Sea Glass that Changes Colour

by Ron Evans
(Staffordshire)

Dark blue in normal light

Dark blue in normal light

Dark blue in normal light
Sea Glass looks golden-yellow when held to light
Marloes Sands, Wales, beach
Blue to yellow color change? Compare the same piece of sea glass.

~sea glass question submitted by Ron Evans, Staffordshire,England, UK

SeaGlass found at Marloes Sands in Pembrokeshire, Wales


Hi,

Anyone know why the sea glass I found on Marloes Sands is dark blue innormal light and a golden/yellow when back lit or held up to the light?


~ seaglass question submitted by Ron Evans, Staffordshire,England, UK



About MarloesSands, Wales:

Marloes Sands is anapprox. 1.5 kilometres (0.93 mi) long remote sandy beach inPembrokeshire, Wales, near the village of Marloes.

It's broadly curved and surrounded by cliffs. Walking on the beachgives great views of Skokholm Island and Gateholm Island.

Location:

The beach is located SWfrom the Marloes village and there is a National Trust car-park nearby(charge per day or free for National Trust members).
There is a track that leads from the main road to the beach.

There is a disused World War II Royal Air Force airfield RAF Dale,above the south east cliffs of the beach.

There are approximately three accesses to the beach which become veryuseful if you get caught by the tide coming in.

Besides the main access from Runwayskiln there is also an access to thenorth, near Gateholm Island, that requires some scrambling over therocks and another access to the south that has steps leading to themidsection of the beach.

~from Wikipedia


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Purpled Lead?
by: Tim in New England

Just a guess, but maybe it's purpled yellow lead glass, or glass that's been artificially purpled?

See the following link:

http://www.patternglass.com/this_color_purple_99.htm

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