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#LeadedHome: Ring Stand

387,200 parts per million lead (leaded crystal ring stand.) #XRFTesting Choosing products made of leaded crystal supports the work of companies that do lead mining and lead refining.  These companies poison the planet and often poison their workers in the process.  Please consider alternatives to leaded crystal.  Solid sterling silver is an option, stainless steel, […]

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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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#LeadedJewelry: Crystal Earring

Costume Jewelry Earring: 330,100 ppm lead. Jewelry intended for adults is not regulated for total lead content. Items intended for children are regulated by law to be 90 ppm lead or lower. …Not 9,000 ppm lead, and definitely not 90,000 ppm lead +++ Who’s to say that these aren’t given to a child to play […]

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#LeadedJewelry: Handmade Ceramic Earrings

Glazed ceramic earrings: 87,800 ppm lead! Jewelry intended for adults is not regulated for total lead content. Items intended for children are regulated by law to be 90 ppm lead or lower. …Not 9,000 ppm lead, and definitely not 90,000 ppm lead +++ Who’s to say that these aren’t given to a child at some […]

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#LeadedJewelry: Blue Crystal Earrings

Earring: 108,300 ppm lead (leaded crystal). Jewelry intended for adults is not regulated for total lead content. Items intended for children are regulated by law to be 90 ppm lead or lower. …Not 9,000 ppm lead, and definitely not 90,000 ppm lead +++ Click here for #SaferChoices: Solid silver jewelry marked “925”  – with natural […]

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#SaferChoices: Jewelry

Given how much lead there can be in older – and newer – jewelry (both in the metals and in the faux jewels), my recommendation for jewelry has always been to stick with pure solid sterling silver (it should be marked 925 in a stamp somewhere on the item – see inside of ring image […]

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