in Sea Glass disease outbreak.
OdysseySeaGlass.com -A report received this
week from other concerned persons listed a family of five "as if dead"
the rest of the world because of constantly being away from home down
at the beach.
Can you avoid the same fate? Only time will
Now - The
latest from Odyssey Sea Glass newz and chatz
WINNER! --- Jennifer wins
the photo of the month for November and gets front page right on
Now a few notes from main editor and
office boy, David Schneider:
are all of you doing out there in Seaglasslandia?
Lots of sand covers the sea glass until the waves and currents begin
has been good enough to get you out on the beach for a few
Here in Northern Peru
the weather is the same as usual. Beautiful! Not
too hot yet (80 F) and sunny.
of the year, there is a lot of sand. As a result, almost zero sea glass
can be found. It is all covered up with 3-5 feet of sand.
at the end of "winter"
, the sand gets eaten away, eventually down to
the bedrock...and the sea glass treasures
. This photo
shows why some beaches have excellent sea
glass hunting part of the year... and zero at other times - the sand
covers and uncovers it..
Ice Berg Blue with "M"
what do you do when the beach
|Even so, here is a
piece of craft grade but nicely colored sea glass I found
on top of acres of sand...all by itself.
It seemed lonely and suffering from the sun, so I took it home to care
is covered with many feet of
sand and you
just don't find any sea glass? Take photos of course!
Tide Pool, Los Organos, Peru
Like this one of a tide pool on the
point. Usually, the tide pools are in the middle of just barren rocks,
but as you can see, at this time of the year, the pools have a nice
floor of sand.
Great for kids!
Now - A word from the boss and assistant
shopkeeper, Lin Schneider
I know we mentioned
last time about
Since that time, Signe has a few more
new pieces up on the
site, so be
sure to check them out. Her jewelry is stupendous.
in the midst of getting Joan Laverick's
beautiful English sea
glass jewelry up.
Joan has been a busy little bee
lately, so be patient;
be well worth your while.
I will be having new jewelry up
sometime soon from my latest
friends visiting us here in Peru
this month so
when they go back, they will take some
jewelry back with them and send it on to our third shipping party (my
The sending from here gets kinds of
mention expensive, so we're still working on that.
That jewelry should
be up on
the site sometime in January. Too late for all you guys doing major
right now but for the future. Don't forget we've got the gift
arrangement in place now as well.
Well, this week I have
to getting used to
my torch, bezeling, sanding, polishing, et cetera. Relearning what the
metal can and can't do and figuring out what all those doo-hickey
came with my Dremel are.
More mistakes than anything but it's all a
process, so nothing lost except cut fingers, wrists hurting, and my
nails now a
pretty gruesome sight.
The beach is really starting to go at
the point, way more
rocks now (see David's comments above). Nothing spectacular in the way
of sea glass, but we have
really nice shells and
coral. We love the walk. One never knows what
Hope all is well. Stay safe and be
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Here's the latest from the Odyssey Sea Glass pages:
|Nov 28, 2010
White sea glass lettering Identification?
Hi- I've found a white piece of sea glass and it says erre smir the
rest is cut off. Anybody know what it might mean?
-- click for full blog post "White sea glass lettering Identification?"
Nov 24, 2010
How Is Sea Glass Made? How Is the Glass Tumbled?
How is sea glass made...Marooned on an island, he throws a bottle into
the ocean...possible but unlikely source of beach glass? The
nicely-tumbled and frosted glass with the muted by glowing colors...
-- click for full blog post "How Is Sea Glass Made? How Is the Glass
Nov 24, 2010
sea glass all year wreath
this was fun & came out great! i wrapped wire around every
shard & the wrapped the wire onto the form- took weeks to do,
but the results are well worth
-- click for full blog post "sea glass all year wreath"
Nov 22, 2010
Sea Glass Tabletop
my tabletop is made from seaglass picked up on walnut & silver
sands beaches in milford, connecticut.... i glued every piece (yes,
very tedious,but well
-- click for full blog post "Sea Glass Tabletop"
Nov 22, 2010
clear beach glass
hi, just started to collect, was at Atlantic City found these two
pieces of clear beach glass with letters on them can anyone help me.
