I'm assuming that you were going to use the tongs to remove the stockings filled with flax seeds from the gel. A slotted spoon would do that. If you're just putting the seeds in the water, you don't need an implement.
3a (Corkicelli), highlighted, fine, low porosity
modified CG, since April '07
CG since 3/11/08
HGs: Anything Sevi; Curly Kinks Satin Roots, Curlycue ReNew and Coil Jam; homemade FSG and okra gel; soap bars; UFD Curly Magic; Botanical Spirits Jellies, CJ Repair Me, Marie Dean Leave Ins and Curl Creams