Black Glass found near Scottish Loch

by Robert Strzelecki
(Perth, Western Australia)

my partner and I travelled to Scotland this year and while walking the banks of Loch Assynt near the ruins of Calder House we came across a number of worn black glass fragments with wonderful brightly coloured remnants of strange patterns.

some fragments showed impressed patterns as if the base of a container. Others looked like brightly decorated rims.

Does anyone have any ideas what these might be from?
Robert and Carol

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Aug 15, 2018
by: Jennifer

This has solved a mystery for me, too! I've found nearly identical pieces on a beach near me. And I was here on the site looking for something else!

Aug 15, 2018
Glass fragments from skeet disks
by: David & Lin

Hi Robert,

What you have found are likely clay targets (pidgeons) from skeet shooting on the beach.

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