Big Red - Sea Glass from North Beach, Washington

by David Schneider - Odyssey Sea Glass
(Sequim, Washington for now)

Big Red - Sea Glass

Big Red - Sea Glass

~ by David - Red Red Sea Glass

Well, what can I say? After so many years whining about Lin always finding better sea glass than me (just in a kidding tone of course), I finally am able to just smile and gloat.

We went to North Beach in Port Townsend, WA, last week on a very chilly day, although there was some sun.

We left the car and headed down the now-barricaded boat ramp (why in the world did they shut this nice little ramp).

I looked down and saw a lump that looked at first glance like one of the rocks, due to its size and dark color. However, my eye was caught by something that said it was glass.

I picked it up and took a look through the heavily frosted, dark surface and though, "Hmmm, that looks kinda red." Then I thought it must be a shade of brown.

It definitely was not a bright or cherry red...but was that actually a dark wine-red I was seeing?

I showed it to Lin and she was quiet. Then she said, maybe it's red.

I put it in my bag and tried not to get overly-excited. After all, at my age they say you shouldn't put a sudden strain on your heart.

I figured with good light at home we would be able to tell what color it really was.

Well, the next day the sun came out, so I wet the lump and the photos above show what we saw... a beautiful deep red!

What made it even better is the size. It measures 1-1/8 inch long by 5/8 inches by 5/8 inches.

Yes, it is a good glob of golly-I-found-it gorgeous red. :-)

My conclusion? Keep whining long enough and you'll find your gorgeous glob of ridiculously-red sea glass, too.

David @

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Mar 02, 2012
I am so jealous!
by: Pat B.

If I keep looking long enough, one day I too will be lucky and find a beauty red! Mind you, I am also longing for big yellow and orange as well... Hoping to get to Pt Townsend this summer if all goes well. Can't wait. Congrats to you!

Mar 02, 2012
Awesome Red Sea Glass!
by: Kim S.


That is awesome! I would not have been able to contain myself.

I will have to post a picture of a red "glob" I found. It almost looks like it was in a fire or something. It is pretty cool.

Congrats on your awesome find!! :)


Thanks, Kim! We look forward to your photos, too, if you get a chance.

David and Lin

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