How to Make a Solar Sea Glass Light

Solar Sea Glass Mason Jar

After being inspired on Pinterest by all the things people are doing with Mason jars, I just had to make a sea glass Mason jar. One thing I’ve also been wanting to make is a sea glass nightlight, so while cruising through the Dollar Tree and looking at the solar lights, I had a solar sea […] Read more »

Find Sea Glass in Lahaina, Hawaii

Sea Glass in Lahaina

There are many places in Maui where you can find sea glass, especially if you walk along the shore at low tide where small pebbles lie on the beach. I’ve read in forums and in comment sections on blogs that people have found nice sea glass shards in Lahaina in front of Cheeseburger in Paradise restaurant […] Read more »

Sea Glass Pottery

Pottery Sea Glass

Sea glass pottery or ceramics comes from earthenware, bricks, stoneware, tile, and porcelain, says Richard LaMotte author of the popular book Pure Sea Glass: Nature’s Vanishing Gems. Although most sea glass pottery is found in the northeast of the United States, pottery dates back thousands of years, and many sea glass pottery shards can be […] Read more »

Sea Glass in Davenport, California

Surf on Davenport Beach california

Davenport, California is located approximately 10 miles north of Santa Cruz. It’s a small, secluded beach town on California’s coast. While there have been reports of people finding beautiful, multicolored sea glass shards, recently finding sea glass on Davenport Beach has been more difficult. Some of the locals say that people bring shovels at low […] Read more »

Orange Sea Glass

Orange Sea Glass

If you’ve found orange sea glass, you’re quite lucky. The odds of finding orange are about 1 in 10,000, says Richard Lamotte author of Pure Sea Glass: Discovering Nature’s Vanishing Gems. Why is Orange Sea Glass So Rare? The main reason orange sea glass is so rare is the color was not manufactured as much […] Read more »

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 »

Sea Glass Marbles

Real Sea Glass Marbles

Children–and some adults too–have enjoyed playing with marbles for thousands of years. According to Richard LaMotte author of Pure Sea Glass: Discovering Nature”s Vanishing Gems, marbles have been found with the remains of Egyptian children. In the United States, clay marbles were mass produced in the 1880s: however, the popularity of marbles decreased in the […] Read more »

Everything You Need to Know About Sea Glass Beads

Pastel sea glass beads

Most people who look for sea glass beads usually buy faux sea glass beads in soft pastel colors. The Difference Between Real and Faux Sea Glass Beads Small authentic surf-tumbled and rounded sea glass beads like those that come from buttons, marbles, ornaments, and lights are extremely rare. Moreover, they’re usually frosty not all perfectly symmetrical. […] Read more »

Elegant and Rare Pink Sea Glass

Pink Sea Glass Shard

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 […] Read more »

Sea Glass Beaches in Southern California

Sea Glass on Southern California Beaches

Even though many sea glass hunters rave of their finds on northern California beaches, there are beaches in southern California where you can also find sea glass.   Redondo Beach My favorite beach near my home to collect sea glass is located in the most southern part of Redondo Beach and Torrance Beach.  An hour […] Read more »