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Handmade In Israel Olive Oil Lamp 1 a Lead Safe Mama

2018 Handmade Bare Unglazed Ceramic Made in Israel Olive Oil Lamp: Lead-Free (One of three lamps tested.)

One of my readers had these shipped directly to me (from Israel) in late-2018. I believe it was an Etsy purchase and there was also a cute note from the Etsy seller in the box! When tested with an XRF instrument this oil lamp had the following readings: Zinc (Zn): 402 +/- 32 ppm Iron […]

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Handmade In Israel Olive Oil Lamp 2 a Lead Safe Mama

2018 Handmade Bare Unglazed Ceramic Made in Israel Olive Oil Lamp: 55 ppm Lead (considered safe by all standards).

One of my readers had these shipped directly to me (from Israel) in late-2018. I believe it was an Etsy purchase and there was also a cute note from the Etsy seller in the box! When tested with an XRF instrument this oil lamp had the following readings: Lead (Pb): 55 +/- 13 ppm Zinc […]

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Handmade In Israel Olive Oil Lamp 3 b Lead Safe Mama

2018 Handmade Bare Unglazed Ceramic Made in Israel Olive Oil Lamp: 17 ppm Lead, considered safe by all standards.

One of my readers had these shipped directly to me (from Israel) in late-2018. I believe it was an Etsy purchase and there was also a cute note from the Etsy seller in the box! When tested with an XRF instrument this oil lamp had the following readings: (180 second / 3-minute test) Lead (Pb): […]

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Bean Pot Urn Lead Safe Mama 1

Rancho Gordo Tehuacan Clay Bean Pot (Unglazed) from Puebla, Mexico: Lead Free!

This is a rare find. A piece of Mexican pottery that is marked and sold as Lead-free that is ACTUALLY Lead-free. The reason for this is that it is entirely unglazed. I think this is a terrific option if you are looking for a bean pot or cooking vessel of this type and if I […]

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