $17.95 Round one from Swarovski for $24.95 A smaller round one from Swarovski […]

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