Is this bonfire glass?

by Bev
(New Zealand)

Is this bonfire glass?

Is this bonfire glass?

This clear/white piece was found in New Zealand on a beach, and I would like to know whether it is bonfire glass.

It is most irregular in shape.

Any hints would be appreciated thank you.

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May 25, 2017
Is this bonfire glass?
by: Bev

Thank you Anonymous for your reply to my query.

Your piece does sound interesting, and mine doesn't appear to have ash or anything inside, but I can't imagine what else could have caused such an unusual shape, unless it was a bonfire.

Years ago it was common to have bonfires on the beaches around here and bottles were likely to have been thrown into the fire.

Whatever it is - it's a really interesting piece.

May 16, 2017
Found too...
by: Anonymous

I have found bonfire beach glass on the shore of Lake Ontario in Toronto before - the pieces I have found are thick and UN-patterned - they also have charred spots and bubbles inside. Not sure if yours is bonfire glass or not - mine do look different.

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