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October 20, 2010
Hi,

Lin_and_David

Lin Schneider is our live-in sea glass expert (i.e., wife) and sea glass jewelry designer. She writes:

Lin at sea glass jewelry work tableAfter all is said and done, it seems I'm having a really bad flare of the CFS/fibromyalgia which has kind of interrupted my activities a bit.

At any rate, we did get to the beach last week for a little walk. The beach is 4 times the size it was during Dec-May. It's an amazing change but unfortunately you can't find any sea glass either. There's just too much sand. I guess we'll have to wait for December.

Lin torch sea glass silver smithing pmc

Other news - I did my first silversmithing and was pretty happy with the results considering it's been over 30 years since I've held a torch.

sea glass jewelry silversmithed pmcI also got to do a few pieces with PMC and am learning what it can and can't do. 

I learned it is definitely better to wait until the piece is completely dried out and not get impatient and torch it too soon like I did. They blow up!    ;-)

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As far as drilling sea glass, we're going to have to wait until we can locate a collet that is the right size. 

When I bought my Dremel in the states before moving, I just assumed it would have what I needed. Wrong. 

The collet is too big for the small drill bits for glass. Frustrating. I'm not sure we can locate one here, and if we can't, we'll have to wait until David's son and family come for a visit.

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There's been a lot of activity with sea glass festivals and sea glass being in the news. Did any of you get to go? 

It even made it into the New York Times. Definitely a growing hobby. How can it not be, right??  Once started, you're hooked. Oh,oh.

So what have ya'll been up to?

Lin at Odyssey Sea Glass

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Here is a little reminder to check out the upload features on the fun page, where you can contribute your comments, questions, and photos on what you find at the beach or just about anything to do with beach glass.

We invite any of you to share a short story of your beach impressions (funny, sad, or exciting) and get a link to the website or blog of your choice.

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Here's the latest from Odyssey Sea Glass:



Oct 20, 2010, Pottery shard - How much does it sell for, if it's got a pattern?

I found a piece of pottery-type beach glass, and was ecstatic to see that it had a pattern on it! I don't know how to get it identified or priced, but

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Oct 20, 2010, Bermuda - Glass Beach - Royal Navy Cemetery

On a recent trip to Bermuda I visited the Glass Beach near the Royal Navy Cemetery. A local stated that the glass is so plentiful there because a incinerator

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Oct 19, 2010, Top Beaches of the World

Your Top Beaches of the World - What is your Featured Beach? Tell us about your favorite shores for seaglass collecting, seashell hunts, driftwood, glass fishing floats, scenery, agates and other rocks, or other reasons

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Oct 18, 2010, RED SEA GLASS

I found the bottom of a red bottle and a piece of green glass with a lump on it. I can't upload pics b/c they are too big and I don't know how to change

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Oct 18, 2010, Free Image Resize

Free Image Resize, Free Photo Resizer - Steps for free resize photo with fast online image resizer. Click here to open our recommended online image resizer. Follow these steps:

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Oct 15, 2010, 10/8/10 Olympic Peninsula

Top left is 1 red and gray - bottom left is pink, light and dark lavender, baby blue and milk glass

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Oct 15, 2010, Find Sea Glass

Find Sea Glass - What to look for in a good beach. Land features, beach layout, the water...

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Oct 15, 2010, Sea Glass Hunting - Southern California

Does anyone know where to find larger sizes of sea glass in southern California, specifically the Orange County beaches...thanks.

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Oct 15, 2010, sea glass wet look

I have made several project, but find the glass looks nicer when it is wet. Is there a product you can buy to coat it to look wet

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Oct 15, 2010, Yellow sea glass Hatteras Island, Vaseline glass?

This is our haul from a morning's hike on Hatteras Island. We were especially excited about the yellow piece. Does it look like a piece of Vaseline glass

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Oct 8, 2010, Beach Glass

What is beach glass? What is so fascinating about these sea gems? Why do beach combers collect beach or sea glass? Where can it be found? What can I make with it? Complete information on these questi

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Oct 7, 2010, How Much Sea Glass - New Jersey?

How mush sea glass was collected at the Jersey Shore in 2004? And 2005? And 2006? And 2007? And 2008? And 2009? And 2010? ----------------- No one will

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Oct 5, 2010, Sea Glass British Isles

Sea Glass British Isles - best sea glass beaches in the UK, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, England. Beach glass best in United Kingdom and...

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Oct 5, 2010, Authenticity - Sea Glass or Plastic?

