One way of testing the rock’s hardness is to try to scratch a piece of glass such as the surface of a bottle or an old window. If the rock easily scratches the glass, it is probably a diamond, though it could also be a cubic zirconium. In some cases, a fake diamond made of glass can also scratch other glass if the “diamond” has particularly sharp edges, so this is not a fool proof method..

About GUND: For more than 100 years, GUND has been a premier plush company recognized worldwide for quality innovative products. Building upon our award winning and beloved plush designs, we continue to practice innovation by constantly developing new original and licensed designs to appeal to the next generation of customers. To that end, each one of our plush toys is constructed from premium materials for unparalleled softness and huggability.

From the planning stages to the production floor, everything we do revolves around synthesizing creativity, experience and sheer will power. For us, engineering the fastest, most advanced performance products is more than just a goal, it’s a requirement. At TYR, we’re always in front.

, 86, of Palo Alto, died Aug. 15.His expressionistic, vital landscapes received high praise throughout his career. Some of his work is represented in the permanent collections of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Fleisher Art Memorial, the New Britain Museum and many more.He was a three time recipient of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts’ Harrison Morris Prize and was awarded the Thorton Oakley Prize and the Medal of Achievement from the Philadelphia Watercolor Club where he was a member for 51 years.Known for his quick wit and kind regard for students, he was a popular instructor at various art schools, lecturing and teaching classes.He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Jane Sperry Eisenstat of Palo Alto; daughters Katherine E.

Mesh panels on the out step help provide added breathability. Virtually Seamless toe is designed for all day comfort and to minimize chaffing. Shred Shield reduces wear and tear on the toes for added durability. Integrated, adjustable powder skirt with elastic binding. Extended droptail hem with adjustable drawcord. Integrated RECCO reflector system is designed to increase visibility in case of avalanche.

Rather, it is a safety issue made simple with the ability to self advocate. Whether a child has allergies or has a friend who does, they will benefit from social lessons such as not sharing food, washing hands, and embracing one another’s differences. This book equips children with social and safety knowledge, as well as the tools needed to confidently navigate life with food allergies.