This rack suspends polymer clay beads for baking. Made from quality 1/16 in. aluminum, it features a clear work surface, bead piercing pins, notched sides to support pins/beads, and handles for easy removal from the oven.The Amaco Bead Baking Rack assures even heating of beads and eliminates fingerprints and distortion that can occur when handling an uncured bead. It also eliminates flat and shiny spots that can occur when beads are baked on a baking sheet.The Amaco Bead Baking Rack can also be used as a cane slicer, and instructions are included for doing so. The rack measures 9 in. x 3 in.