Sea Glass: Blue Tinies

Sea Glass: Blue Tinies

Blue Sea Glass, Rare Sea Glass, Sea Glass Blog
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 The manufacturing of cobalt blue glass dates back all the way to the creation of ancient Egyptian pottery. The popularity of cobalt blue for household glassware still continues today. If you find a shard of cobalt blue sea glass, it's possible it came from a medicine bottle, Noxzema jar, Vicks Vapor Rug jar, or Bromo-Seltzer bottle from the early 1900s before the manufacturers switched from glass to plastic for their containers.   Cornflower, Aqua, and Soft Blue Sea Glass Cornflower,…
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Sea Glass Colors: What Are the Odds of Finding Them?

Sea Glass Colors: What Are the Odds of Finding Them?

Rare Sea Glass, Sea Glass Basics, Sea Glass Blog, Sea Glass Colors
Common Sea Glass Colors The main thing that affects sea glass rarity is whether or not its color has been mass produced over the past several decades. For example, beachcombers usually find a lot of white, brown, and Kelly green sea glass because these colors of glass have been mass produced since the last century by bottling companies that sell a lot of soda and beer. Rare Sea Glass Colors Colors of sea glass that fall into the rare and extremely rare categories like red, orange, yellow, pink, and turquoise come from sources such as household glassware, Depression glassware, art glass, car lights, ink bottles, fruit jars, lamps, perfume bottles, and flasks. These items are not as ubiquitous as soda and beer bottles. Also, the process, chemicals, and elements to produce rare colors of glass…
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