pulling out a hydrometer sample should also give you a better idea of whether it's clear, although if it's only partially cleared, the sample from the top may look different that what you'd siphon from the lower levels of the carboy. How long has this mead been sitting for at this point anyway?
Packaged: American Pale Pacific Gem SMaSH
Recent Meads: Mead Day '11 Ginger Metheglin, Mead Day '12 Traditional (orange blossom) Mead, Simple Cyser '12
Primary: Red X Weimea SMaSH
Secondary: Why do I keep this line here...?
Bulk Aging: Cocobochet, Wild Cider, Simple Cyser
Planned: Hop Metheglin #3 (NZ hops), Trad. Gesho T'ej