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Odyssey Sea Glass Newsletter - Winter Treasures?
December 13, 2013

How's things with you? With winter going on in the northern hemisphere, would you say that its better for finding sea glass or worse?

Here in the southern hemisphere, it is warming up into a nice but somewhat late spring.

Today, Friday, December 13th, Lin and I hit the beach earlier than usual, trying to get there before an early low tide at 7:40 a.m.

The beach has not been real productive lately, apparently because the waves (there are always waves here) have been smaller and basically the same size for a couple of weeks.

Under those conditions, it appears that, at least here, the sand is piled up more on the shore, covering up the "gravel pits" and sea glass.

On the other hand, walking on the beach yesterday did have some nice suprises as in these photos:

starfish peru
Starfish - Thursday, Dec 12th

throw net fishing peru
Throw-net fishing catch by locals - Thursday, Dec 12th

Crab with starfish and sea urchin - Thursday, Dec 12th

While yesterday's walk was interesting and scenic, it was pretty tame overall.

Today, we could see that that had changed.

The waves were bigger, about one to two feet overhead at least in surfer's terms.

Good and Bad

That was both good and bad for the sea glass hunt.

Bad because the waves were washing way up the beach and we were hardpressed to get to the lower areas where much of the sea glass was to be found.

Good in that the waves had scoured the beach, uncovering layers of gravel that we hadn't seen in awhile.

The ocean is treacherous. It'll lull you into thinking you can walk down to the low tide line and then, with no noise, it can come sweeping in behind you, causing panic and flight.

Needless to say, we both got a little wet.

Here's a selection of the better pieces of sea glass we found.

gorgeous blue sea glass big that lin found on Huanchaco beach
Gorgeous Aqua Sea Glass - Friday, December 13th

aqua blue sea glass big
Photo 2 of Gorgeous Aqua Sea Glass - Friday, December 13th

sea glass catch friday 13 december huanchaco peru
Select Sea Glass - Friday, December 13th

We'll get more photos up on Facebook as we take them.

Summer here starts on the same date as winter starts in the northern parts of the world, Dec. 21st or 22nd.
David and Lin Sea Glass
With  winter generally comes more storms, waves, and currents.

These may uncover sea glass that has been buried for many months or even years, producing some good finds on many beaches.

On the other hand, few of us are willing to brave the beach when the weather is extreme.

Lin and I know that you, though, are one of the fanatics who isn't fazed by a little snow, ice, and hurrnicane-force winds.


~ David 

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Here's what you'll find in this November 2013 edition of the Odyssey Sea Glass Newsletter.

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Winner of the November 2013 Sea Glass Photo Contest

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The winning photo is "Starburst" by Cathy R. in Rock River, Ohio, USA

Congratulations, Cathy!

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Have you missed out on the new pages and blogs at Odyssey Sea Glass?

Check them out quickly and easily on our Sea Glass Blog or take a look at a selection below that you might have missed.

Happy hunting to all!

David and Lin Schneider

Did You Miss These Exciting Blogs?

Selected Pages from Odyssey and Contributors

Dec 11, 2013

Sea Glass Collecting

~ submitted by David and Lin in Huanchaco, Peru Sea glass collecting here varies from day to day. In fact we've found that to be true on pretty much all

Continue reading "Sea Glass Collecting"

Dec 09, 2013

Multis and Bubbles - Revisited

~ Cheryl ~ by Sarah Good - Leicester, England, U.K. I love all the colours and textures in this photo- its one of my favourites.... It was taken on

Continue reading "Multis and Bubbles - August 2011 Sea Glass Photo Contest"

Dec 09, 2013

Sea Glass - Seaside, California Revisited

Sea Glass at Seaside, California (Click on images to zoom) Yes, you need to get wet to get the

Continue reading "Sea Glass - Seaside, California"

Dec 08, 2013

Oil Sea Glass for Wet Look?

Should I oil my sea glass for a wet look? What oil should I use? A light oil or mineral oil...

Continue reading "Oil Sea Glass for Wet Look?"

Dec 07, 2013

"Kicking up" a trail

~sea glass photo submitted by Laurie Riley in Beals, MaineWhere was this photo taken?Backfield Beach on Beals, Island, MaineDate, time of day, and

Continue reading ""Kicking up" a trail"

Dec 07, 2013

Beach Glass Marble Beauty - December 2013 Sea Glass Photo Contest

~sea glass photo submitted by Jeanne Kollecker, Chardon, Ohio Where was this photo taken? Along the shores of Lake Erie, Ohio Date, time of

Continue reading "Beach Glass Marble Beauty - December 2013 Sea Glass Photo Contest"

Dec 05, 2013

12-04-13 Huanchaco Beach Peru Beach Finds

~ submitted by David and Lin of in Huanchaco, Peru Lin and I were at the beach on a very nice day yesterday and found some sea glass

Continue reading "12-04-13 Huanchaco Beach Peru Beach Finds"

Nov 28, 2013

Sea Glass Report - Nice, France

~ sea glass report submitted by Jennifer from Chicago Western Suburbs Name of the Beach and/or City nearest the Beach: There isn't a name, its on

Continue reading "Sea Glass Report - Nice, France"

Nov 28, 2013

Question - Sea Glass bottom round?

