|How are you doing on this brisk winter (N. Hemisphere) or sultry (S. Hemisphere) day? |
Well, we're all getting ready for a new sea glass season starting next year (3 days away!)
Lin and I are in the N. Hemisphere for the time being, in Sequim, Washington State.
With winter storms, bigger surf, and stronger currents, the beaches this time of year are tossing up and uncovering new finds... get right on it if you can!
If you can't personally walk the beaches of the world, well, Lin and I bring a lot to the fun to our site right here on OdysseySeaGlass.com.
David and Lin
Here's the latest from us sea glass fan-addicts:
Did you get your photo in for the December Online Sea Glass Photo Contest? You still have a few days to do it!!!
Sea Glass Photo Contest
Although there is only a short time left for votes for December, we are also beginning the voting on the Sea Glass Photo of the Year 2011.
To see all the photos submitted so far, go to our page Sea Glass Photo Gallery.
Click on the thumbnails to see the original submission and VOTE on all you like!!!
Lin and I had the pleasure to go to the Santa Cruz Sea Glass and Ocean Arts Festival in Santa Cruz. California, last month, and boy was it fun!
Santa Cruz Sea Glass Festival 2011
The winner of the first-place $500.00 prize was Sally Mesa with her amazing piece of peach-pink sea glass.
What is it? No one was positive, but it was announced that it might possibly be the handle of a vintage glass letter opener. Who made that tentative ID? Lin herself right here next to me (my sweetie...my wife).
Lin had a glass letter opener that belonged to her grandmother and this beautiful piece of sea glass was very similar in size and shape.
In our next newsletter, we will post more exciting photos. The other winning pieces were, well, just fabulous!
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Dec 28, 2011
Sea Glass Photo Gallery
Sea Glass Photo Gallery - Submitted by our viewers and us, see these stunning photos and videos of sea glass
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Dec 28, 2011
Block Island, Rhode Island
Block Island Featured Beaches - Find sea glass, sea shells, Indian artifacts, and treasures
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Dec 27, 2011
Topsail Island Christmas Ornament
~ by Morgan Carter, Advance, NC, USA Where was this photo taken? Taken at my house in Advance, NC. Sea Glass found in Topsail Island, NC. Date, time
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Dec 20, 2011
2nd Annual Sea Glass Festival - Cayucos, California
2nd Annual Sea Glass Festival Cayucos, California MARCH 10-11, 2012 Saturday, 10:00am - 5:00pm Sunday, 10:00am - 4:00pm Cayucos Vet’s Hall (at the foot
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Dec 20, 2011
Ponte Vedra Beach Florida
It's Great to be in Florida Buy From Art.com ~ by Anonymous I have looked several days for literally hours on Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida,
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Dec 20, 2011
A Bottle - December 2011 Sea Glass Photo Contest
~ By: Janet Marie Watley - New York, New York Where was this photo taken? Israel -Tel Aviv Date, time of day, and weather conditions? Sunny day
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Dec 20, 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
Aug 13, 2010, Rosario Beach, WA
we decided to check out Rosario Beach near Puget sound and discovered a beach littered with numerous colorful stones! I found maybe 20 pieces of sea glass
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Aug 12, 2010, Tumbled to Treasure - Seaglass
TUMBLED TO TREASURE I remain amazed at this wonderful world we live in and God’s ability to teach us when we least expect it. Even seaglass can be used
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Aug 12, 2010, Identify Sea Glass
Found light green bottom piece with the word blood embossed. Anyone know what this piece i
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Aug 12, 2010, Santa Monica Sea Glass Report
Easy to find green and white glass but the pieces are generally small and often not cooked evenly.
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Aug 11, 2010, Teal/Dark Cyan Piece of Sea Glass..
I found this piece of sea glass in NJ the other day and it is much more blue than any of the other aqua pieces I have and stuck out like a sore thumb lying
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Aug 11, 2010, Does anyone know the origin of these pieces of sea glass?
My friend and I found these pieces in Barnegat Light, NJ last week. We know the one piece is a bottle stopper, but we were curious to see if anyone had
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Aug 11, 2010, Campfire Glass or Something Else?..
These pieces were all found during one day at the beach. I have read about campfire glass but these pieces do not have black specs in them like most campfire
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Aug 10, 2010, Boobies, Humped-Back Whales, Sea Glass in Peru
Northern Peru - Ah, blue skies, wonderful weather, no humidity to speak of at this time of year (August), and the beach is just beautiful. Amazing how
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Aug 10, 2010, Bounty at High Island, Tx.
These are a fraction (over 400) of the pieces I found at High Island a couple of weeks ago. There are 4 bonfire pieces (2 clear, 2 green), several pottery
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Aug 9, 2010, Radioactive sea glass? Rusty's Girl
A few years ago I collected about 8 pieces of sea glass on the California coast. It is light cyan to pale turquoise blue and all pieces have a strong
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Aug 9, 2010, Buffalo china 1821
I found a very large piece of what Buffalo China dated 1821 on the beach in Washington state. Can anyone give me more info on this
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Aug 8, 2010, Bimini Island Sea Glass
View Larger Map During a wild dolphin swim week at wildquest.com, I found a lot of small and larger pieces of sea glass, mostly light green, pale blue
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Aug 8, 2010, SHARKY's Blue and White Orb
One day strolling down a California north coast bluff, peering down an extremely vertical cliff side, I saw something by a creek flowing into a secret
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Aug 8, 2010, Pale Pink Sea Glass
I'm sort of new to the sea glass world, but I won't forget my first piece of sea glass. Before I got into sea glass, I collected rocks (which I still do).
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Aug 6, 2010, LOTS of black sea glass
Found this in a matter of an hour in about 30 feet. Most have lips or ridges, one has numbers. Any thoughts on what it was
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