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your Odyssey Sea Glass News #059 - More SC Festival, Photo Contests
January 06, 2012
Hi,

Lin_and_DavidReviewing the submissions coming in, we can see that some of you having been enjoying the beach these past few weeks in all kinds of climes.

Weather here in the Northwest USA has been pretty cold. Plus really poor tide conditions - low tides almost as high as high tides during daylight hours. And this has been going on for awhile! Oh, well...

Here's the latest:

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Sea Glass Photo Contest

The winner of the December 2011 Sea Glass Digital Photo Contest is Kim of Oak Harbor, Washington. Congratulations Kim!

December Sea Glass Photo of the Month

Amazingly, Kim found these pieces, including parts of two bottle stoppers, in one session at the beach!

Winner of the 2011 Sea Glass Photo of the Year? We are waiting until the end of January 2012 to give everyone a chance to vote on their favorites. You can see all the photos for 2011 on the Sea Glass Photos page.

Be sure to bookmark that page to keep up with the contest as photos are added for 2012.

Now! January 2012 Sea Glass Photo Contest is gearing up. Get your photos in...early in the day, early in the week, early in the month, early in the year!

Santa Cruz Sea Glass Festival 2011


Last newsletter we featured thE first place prize at the Santa Cruz Sea Glass Festival. However, all the top ten were really great!

The other nine places were share with an Honorable Mention title.

Here is James Hailey with his almost winner, a beautiful purple piece with matching design on both sides:

Purple Sea Glass from SC sea glass festival, James Hailey
James has contributed many fine photos to Odyssey Sea Glass. Click here and scroll down the list of his photos and submissions.

Excellent find, James!!!


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New Stuff!




Jan 3, 2012

Beaumaris, Anglesey Sea Glass - North Wales, UK

Beaumaris, Isle of Anglesey Sea Glass - North Wales, UK Kriket Broadhurst, Sea Glass and Silver Jewellery 15 Church Street, Beaumaris, Isle of

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Jan 1, 2012

Black Sea Glass? Identification

I recently found a piece of black sea glass but holding it up to the light it is a teal/blue colour. Does anyone know what this would be from? Find

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Dec 31, 2011

Barbados Sea Glass Catch

~ By: Kristin - Newburyport, MA My mom and I had a great time finding all this sea glass in Barbados. A trip to remember! Map of Barbados area: View

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Dec 31, 2011

Simmons Beach - Kenosha, Wisconsin Sea Glass Report

Greetings from Kenosha, Wisconsin Buy From Art.com ~ By: Ruth - Kenosha, Wi, US Simmons Beach Kenosha, Wisconsin Rate the beach:

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Dec 31, 2011

K is for Kristin! - December 2011 Sea Glass Photo Contest

~ by Kristin - Newburyport, MA I found this piece of sea glass in Barbados. I was scouring the beach for the perfect piece and a piece with my initial

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Dec 31, 2011

Winter Score! - December 2011 Sea Glass Photo Contest

~ by Kim - Oak Harbor, WA I took this photo in Oak Harbor, WA It was late December. It was absolutely freezing out. It was so windy. I was hunting for

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Dec 31, 2011

Pure Sunshine - December 2011 Sea Glass Photo Contest

~ by Shannon Maureen Russell -  Atlantic Beach, Florida, USA This photo was taken on a small beach area located in Atlantic Beach, Florida, USA.

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Dec 31, 2011

Wooden Jetty Treasures - December 2011 Sea Glass Photo Contest

~ by Cheryl Burns - Little Egg Harbor, NJ 08087 Where was this photo taken? Wooden Jetty at Holgate New Jersey Date, time of day, and weather conditions?

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Dec 31, 2011

Oh marble tree...

~ By: Jane - Port Townsend, WA USA Where was this photo taken? In Port Townsend, WA, using glass and marbles collected on nearby beaches. The photo is

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Dec 28, 2011

Jadite - December 2011 Sea Glass Photo Contest

~ By: Janet Marie Watley -  New York, New York This a partial collection of jadite that I collected on the sands of Lake Erie in Cleveland Ohio.

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Blasts from the Past




Sep 4, 2010, Sills Gully Beach Sea Glass

View Larger Map Beautiful assortment of colors!

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Sep 4, 2010, Cap Lumiere New Brunswick Sea Glass

View Larger Map Hi - I think this is the best way to show our catch ..my wife went back for a new trip in Cap Lumiere N.B. Check out what I found. My

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Sep 4, 2010, Build a Niche Website

Build a niche website? Thousands of people just like you now have websites at the top of Google ranking for their area of buisness, their niche. Take a look right now at what others have done and see how you can do it, too...

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Sep 3, 2010, Maho Beach, St Martin

6-15 pieces per hour found near Sunset Beach Bar, behind the airport, watch out overhead for plane

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Aug 31, 2010, Jamestown August 31, 2010 - Sea Glass Catch

Had fun today with a walk on the Jamestown shore in Rhode Island with my dog

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Aug 31, 2010, Palisades Interstate park

The grade of these beach's would be a 16, due the simple fact that the overwhelming abundance of sea glass is present, but some of that glass is of very

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Aug 29, 2010, Identifying dark purple small bottle lip sea glass?

I found these two small pieces of dark purple sea glass during a trip to Cape Ann Mass this week. I was out there during the rain and wind storm. They

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Aug 28, 2010, Onslow Beach Camp Lejeune NC

I have walked the beaches of NC for over 20 years. The best glass finds are on Onslow beach. I have found small pottery pieces, and have over a gallon

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Aug 26, 2010, Orcas Island

Some great finds here. Even found rare pink pieces this past Summer (2010

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Aug 25, 2010, Geneva State Park Beach Glass, Ohio

Very long beach (over a mile) just to the west of Geneva-on-the-Lake, Ohio. Very stony for a Lake Erie beach, and lots of glass. I would rate it Good,

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Aug 24, 2010, Surf City Beaches

I live here in Surf City, and although it gets harder and harder to find sea glass....there is still plenty. I hunt every low tide that I am off of work.

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Aug 22, 2010, Sea Glass Jewelry

What is sea glass jewelry? Whether it is a beach glass bracelet, sea glass necklace or sea glass earrings, jewelry made with sea glass has become very popular. Where can I find beachglass jewelry...

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Aug 22, 2010, All along the Southern shore of Lake Michigan

Michigan City/Long Beach, Indiana. Rate: Fair to Good We have been finding lots of glass all along this coast for many years. Most of it is on the smaller

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Aug 20, 2010, Letters on Sea Glass

HI. Just found this today on St. Croix. The letters look like 1/2 of an O or U, RN and 1/2 of an E or B. Maybe Journey. Any ideas????? Thanks, Ter

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Aug 17, 2010, Estepona Beach, Spain - Sea Glass Report

Found many pieces and shades of green, brown, clear, pink sea glass

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Aug 17, 2010, St Pete Beach, Florida Sea Glass Report

I found two pieces of sea glass near 51st St West in St Pete Beach Florida. Although they were not high quality, I was excited because I had just read

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Aug 17, 2010, Oceanside, OR Sea Glass Report

Oceanside, OR is about 10 miles north of Tillamook and my family and I went agate hunting and happened upon MANY pieces of sea glass that day! I found

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