Common and Rare Sea Glass Colors

Sea Glass Colors

Because the color of sea glass is determined mostly by its source, on average, most sea glass shards people find lying on the shore come in the three most popular glass colors: green, clear white, and brown. Others colors, however, like orange, red, yellow, purple, and turquoise and even black are rare. Most sea glass […] Read more »

How to Identify Black Sea Glass

Black Sea Glass

Many experienced sea glass collectors will say black is one of the most difficult pieces to find. Besides the odds being about 1 in 2,000 that you’ll find one, black sea glass is also more elusive because of the challenge to recognize it lying on the shore among dark rocks. Black Sea Glass Collecting Most […] Read more »

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

Sea Glass Colors and Rarity

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 […] Read more »

The Many Shades of Green Sea Glass

Different shades of green sea glass

If you stroll along the beach looking for sea glass, the odds are good that many of the ones you’ll find will be Kelly green. It’s estimated that approximately one in five to three out of ten pieces of sea glass anyone finds along the shore are Kelly green.   WHY IS THERE SO MUCH KELLY […] Read more »