Lucite and Alcohol – an FYI

A heads up to all of you lucite fans. Be careful not to expose your lucite beads to alcohol, this means perfume sprays, trying to colour them with alcohol inks (Guilty!), and even some essential oils. Patchouli being a definite culprit. I would avoid wearing non-alcohol based perfumes as well. Perfumes are made with either fragrance oils, or essential oils – both need to be stored in glass, as they break down plastic. If patchouli is a problem, I’m sure other oils are just as much of a culprit. Lucite dissolves in alcohol. While small exposure to the odd perfume …

New This Week

FREE BEER!  Captured your Attention? Well – we don’t have free beer – but I once had a friend who wanted to name a band “Free Beer.” He figured that having that on the marquee on the front of the club would guarantee a good turn out. What we do have is some new “Capture” knitted wire tube. Capture has bead chain inside, making for a nice, fat, textured knitted wire tube. This new line is called Pearlesque – for it’s iridescent effect. It’s very glam! Find it here on the Silver Silk page! Viking Knit caps – no – …