Judy P wrote:
> Thanks to all who answered..I printed out responses and will check all
> out..I am making a lamp..The bottom marbles and sticks are fine..I am
> most concerned about the shade as it hangs with no support..
Your problem will be heat, not strength.
Lamps, especially incandescent ones, can get quite hot.
Don't think I would want either silicone or wood as part of the lamp