-- click for full blog post "clear beach glass"
HERE'S SOME OLDER HEADLINES YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED:
Feb 8, 2010, Glass Fishing Floats - About what
is it worth?
I have a blue ball glass fishing
float with the
marking of 1 on the bottom. I was wandering if you could tell me what
it is worth? I have a green on
-- click for full blog post "Glass Fishing Floats - About what is it
Feb 8, 2010, Puerto Rico Beaches - Domes and
Spanish Wall, Sea Glass, and Shells
Rincon is famous for its
beaches, though mainly for
the wild surf breaks that draw surfers from all around the world —
-- click for full blog post "Puerto Rico Beaches - Domes and Spanish
Wall, Sea Glass, and Shells"
Feb 6, 2010, Red? Red. Red! Sea Glass!!
I just had to show you what Lin
found today. She
also took the photo, she's getting so good at it. Our local beach (at
the point) is probably classified
-- click for full blog post "Red? Red. Red! Sea Glass!!"
Feb 6, 2010, Sea Glass Photos of the Catch of
Sea glass photos - Regularly
posted pics of what one
can find on a given day at a local beach! Big one that got away?
-- click for full blog post "Sea Glass Photos of the Catch of the Day!"
Feb 5, 2010, Brant Beach, Long Beach Island, NJ
I Found over 30 pieces in 1 hour
. stand were you see shells and rocks in the ocean and there's ton
-- click for full blog post "Brant Beach, Long Beach Island, NJ"
Feb 5, 2010, Uranium Sea Glass!!
We read that they use to make
glass with uranium in
it. We also were told that if you shine a black light on it it will
glow...so we got out our entire
-- click for full blog post "Uranium Sea Glass!!"
Feb 4, 2010, Seagull Picture with Beach Glass!
Hi. Isn`t the internet amazing? I
live `down under`
in New Zealand & had no idea there were dedicated websites for
beach glass gatherers!! This is something
-- click for full blog post "Seagull Picture with Beach Glass!"
Feb 4, 2010, Showcasing Sea Glass
I have a gallon or two of
beautiful frosty seaglass
and I would like to showcase them. I don't want to glue it to anything,
make pottery, jewelry or anything
-- click for full blog post "Showcasing Sea Glass"
Feb 4, 2010, Sea Glass News and Events
Upcoming sea glass news events
and announcements of
interest to all of you "beachcombers." You may send in your newsworthy
dates, including related crafts fairs and shows here. Check often for
-- click for full blog post "Sea Glass News and Events"
Feb 3, 2010, The Sea Glass Odyssey Begins Here
What is sea glass? Where can I
find it? Is the
collection I have unique or valuable? Here is your complete guide to
collecting, sorting, and working with sea or beach glass!
-- click for full blog post "The Sea Glass Odyssey Begins Here"
Feb 3, 2010, Need help with identifying sea
glass with wolf's head
I found an aqua (ish) bottom of a
bottle. It was
imprinted with the profile of a wolf's head. Could you please identify
or point me in the right
-- click for full blog post "Need help with identifying sea glass with
Feb 2, 2010, Blue Sea Glass Bead!
I had a wonderful treat today,
and it was all
because my loving hubby persuaded me to go to the beach. If we hadn't
gone, I would have missed out on a
-- click for full blog post "Blue Sea Glass Bead!"
Feb 2, 2010, What is the most common shade of
sea glass to find?
What is the most common shade of
sea glass to find?
In my experiences, I am usually overloaded with beer-bottle browns
(which I don't even bother to
-- click for full blog post "What is the most common shade of sea glass