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12/21/2012 12:02
NASGA: The North American Sea Glass Association has announced that the 2013 Sea Glass Festival will be held again in Virginia Beach, at the Virginia Beach Convention Center, over Columbus Day weekend, October 12 & 13, 2013. Journal: NASGA has held the national festival in various locations of...
12/21/2012 11:59
Richard LaMotte Boosts the National Profile of Sea Glass Few sea glass collectors DON'T recognize the name of Richard LaMotte. As the author of Pure Sea Glass: Discovering Nature's Vanishing Gems, LaMotte is a nationally recognized authority on sea glass. His book is now in its 5th printing, and...
08/01/2010 10:36
People are getting very serious about sea glass. While there is less of it on beaches than ever before—because of recycling, sand replenishment, and rising water levels—interest in collecting “mermaid’s tears” has only grown in intensity. To get to the best sites, extreme glassers will “hike for...
06/07/2010 12:46
Part of the sea glass hunting elite, Nancy and Richard LaMotte are finding the treasures they covet harder to come by By Abigail Tucker Smithsonian.com, October 07, 2008     Nancy LaMotte's eyes are a clear blue-green, the color of...
04/15/2010 14:38
Best Beaches for Collecting Sea Glass Nov 21st, 2009 @ 09:55 am › Barbara Weibel All people who walk slowly down the beach, hunched over, peering down at the ground are not looking for shells. These days, many beachcombers are looking for sea glass. Defined as glass that has been...
03/07/2010 22:30
by Ross Anderson photographed by Steve Ringman When Mary Beth Beuke goes down to the beach, she sees things that you and I do not see. Where most of us find sand and stones and driftwood, she finds gems of green and blue and, on a good day, red and orange. She'll stop, reach down among...
09/30/2009 08:06
By Elizabeth ChangWashington Post Staff Writer Wednesday, September 30, 2009 PHOTOS A booth of jewelry made of West Coast sea glass at last year's North American Sea Glass Festival in Lewes, Del. This year's event will be Oct. 17 and 18 in Erie, Pa. (By...
10/06/2008 12:25
Part of the sea glass hunting elite, Nancy and Richard LaMotte are finding the treasures they covet harder to come by By Abigail Tucker Nancy LaMotte’s eyes are a clear blue-green, the color of antique Coca-Cola bottles, but brighter. She scans the sand at her feet: gritty knots of seaweed,...
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