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Exclusive New Papers imported by Sax. Sax Arts & Crafts now offers Folia Papers, a rich, brilliant, full spectrum of art papers in variegated and solid colors. Several surfaces and types include deep-hued Transparent Papers for glowing stained-glass effects, as well as Stretch, Wavy and E-Flute Rainbow Corrugated styles. Also available in the line are 3-D Rainbow Honeycomb Paper, Rainbow Print Paper, Stars & Stripes and brilliant Origami papers & Foils. For more information, call 1-800-558-6696.

Debcor, Inc. presents a Teacher's "Dream" Cabinet. Debcor's model #9800 locking combination file and storage cabinet is a TEACHER'S DREAM. This heavy-duty cabinet provides efficient file and storage space for instructors and administrators. Three full extension drawers have 10" sides to accommodate hanging folders. The large storage section has two adjustable or removable shelves. The fully assembled, all-welded construction cabinet measures 36" wide x 18" deep x 42" high and weighs 124 lbs. Durable finishes of gray, black, or champagne are available. Circle 360.

Crystal Productions is pleased to announce the release of a new set of teaching posters, Selected African American Posters: 1859 to the Present. The set of five 18 x 24", full-color, laminated posters includes works of art made by African Americans from the Civil War through the Civil Rights Movement. Background materials on the back of each poster are designed for use by teachers and students and provide maps, hands-on learning opportunities, and information on related contemporary artists. The set is accompanied by a Resource Book which provides each poster's text, worksheets, timelines, and more. For more information, visit Circle 359.

Fractiles introduces Fractiles-7. These magnetic toys teach children about symmetry, geometry, and creativity, while increasing visual perception and analysis. Fractiles consist of three different shapes of colored diamonds, all with angles based on the number seven. Unlike most puzzle toys which have only one solution, Fractiles-7 has millions of solutions--from spaceships and pinwheels to three-dimensional illusions. For more information on Fractiles, visit Circle 361.

Shimpo Ceramics unveils its new ConeArtr[R] kiln design. Models seven cubic feet and larger are constructed with no less than three sections, with draw latch design. …