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Justin and Melinda,

I received the chips today. They look great. What a great way to make diffraction come alive for my students! Almost magical. I’ll tell them where I got these for sure.

Thanks so much.
Steve Yoshinaga
Ps-thanks for the great videos. Much appreciated. Knowledge is key….and your customer service is top notch too! You know how to run your business.
Steve Yoshinaga with opal chips

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