Cheerful and Sunny: Extremely Rare Yellow Sea Glass

Cheerful and Sunny: Extremely Rare Yellow Sea Glass

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While yellow sea glass is a cheerful, sunny color and a rare and lucky find, it's not as cherished by most collectors and sea glass jewelers as much as red and turquoise.   Odds of Finding Yellow Sea Glass Like red and turquoise sea glass, few yellow glass shards have found their way onto the shore, making yellow sea glass extremely rare. Approximately 1 in every 3,000 to 4,000 sea glass shards found along the shore are yellow.   Why is Yellow Sea Glass Extremely Rare Because most yellow glass has been made into specialty, ornamental, and Vaseline glass, most people have hang on to it instead of throwing it away. Another reason for the scarcity of yellow sea glass is not too much yellow glass was mass produced over the last few centuries.     Where Does Yellow Sea Glass…
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Vaseline, UV, Ultraviolet, and Uranium Sea Glass: What is it?

Vaseline, UV, Ultraviolet, and Uranium Sea Glass: What is it?

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It's referred to by different names: Vaseline, UV, ultraviolet, and uranium sea glass, but what is it? Because it was produced with the element uranium, Vaseline or UV sea glass is glass that's easily recognized as it glows under a black or ultraviolet light. The more uranium the sea glass contains, the brighter it will glow under a black light. However, Vaseline or UV sea glass contains only up to 2% uranium, which is such a small amount that experts say it's not considered harmful to humans.   What Was Vaseline and UV Glass Used For Vaseline and UV glass was mainly used for everyday household glassware. The main production periods for Vaseline and UV glass were during the late 1800s and up until the World War II when the use of uranium for…
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