Are you fascinated by sea glass?
A growing passion for collecting
seaglass or beachglass pieces or beautiful
sea glass shards has resulted in an increasing interest in sea and
Here at Odyssey, we have do have our own line of Lin's handmade jewelry. However, lately Lin's joint pain has pretty much put an end to her seaglass jewelry making.
On the other hand, on this and other pages we present quite a bit of information to help you learn about this fascinating hobby.
A growing passion for
collecting sea or beachglass pieces or beautiful sea glass shards
has resulted in an increasing interest in sea and beachglass jewelry.
What beachglass or sea glass jewelry and crafts are available?
To look at Lin's jewelry, click here. Or to see the beautiful "raw" genuine, natural beach glass sold by us specifically for jewelry and crafts, click here.
You can see the beach glass sold by piece, in matched pairs, and in bulk color or mixed groups.
The naturally wave-tumbled glass we offer for sale is clearly marked
as to what it's grade,
color, and size is.
Our jewelry lines are designed around a range of hand-collected beachglass finds from beaches on the East and West Coast of the United States as well as select pieces from Japan, Italy, and other exotic beach areas.
are the basic kinds of sea or beachglass jewelry?
Then simply add a loop of silver,
copper, or gold wire,
etcetera, and you have a pendant; or, if you make a pair, beachglass
This is the technique mainly used by some of the most popular sea and beachglass jewelry artists, Lin included.
A third technique used by other handcrafted glass jewelers is bezeling sea and beach glass pieces, shown below as made by Signe Lawson.
As you can see in these photos, bezeling adds a sophisticated touch to your
Bezeling with sterling silver or gold is very attractive and can be used very effectively to make rings, bracelets, earrings, and other beachglass jewelry.
Bezeling is a great way to set or mount seaglass, since it allows light to pass through the beachglass unimpeded.