Sea Glass of the Month
This is a monthly installment showcasing a sea glass shard that has distinctive qualities that make it a top-notch piece of sea glass.
For the month of February we are featuring a salmon pink colored handle segment from a depression era water pitcher.
For the first month of 2014 we are going to explore the origins of this unusually dark sea glass specimen, found in a particular area of Lake Erie.
In the spotlight for this month is a bottom section of the ubiquitous Clorox amber brown glass bottle.
This month we look into the source of the half-domed sea glass shards occasionally found along the coastline.
For the month of October we've chosen a rare orange colored sea glass melt from the coast of New Brunswick, Canada.
This month's featured sea glass gem is an uncommonly large clear glass stopper found on the northern coast of England.
The object of this month's sea glass feature is a large, glass shooter marble found along the shores of Puerto Rico.
This month's featured find is a sea glass handle from a glass mug. This specimen was found in the location of an old English coastal garbage dump.
This month's featured sea glass shard is a seafoam colored gem from the bottom side of a Coca Cola bottle found on the beaches of Puerto Rico.
May's featured sea glass gem is a highly prized bottom of a red sea glass bottle. This particular shard originated from a unique beer bottle produced for Schlitz Brewing Company by the Anchor Hocking Glass Corporation.
April's sea glass specimen is a teal shard from Puerto Rico. The distinctive color dates this sea glass gem to be between 80 and 150 years old.
March's sea glass specimen is an intact and well-conditioned, small brown Marmite bottle. While this food product may be unfamiliar to most sea glass collectors around the world, it is well-recognized in the United Kingdom.
February's sea glass specimen is a cobalt blue shard from Northern California which may possibly be a bottom segment from a Vick's VapoRub bottle.
This month's featured sea glass specimen is the remnant of the top of a very old case gin bottle.
This is a fine example of amberina sea glass found on the beaches of Puerto Rico. This shard could be as old as the late 1880s and possibly came from discarded tableware.
This monster could be the largest sea glass specimen ever found. It came from the Northeast of England where a Victorian glass factory once operated.
Fall is upon us and so are some prime sea glass collecting opportunities. Who knows, you may have a chance to find an Autumn colored piece of glass like this marble from Washington state.
Sea glass stoppers of any color are a rarity, even for the avid beach comber. To find a sun-colored amethyst stopper can be a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
A thick and black-looking olive-green piece of sea glass indicates it is probably from an old bottle commonly used to transport liquors, olive oils and other consumables.
For the month of July this red, white and blue multi-colored sea glass shard has been chosen in recognition of America's independence from England.
A sea glass lip segment from a very large demijohn bottle possibly used to transport wine and other spirits.
This green lime-wedged sea glass shard probably came from the bottom of a soda bottle.
This sea glass specimen was once possibly a vaseline glass decorative drawer pull knob from the Depression-era.
This well-rounded, tri-colored piece of sea glass that started out as refuse glass thrown away by an art glass studio.
This sea glass behemoth originates from the northeast of England where now-defunct glass factories once operated.
Besides being very thick and chunky this piece of sea glass has the telltale threads that clearly indicate its origins before becoming a prized piece of sea glass.