~ question submitted by Tisha from Jersey Shore, New Jersey, USA Found this yellow bottom round with starfish symbol on bottom in center of a horseshoe

Continue reading "Question - Sea Glass bottom round?"

Nov 28, 2013

Sea Glass in a Seashell

~ sea glass photo submitted by Anonymous I love to photograph seaglass For this set up: I used original sand from a beach where I used to

Continue reading "Sea Glass in a Seashell"

Nov 28, 2013

Seaglass Sailboat

~ craft project submitted by Mona in Maine, USA The sail on the right side of the boat was found by my grandson Justin. The sail on the left

Continue reading "Seaglass Sailboat"

Nov 28, 2013

Sea Glass Tabletop

~ sea glass project submitted by Lynne in Milford, Connecticut My tabletop is made from seaglass picked up on Walnut & Silver Sands beaches

Continue reading "Sea Glass Tabletop"

Nov 28, 2013

Homer Spit Beach - Sea Glass Report

~ beach report submitted by Sherry from Homer, Alaska, USA Name of Beach: Homer Spit Beach Nearest Town:     Homer, Alaska Describe

Continue reading "Homer Spit Beach - Sea Glass Report"

Nov 28, 2013

Shorely Stunning - October 2013 Sea Glass Photo Contest

~ submitted by Anjalai Pettit in Cape May County, NJ Where was this photo taken? This photo was taken at my house in Cape May County Date, time

Continue reading "Shorely Stunning - October 2013 Sea Glass Photo Contest"

Nov 26, 2013

Crystal Rainbow - November 2013 Sea Glass Photo Contest

~ submitted by Laura in West Virginia, USA Where was this photo taken? Lake Erie, PA Date, time of day, and weather conditions? 46 degrees,windy

Continue reading "Crystal Rainbow - November 2013 Sea Glass Photo Contest"

Nov 26, 2013

Dark Purple Beach Glass

~ sea glass question submitted by Kelly Thaden in Austin, Texas I have some really dark purple pieces. They are so dark you can only see the color

Continue reading "Dark Purple Beach Glass"

Nov 26, 2013

Sea Glass Photo Gallery

Sea Glass Photo Gallery - Submitted by our viewers and us, see these stunning photos and videos of sea glass

Continue reading "Sea Glass Photo Gallery"

Nov 26, 2013

11/25/2013 Glass Beach Port Townsend

~ sea glass catch report submitted by Adie in Port Townsend, Washington, USA Largest Red I have ever found bigger then a quarter.  Found three marbles

Continue reading "11/25/2013 Glass Beach Port Townsend"

Nov 26, 2013

Huge Red - November 2013 Sea Glass Photo Contest

~ sea glass contest photo submitted by Adie in Port Townsend, Washington, USA Where was this photo taken? North Beach Port Townsend Washington. 

Continue reading "Huge Red - November 2013 Sea Glass Photo Contest"

Nov 25, 2013

Lake Michigan Sea Glass Collectors Group "Meet and Greet"

~ sea glass event submitted by Harry Ross in Lake County, Illinois USA Next year's Meet and Greet will take place near Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Tentative

Continue reading "Lake Michigan Sea Glass Collectors Group "Meet and Greet""

Nov 23, 2013

Does anyone know the origin of these pieces of sea glass?

~ submitted by Jessica in Mayetta, New Jersey My friend and I found these pieces in Barnegat Light, NJ last week.  We know the one piece

Continue reading "Does anyone know the origin of these pieces of sea glass?"

Nov 23, 2013

Identifying My Sea Glass

~ Sea glass identification question submitted by Judy  I came across some sea glass at an estate sale. They told me that the couple collected sea

Continue reading "Identifying My Sea Glass"

Nov 23, 2013

RBON Sea Glass

~ sea glass photo submitted by Debby Dernberger in Pacifica, California, USA Date, time of day, and weather conditions? This photo was taken

Continue reading "RBON Sea Glass"

Nov 21, 2013

4th Annual Cayucos Sea Glass Festival

4th Annual Cayucos Sea Glass Festival   MARCH 8 & 9th, 2014 Saturday & Sunday 10:00am - 5:00pm, Cayucos Vet’s Hall (at the foot of the Pier);

Continue reading "4th Annual Cayucos Sea Glass Festival"

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