Common and Rare Sea Glass Colors

Common and Rare Sea Glass Colors

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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 come from bottles. A smaller percentage depending on color come from tableware, specialty glass, vases, stained glass, windows, car lights, marbles, insulators, and other forms of glass. Depending on where you collect sea glass, some colors might be rarer than others. For example, if you look for sea glass along the coasts of the United States, you'll likely find fewer rare cobalt blue, sea foam, orange or red shards than if you lived in another…
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Elegant and Rare Pink Sea Glass

Elegant and Rare Pink Sea Glass

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Most rare pink sea glass comes from transparent pattern-molded Depression glass tableware produced during the 1920s to the 1950s. The majority of its production was during the 1930s when the demand for affordable glassware rose during the Depression. Patterns and Colors Depression glass was produced in many assorted patterns and colors. Besides pink, most Depression glassware also came in other transparent colors such as yellow, green, light blue, and clear and translucent pastel blue and green. If you're interested in looking at the many different patterns of Depression glass, check out depression-glass.net. Finding Pink Sea Glass The odds of finding pink sea glass are rare: approximately 1 in 1,000, says Richard LaMotte author of Pure Sea Glass: Nature's Vanishing Gems. So far, I've only found two frosty pink shards in…
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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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