How can you tell if a piece that you find on the beach is sea glass or plastic? Thank you for that good question. Here's what to do. Pick up a rock or

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Oct 4, 2010, Rockaway Beach, NY - Sea Glass Beach Report

I live here and find pounds of seaglass each time I go out walking. Of course findings are better AFTER the summer and definitely after a storm.

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Oct 4, 2010, Rare Sea Glass

Rare Sea Glass and Rare Beach Glass - Why is it hard to find? How can I find it? Here, we will focus on finding rare beach glass - why certain beaches have the rare colors and why others don't.

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Oct 3, 2010, Sea Glass Crafts

Sea Glass Crafts - Projects and Ideas That You Can Use...from easy-to-do on up, unique and attractive sea glass and beach glass crafts projects and ideas.

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Oct 3, 2010, What is Sea Glass

What is sea glass? Sea glass defined. All about genuine seaglass, beach glass, ocean glass, sea gems, mermaid's tears, etc.

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Oct 2, 2010, Collecting Sea Glass

Guide to collecting sea glass - Why collect it? What is behind the fascination with these beach gems? How can I begin collecting? These questions and more are addressed on this page...

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HERE'S SOME OLDER HEADLINES YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED:

Dec 25, 2009, Sargent Beach, Texas, Cobalt Blue Beach Glass

Photo by artist: http://www.flickr.com/photos/nakrnsm/ / CC BY

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Dec 25, 2009, Maui Dump Fresh Sea Glass Hookipa Maui

Habitat and old dump glass remains at Hookipa, Maui. October 17, 2006. Other photos show good possibilities of future sea glass near this site on

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Dec 25, 2009, Interesting Shape of Pale Blue Beach Glass

http://www.flickr.com/photos/alisonpavlos/ / CC BY

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Dec 25, 2009, Sea Glass Window Scottish Fisherman's Museum

I came across this beautiful stained glass' sea glass window while browsing the internet. What a beauty! The author of the page says, These aren't

Permalink -- click for full blog post "Sea Glass Window Scottish Fisherman's Museum"


Dec 22, 2009, The Day I Found My Other Piece of Orange Beach Glass

I have already submitted a story about how I found my first orange piece of sea glass. I found my second in a weird way. I was in Florida, at a

Permalink -- click for full blog post "The Day I Found My Other Piece of Orange Beach Glass"


Dec 18, 2009, Antigonish Canada Beach Glass

Mahoney's Beach, north of Antigonish Country: Canada State/Prov: NS Name of Beach and Comments: Pretty much any part of the beach along Antigonish

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Dec 18, 2009, Successful Web Site Business? Yes!

Do you wonder if you could have a top internet site in less than a year? Lin and I found that is isn't that hard and we now have regular money coming in from Google ads and other sources on Odyssey Sea Glass. There is an offer for two websites for the price of one at an amazing price of only $299.00!

Click for more info


Dec 16, 2009, 2010 NASGA Sea Glass Festival Date

North American Sea Glass Association (NASGA)Sea Glass Festival Sat & Sun, Oct 9th & 10th, 2010 Cape Cod Resort and Conference Center Hyannis, MA

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Dec 15, 2009, St. Petersburg, Plum Island sea glass?

Name of Beach and Comments: have lived in st.petersburg fl for 12 years and am an avid beachcomber and have never found any sea glass on St.Pete

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Dec 14, 2009, Update on our move to the beach, Peru

Hi all. We have been so busy that I haven't gotten a newsletter out in a couple of weeks,and probably won't get to it for another few days.

However, Lin and I are enjoying our stay with friends while looking for a house to rent here in Los Organos, Peru.

The beach is beautiful, although we haven't found much as far as beach glass.

For you surfers, the waves are going off today with a new north swell, waves about 6 feet here and much bigger at Cabo Blanco, about 25 minutes from here.

More later, David and Lin Schneider


Dec 14, 2009, Update on our move to the beach, Peru

Hi all. We have been so busy that I haven't gotten a newsletter out in a couple of weeks,and probably won't get to it for another few days.

However, Lin and I are enjoying our stay with friends while looking for a house to rent here in Los Organos, Peru.

The beach is beautiful, although we haven't found much as far as beach glass.

For you surfers, the waves are going off today with a new north swell, waves about 6 feet here and much bigger at Cabo Blanco, about 25 minutes from here.

