Black or Olive Green?

by Laura K.
(Portland, ME)

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Is this piece considered black, or is it olive green? Found on East End Beach, Portland ME. I just moved to the area and have started collecting over the past week :) Pictures are taken indoors, at night (so not in natural light). Thank you all!

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Oct 21, 2018
Black beach glass or olive green
by: David

General information:

"Black sea glass" can refer to any dark glass that looks black in natural light on the beach.

So you could refer to that glass as black glass in a collection or informal conversation and you would be correct.

For a formal situation like selling it, you would want to add "very dark olive."

In this specific case:

On my computer screen, it is hard to see exactly what the color is (my eyes ain't too great either).

David at OdysseySeaGlass

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