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Sight Savers


#1

I have cleaned hundereds of gemstones (mostly cabochons) with Dow
Corning “Sight Savers” and have not scratched one. I think there may
be some confusiion over the words Silocone and Silicon. Silicon is a
metalic element and could scratch some materials. Silicone is a
chemical compound that is used as a lubricant. In fact is is so slick
that it can be used on the Space program Shuttles and other objects
operating at sub-zero conditions. Sight Savers are slick.


#2
I have cleaned hundereds of gemstones (mostly cabochons) with Dow
Corning "Sight Savers" and have not scratched one. I think there
may be some confusiion over the words Silocone and Silicon. Silicon
is a metalic element and could scratch some materials. Silicone is
a chemical compound that is used as a lubricant. In fact is is so
slick that it can be used on the Space program Shuttles and other
objects operating at sub-zero conditions.  Sight Savers are slick. 

And they will scratch your eyeglasses. Ask an optician!

Margaret