I scarfed up a hefty pile o' these wooden alphabet beads over the weekend because of one thing -- the rounded edges on the cubes! (Ya never know what will finally tip the pocketbook open.) But there was something.. I dunno... bland about them in their pristine state.
So last night I dunked a handful into a cup of hot chai tea, and here's what I scooped out this morning:
Bravo! Nicely tinted! Encore!
I like. The antique-y look of bone, without those pesky animal parts.