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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Rare and Beautiful Turquoise Sea Glass

Rare and Beautiful Turquoise Sea Glass

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Among the shades of blue sea glass, turquoise stands out as the most rare and beautiful. The odds that you'll find a turquoise shard are approximately 1 in 5,000, says Richard LaMotte author of the popular book Pure Sea Glass: Nature's Vanishing Gems. It's even likely you'll find more rare red sea glass than turquoise.   What is Turquoise Sea Glass Made From The color was produced mostly for pressed glass rather than blown bottles. Manufacturers used turquoise glass to produce things such as tableware, vases, seltzer bottles, flasks, and art glass.   Rare and Beautiful Peak production years of turquoise glass ranged from the late 1800s to the 1950s. Because turquoise glass was hardly ever used in the mass production of glass, you can assume that any piece you…
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