Lake Erie Sea Glass Near Buffalo NY
(Buffalo, NY, USA)
Lake Erie Sea Glass Sampler, Near Buffalo NY
First time posting to this site , so i just wanted rep my favorite Great Lake and hometown.
I do probably 99% of my collecting just a few miles south of Buffalo NY.
I'm an on and off collector.
Every once in a while i get that itch, and get obsessed. I'll be down at the beach every day if I can get away with it.
Included in the photo of my color sampler is an equine tooth I found at the beach in 2011, probably from a mule, which is one of the most unusual things I've ever found at at my favorite spot.
I've also included my small, but steadily growing collection of UV reactive glass, as it looks in under black light and in normal light.
That red piece in the center actually has a thin layer of yellow which fluoresces orange under the UV, the yellow layer is worn away near the middle, hence the pinhole appearance.
Anyway, I've filled many jars, mostly common stuff of course.
Some of my more rare colors only fill a shot glass.
When i get serious and collect often, I can expect to find at least one rare or uncommon color per trip to the beach. Recommended Hotels in Buffalo
Pink and cornflower seem to be relatively abundant locally as far as rare colors go, though I've not yet found any true orange.
Multies and art glass are very rare here, except that which entered the lake as broken dishes or vases.
Most of the area is industrial, so i cant imagine there were a lot of glass artisans discarding their scrap into the water.
So if anything, I hope my photos inspire you to shuffle off to Buffalo! or at least take some time to skim our shores the next time you pass through.
I don't know if I'd call it a world class area to collect, but the odds are you will find something good.
Buffalo, NY, USA