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Hot Head Bead Making Kit

Hot Head Bead Making Kit

Item# 7335
12 of 15 found the following review helpful:
Poor safety, April 6, 2010 1 stars
Pros
Whatever pros there may be are outweighed by the cons.
Cons
The clear safety glasses in this kit are not sufficient to protect your eyesight from the glare of the flame. At the very least, this kit should include didymium glasses. It is irresponsible to market a kit like this to beginners who may not be aware of the required eye protection.
Other Thoughts
I have been a beadmaker (and teacher) for 17 years. I would not recommend this kit to my students.
Bullseye Rod Assortment - 90 COE

Bullseye Rod Assortment - 90 COE

Item# 9160
Not a good buy, December 17, 2009 1 stars
Pros
The glass arrived.
Cons
Poorly packed -- a lot of breakage. And several of the rods were duplicates, so not much of a sampler. I've ordered other products from Delphi before, but I will not order glass rods from them again.
Other Thoughts
For glass rods, stick with the vendors who specialize in supplying lampworkers. They have a better understanding of how to pack, and, apparently, what an assortment should be.
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joined:Dec 09, 2009
location:HOUSTON, TX US
display name:RikkiM