More later, David and Lin Schneider


Dec 13, 2009, The Day I Found My Orange Piece of Beach Glass

I was in Florida when I found my orange piece. It was late in the day and hot. I had already found a good amount of good quality pieces and I was

Permalink -- click for full blog post "The Day I Found My Orange Piece of Beach Glass"


Dec 8, 2009, Peru Beach Glass

December 1st, 2009: We arrived in Lima, Peru, and took an afternoon to check out the beach glass at a few beaches. Right off the bluffs there are

Permalink -- click for full blog post "Peru Beach Glass"


Dec 5, 2009, Sea Glass Tree

I start this tree with a piece of lucite shaped like a Christmas tree, then I use clear, flat sea glass to create a flat glass back.I also overlap

Permalink -- click for full blog post "Sea Glass Tree"


Dec 5, 2009, Sea Glass Tree

I used a glass plate and glued the glass on with

Permalink -- click for full blog post "Sea Glass Tree"


Dec 5, 2009, Fritography with Michael Dupille

How to achieve photo realism by painting with frit Use frits and powders to develop images that are tight and highly detailed or loose and

Permalink -- click for full blog post "Fritography with Michael Dupille"


Dec 5, 2009, Dark Purple Beach Glass

I have some really dark purple pieces, so dark you can only see the color by holding it up to the sun and even then can only see the color on the very

Permalink -- click for full blog post "Dark Purple Beach Glass"


Nov 30, 2009, Looking for Seaglass Man...

My mother met a man at the Seaglass Festival in PEI this summer/fall who was selling seaglass by the pound. She has since lost his business card and

Permalink -- click for full blog post "Looking for Seaglass Man..."


Nov 26, 2009, Ken shier

Bay Area sea glass

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Nov 21, 2009, Rocky Neck, Gloucester, Massachusetts - Beach Glass

Only collected for 20 minutes this morning. Found many pieces with questionable appeal, and a few that I liked. Apologies for the paper towel; they're

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Nov 21, 2009, WOW WOW WOW

I live along the shores of Lake Erie in NW Ohio. These pictures are thrilling! My husband and I are planning to hunt sea/beach glass this next year

Permalink -- click for full blog post "WOW WOW WOW"


Dec 25, 2009, Sargent Beach, Texas, Cobalt Blue Beach Glass

Photo by artist: http://www.flickr.com/photos/nakrnsm/ / CC BY

Permalink -- click for full blog post "Sargent Beach, Texas, Cobalt Blue Beach Glass"


Dec 25, 2009, Maui Dump Fresh Sea Glass Hookipa Maui

Habitat and old dump glass remains at Hookipa, Maui. October 17, 2006. Other photos show good possibilities of future sea glass near this site on

Permalink -- click for full blog post "Maui Dump Fresh Sea Glass Hookipa Maui"


Dec 25, 2009, Interesting Shape of Pale Blue Beach Glass

http://www.flickr.com/photos/alisonpavlos/ / CC BY

Permalink -- click for full blog post "Interesting Shape of Pale Blue Beach Glass"


Dec 25, 2009, Sea Glass Window Scottish Fisherman's Museum

I came across this beautiful stained glass' sea glass window while browsing the internet. What a beauty! The author of the page says, These aren't

Permalink -- click for full blog post "Sea Glass Window Scottish Fisherman's Museum"


Dec 22, 2009, The Day I Found My Other Piece of Orange Beach Glass

I have already submitted a story about how I found my first orange piece of sea glass. I found my second in a weird way. I was in Florida, at a

Permalink -- click for full blog post "The Day I Found My Other Piece of Orange Beach Glass"


Dec 18, 2009, Antigonish Canada Beach Glass

Mahoney's Beach, north of Antigonish Country: Canada State/Prov: NS Name of Beach and Comments: Pretty much any part of the beach along Antigonish

Permalink -- click for full blog post "Antigonish Canada Beach Glass"


Dec 18, 2009, Successful Web Site Business? Yes!

Do you wonder if you could have a top internet site in less than a year? Lin and I found that is isn't that hard and we now have regular money coming in from Google ads and other sources on Odyssey Sea Glass. There is an offer for two websites for the price of one at an amazing price of only $299.00!

Click for more info


Dec 16, 2009, 2010 NASGA Sea Glass Festival Date

North American Sea Glass Association (NASGA)Sea Glass Festival Sat & Sun, Oct 9th & 10th, 2010 Cape Cod Resort and Conference Center Hyannis, MA

Permalink -- click for full blog post "2010 NASGA Sea Glass Festival Date"


Dec 15, 2009, St. Petersburg, Plum Island sea glass?

Name of Beach and Comments: have lived in st.petersburg fl for 12 years and am an avid beachcomber and have never found any sea glass on St.Pete

Permalink -- click for full blog post "St. Petersburg, Plum Island sea glass?"


