Seafoam Sea Glass: Where Does It Come From

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 of blue.

While RC Cola and Dr. Pepper produced soda bottles in soft green for a time, many of bottles made in the soft green, seafoam color were manufactured by Coca-Cola beginning in the late 1800s to mid 1900s.

Seafoam sea glass

Older Seafoam Sea Glass

Thicker shards of seafoam sea glass with a blue tint are probably older, especially if bubbles appear inside the sea glass.

Odds of Finding a Seafoam Sea Glass Shard

The odds of finding a seafoam sea glass shard are about 1 in 100 or more. The best way to find seafoam sea glass is to look on beaches that had a large population of visitors during the past one hundred years.

During the 1900s, glass soda bottle companies started to mass produce their bottles in clear glass.

Big seafoam sea glass shard

 

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