Lime Green Sea Glass: Where Does it Come From

Lime Green Sea Glass: Where Does it Come From

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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 find.   Lime Green Soda Bottles Much of the lime sea glass along the shore comes from soda bottles from bottling companies that used lime green glass for beverages such as 7Up, Squirt, Simba, Quench, Mountain Dew, Fresca, and Sprite. These brightly green colored shards usually stand out on the shore for the lucky sea collector who happens to walk by. The production years for lime green glass soda bottles ranges from the early 1900s to the 1970s…
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Sea Glass Colors: What Are the Odds of Finding Them?

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

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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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The Many Shades of Green Sea Glass

The Many Shades of Green Sea Glass

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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 GREEN SEA GLASS? A lot of sea glass comes in Kelly green because much of the mass produced glass that has been dumped into the ocean has been Kelly green. Automated mass production of glass bottles began in the Untied States in the early 1900s. So for many years, beers like Heineken, Becks and Rolling Rock have come in bottles in the popular Kelly green color as well as soda bottles like Mountain Dew, 7Up, Schwepps and Sprite.…
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