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What Does This Warning Mean? “For our retailers in California, we are required to display this warning: This product contains a chemical known to the State of California to cause cancer and/or birth defects.”
This warning is included with products that contain certain materials, as deemed by the State of California. You are not required to disclose this warning to your customers if you are not located in the State of California. If you are in California, you are also exempt from this warning if you have less than 10 employees. California Proposition 65 is known as The Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986. To comply with this California Act, even chemicals used within the limits of national regulations and found not hazardous in the quantities associated with the product may require a warning just because the chemical is present. You can read about Proposition 65 at this link: http://oehha.ca.gov/prop65/p65faq.html
Alabastrite is a stone-based material which can be intricately molded producing great detail, and will allow paint to adhere. These items should not be washed with water as they are painted with water soluble paints.
Jade porcelain is a made with a finer clay. Usually no glaze or only a colorless glaze will be applied at the final firing to show off the very smooth surface and to preserve the translucency. Used for night lights due to its high degree of translucency.
White clay with fine ground stone. Working with stoneware demands great expertise. Safe for use in microwaves and conventional ovens.
Unique fabric or paper prints are applied to the surface of porcelain, dolomite or polyresin items. Twelve layers of lacquer are added, and the item is hand polished to a high gloss between each layer.
To closely emulate a special stone found in China which is known for its deep red color, these items are created using an alabastrite polyresin. Hong Tze pieces are highly polished, further bringing out the intense, deep red color.
Acrylic items are given the French Lilac process, used on glass, to achieve the distinctive frosted look. The drama of frosted glass without the weight.
A magnesia-rich, sedimentary rock resembling limestone, dolomite is either gray, pink or white in color.