SpiritCrafts is proud to offer a large selection of unique craft beads incuding one of the largest selections of skull beads
on the web! Craft supplies make great gifts for everyone! Try decorating a candle made from one of our skull candle molds
with our unique skull beads for a sure eye catcher!
CALIFORNIA LEAD CONTENT WARNINGS
OUR NATURAL, FIBER OPTIC AND GLASS BEADS ARE CONSIDERED CLASS 1 UNDER CALIFORNIA LAW.
Class one items are suitable for inclusion in retail jewelry. Glass crystal and fiber optics (cat's eye) contain lead oxide (PbO), but this does not pose the same threat as metallic lead (Pb).
Stainless or surgical steel
Platinum, palladium, iridium, ruthenium, rhodium or
Natural or cultured pearls
Glass, including fiber optics (cat's eye)
Leaded-glass crystal, including rhinestones
Cubic zirconia or cubic zirconium (CZ)
Cut & polished gemstones**
Elastic, fabric, ribbon or rope (unless lead has been
intentionally added & it is listed in Class 2)
Natural materials, including amber, bone, coral, feathers,
fur, horn, leather, shell and wood (unless lead has been
intentionally added)OUR PEWTER BEADS ARE CONSIDERED CLASS 2 UNDER CALIFORNIA LAW.
Class 2 items are suitable for use in retail jewelry even though they might contain small amounts of lead. See below for allowable levels.
Electroplated metal alloys, including white plate, yellow
plate, silver plate, gold plate, copper plate, antiqued
platings, etc., provided they contain:
< 10% lead by weight on or before 8/30/2009
< 6% lead by weight after 8/30/2009
Unplated metals that contain less than 1.5% lead (for
example, solid copper, raw brass sheet or wire, nickel
silver, titanium and niobium)
Gold fill, which is not electroplated, but mechanically
bonded using heat and pressure
Plastic or rubber, including acrylic, polystyrene and
polyvinyl chloride (PVC), provided they contain:
< 0.06% (600 ppm) lead by weight on or before 8/30/2009
< 0.02% (200 ppm) lead by weight after 8/30/2009 ANY BEADS THAT ARE CLASS 3 WILL BE SPECIFICALLY MARKED AS SUCH
Class 3 items are suitable for inclusion in retail jewelry. This class includes all materials that are not listed in Class 1 or Class 2 AND that contain less than 0.06% (600ppm) lead by weight. Dyes or surface coatings containing less than 0.06%(600 ppm) lead by weight WE DO NOT KNOWINGLY SELL ANY BEADS THAT ARE CONSIDERED UNSUITABLE FOR RETAIL USE IN CALIFORNIA
Any component that does not fit under Class 1, Class 2 or Class 3 is not suitable to be used in jewelry for retail sale in the state of California.
High lead content: any items with a known lead content higher than levels listed under Class 2 and Class 3 are not suitable to be used in jewelry for retail sale in California