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09/06/2019 10:04
It’s marvelous what one can find on the beach. Earlier in the summer I wrote about a woman who collected garbage off the shores of Lake Michigan and turned it in to beautiful pieces of mosaic art. Garbage on the beach is plentiful, whether it’s on the shores of the Great Lakes or on the shores of...
06/10/2019 12:30
June 10, 2019 | Island Features | By: Kristin Hissong  https://islandfreepress.org/hatteras-island-features/a-beachcombers-view-the-science-of-seaglass/   Photo by Kristin Hissong The Outer Banks is home to an array of natural beauty, from the long...
05/27/2019 12:48
by Ann-Christin Wimber The Northern German Collectors' group, organized a beachcombing trip to a favorite beach. They shared some beach time, discussed favorite finds, and swapped treasures. The group found themselves so engrossed with the hunting, they missed their...
08/08/2018 16:13
  Who doesn't love Sea Glass? Sea Glass is made when regular glass gets into the ocean. While finding a whole bottle may be preferable, one generally works with shards of broken glass. They wash into the sea, bang around for a few decades, and gradually 1) get the edges rounded...
04/27/2018 10:16
By Laura Vallor This story is the second place winner in the 2018 Glassing Magazine Mermaid Fiction Contest With tail swishing through the water, propelling her at great speed, the mermaid hurried to get closer to the voices on the beach. She had an important job to do today. Normally she...
04/12/2018 16:36
Sea Glass Jewelry by Jane > News & Events > Artisan Spotlight | Glassing Magazine Thank you to Glassing Magazine, The Sea And Beach Glass Magazine, for choosing me as one of their Artisan Spotlights! For those of you who may not be...
03/21/2018 13:25
The Codd marble bottle was born from the need to keep carbonated drinks from going ‘flat’. Originally, effervescent drinks were contained in stoneware bottles, but these allowed the gas to leak and the drink would indeed go flat. Soon, bottlers were using glass bottles but noted that the...
03/17/2018 11:29
It’s likely not our most favorite color to find, though certainly there may be rare or extraordinary pieces, but after white sea glass, green may indeed the most common color found. And green is a not a one-off color; there are probably more different shades of green to be found in bottles and...
03/07/2018 16:02
Categorizing Sea Glass There’s glass. And then there’s sea glass. And just as these are considered—certainly to the sea glass lover—two completely separate entities, so too are the classifications of each. Man-made glass is categorized in several different ways: by its elemental compound (soda...
03/06/2018 11:07
The only thing more special than taking a long walk on the beach might just be discovering a treasure while on that stroll—like a sea shell or a piece of sea glass. If you’re not familiar with sea glass, let us fill you in: Sea glass is the end result after a piece of glass, say from a beer bottle...
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