Originally Posted by cobaltsslvr
MAKE SURE NOT TO TOUCH THE GLASS ON THE BULBS OR THE OIL FROM YOUR FINGERS WILL BURN THROUGH THE GLASS!!!
Actually, the problem with touching the bulbs is that the oil will reflect the light internally, and cause a hot spot on the glass, which will more then likely cause the glass at that spot to melt and crack.
The oil itself won't burn the glass up.