List of Sea Glass Groups and Communities

Sea Glass Colors and Rarity

If you love sea glass and beach glass, you’ll be sure to want to check out the following sea glass groups and communities. These groups and communities have much to offer to sea glass and beach glass collectors, artists, and crafters. Post pictures of your sea glass or beach glass, join discussions, ask questions, sell […] Read more »

Sea Glass Beaches in Northern California

Glass Beach Site One

FORT BRAGG’S GLASS BEACH The best Sea Glass Beach in Northern California is located on Glass Beach in Fort Bragg, California. Fort Bragg’s Glass Beach is considered by many to have the largest concentration of sea glass in the world. There are three glass beach sites in Glass Beach. Even though the sea glass has been […] Read more »

Lime Green Sea Glass: Where Does it Come From

Lime Green Sea glass

Most lime green sea glass found on the shore today comes from soda bottles manufactured during the 60s and 70s. A few of the shards come from lime green Depression glass and other specialty glass. Lime sea glass is uncommon. The odds of finding it are approximately 1 in 50 to 100 out of all the sea glass you […] Read more »

Cheerful and Sunny: Extremely Rare Yellow Sea Glass

Yellow Sea Glass

While yellow sea glass is a cheerful, sunny color and a rare and lucky find, it’s not as cherished by most collectors and sea glass jewelers as much as red and turquoise.   Odds of Finding Yellow Sea Glass Like red and turquoise sea glass, few yellow glass shards have found their way onto the shore, making yellow […] Read more »

Melted Bliss: Bonfire Sea Glass

Bonfire Sea Glass

WHERE DOES BONFIRE SEA GLASS COME FROM? Most bonfire sea glass comes from three main sources: beach bonfires, building fires, and controlled land-fill fires. When sea glass or glass burns at high temperatures–usually around 2,000 degrees Fahrenheit–it melts and blends or fuses with other glass and other materials nearby such as metal and inorganic materials. It also fuses […] Read more »

Sea Glass Beach Update: What’s Going on With the Coastal Restoration in Fort Bragg?

Glass Beach Fort Bragg Renovation Update

Construction is underway at Sea Glass Beach in Fort Bragg, California. Here’s the latest information and what you need to know to find sea glass on Glass Beach. Construction started in August 2014 for the City’s Coastal Restoration and Trail Project, and already significant changes have been made. The City has started to restore depleted […] Read more »

Seafoam Sea Glass: Where Does It Come From

Seafoam sea glass

Most seafoam sea glass shards come from old Coca-Cola bottles and other soda bottles, beer bottles, fruit jars, baking soda bottles, and ink bottles. Because Coca-Cola bottles were so popular and difficult to transport, many were made locally around the world, so the green hue varied from soft green to soft green with a tint […] Read more »

Purple (Amethyst) Sea Glass

Purple Amethyst Sea Glass Stack

The name amethyst derives from the Greek word meaning sobriety. It also symbolizes love, passion, creativity, and spirituality. Romans associated amethyst with their water god Neptune. If you were born in February, amethyst is your birthstone. If you’ve found a purple (amethyst) sea glass shard, consider yourself quite lucky. The odds of finding one are about […] Read more »

Sea Glass: Blue Tinies

Sea Glass-Blue Tinies

Many of the tiny blue sea glass shards I find had made their home on the shores of Glass Beach in Fort Bragg, California. Most are cobalt blue. Other shades of blue I’ve found include cornflower, aqua, soft blue, teal and once in a great while when I’m lucky I’ll find a tiny turquoise shard.   Cobalt Blue Sea Glass […] Read more »

Amethyst and Sea Foam Sea Glass

Purple and sea foam sea glass

Amethyst and sea foam sea glass are two of my favorite colors. They look lovely together.   Purple (Amethyst) Sea Glass Purple or amethyst sea glass comes from mostly clear glass that contains manganese. After the clear glass has been exposed to the sun, manganese oxidizes to a faint, purple hue. Depression glassware and other […] Read more »