Dec 14, 2009, Update on our move to the beach, Peru

Hi all. We have been so busy that I haven't gotten a newsletter out in a couple of weeks,and probably won't get to it for another few days.

However, Lin and I are enjoying our stay with friends while looking for a house to rent here in Los Organos, Peru.

The beach is beautiful, although we haven't found much as far as beach glass.

For you surfers, the waves are going off today with a new north swell, waves about 6 feet here and much bigger at Cabo Blanco, about 25 minutes from here.

More later, David and Lin Schneider


Dec 14, 2009, Update on our move to the beach, Peru

Hi all. We have been so busy that I haven't gotten a newsletter out in a couple of weeks,and probably won't get to it for another few days.

However, Lin and I are enjoying our stay with friends while looking for a house to rent here in Los Organos, Peru.

The beach is beautiful, although we haven't found much as far as beach glass.

For you surfers, the waves are going off today with a new north swell, waves about 6 feet here and much bigger at Cabo Blanco, about 25 minutes from here.

More later, David and Lin Schneider


Dec 13, 2009, The Day I Found My Orange Piece of Beach Glass

I was in Florida when I found my orange piece. It was late in the day and hot. I had already found a good amount of good quality pieces and I was

Permalink -- click for full blog post "The Day I Found My Orange Piece of Beach Glass"


Dec 8, 2009, Peru Beach Glass

December 1st, 2009: We arrived in Lima, Peru, and took an afternoon to check out the beach glass at a few beaches. Right off the bluffs there are

Permalink -- click for full blog post "Peru Beach Glass"


Dec 5, 2009, Sea Glass Tree

I start this tree with a piece of lucite shaped like a Christmas tree, then I use clear, flat sea glass to create a flat glass back.I also overlap

Permalink -- click for full blog post "Sea Glass Tree"


Dec 5, 2009, Sea Glass Tree

I used a glass plate and glued the glass on with

Permalink -- click for full blog post "Sea Glass Tree"


Dec 5, 2009, Fritography with Michael Dupille

How to achieve photo realism by painting with frit Use frits and powders to develop images that are tight and highly detailed or loose and

Permalink -- click for full blog post "Fritography with Michael Dupille"


Dec 5, 2009, Dark Purple Beach Glass

I have some really dark purple pieces, so dark you can only see the color by holding it up to the sun and even then can only see the color on the very

Permalink -- click for full blog post "Dark Purple Beach Glass"


Nov 30, 2009, Looking for Seaglass Man...

My mother met a man at the Seaglass Festival in PEI this summer/fall who was selling seaglass by the pound. She has since lost his business card and

Permalink -- click for full blog post "Looking for Seaglass Man..."


Nov 26, 2009, Ken shier

Bay Area sea glass

Permalink -- click for full blog post "Ken shier"


Nov 21, 2009, Rocky Neck, Gloucester, Massachusetts - Beach Glass

Only collected for 20 minutes this morning. Found many pieces with questionable appeal, and a few that I liked. Apologies for the paper towel; they're

Permalink -- click for full blog post "Rocky Neck, Gloucester, Massachusetts - Beach Glass"


Nov 21, 2009, WOW WOW WOW

I live along the shores of Lake Erie in NW Ohio. These pictures are thrilling! My husband and I are planning to hunt sea/beach glass this next year

Permalink -- click for full blog post "WOW WOW WOW"




May 22, 2009, Scarborough, Tobago Beach Glass

Trinidad & Tobago To get to the beach where we found glass, exit the ferry and turn left onto Milford Road (5 blocks away): Rockly Bay Beach

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May 22, 2009, My Sea Glass Window

Here is a picture of my seaglass window that I thought you might enjoy. Some of the pieces are worn more then others. The light shines through it. I

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May 20, 2009, Sea Glass Beads

Sea Glass Beads - Making them. Buying them. Differences between genuine beach glass beads and imitations

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May 20, 2009, Sea Glass in Barcelona

Sea Glass in Barcelona?

by: Anonymous

I will be visiting Barcelona for a few days in February. I would dearly love to find some sea glass while there.

Can you advise me where the best beach is for finding it in Barcelona?

Many thanks.

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May 20, 2009, Sea Glass Driveway Project

Some friends, Dave and Mandy, have been collecting sea glass plus shards from colored bottles for years. They have incorporated them into their

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May 19, 2009, What Is The Best Wire To Use For Jewelry and Where Can I Get It?

Copper, Sterling Silver, and Gold-filled Wire I just collected sea glass from Builders Bay in Bermuda. I want to make jewelry and wonder

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