That is correct. If the pendent you have irishhorse wasn't homemade, I'm sure the glass has the shielding. For the burn, was it really hot? I've gotten a blister before from the glasses heat and from the reflector casing as well.mayran said:All I know for sure is that SE bulbs have the UV absorbing glass built in. It is the outer glass casing. You only need additional glass with DE bulbs and I believe most fixtures come with it. Unless you build your own, I guess.