Painted sea glass

by Em

Painted sea glass necklace

Painted sea glass necklace

~ By: Em, Pennsylvania

I love decorative painting and have painted on everything from feathers to crab shells.

A few years ago I fell in love with sea glass and this past year tried my hand at making wire wrapped jewelry.

Then I saw a post from someone who painted on sea glass and decided to try my hand at that.

This week there was a question on the blog asking for advise on what kind of paint or sealer to use.

I answered that post but wasn't able to attach a picture of one of my finished pieces.

This site has given me so much inspiration and other sea glass enthusiasts have been so generous with sharing their finds and talents.

Hoping this piece will inspire others.

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Comments for Painted sea glass

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Apr 24, 2015
by: Susan

After seeing the kind of stones that were featured in this site, I did made a thorough search regarding the glass beaches around the locality where I live, but was very disappointed and heartbroken to know that there weren’t even a single beach.

Aug 28, 2014
Thank you
by: Em

Thank you for your comment on my painted sea glass.

I just checked out your Facebook page. You do beautiful work.

It has been a while since I painted on sea glass but your have inspired me to start again.

Thank you so much,


Aug 28, 2014
by: Selkie's Sea Glass

I would love it you would come and share your work on my Facebook sea glass page. Just love what you have done here.

What kind of paint have you used? Do you seal it?

Apr 13, 2012
Thank you
by: Em

Thank you Mona. I appreciate your kind comments.

Apr 13, 2012
painted seaglass
by: Mona

Your painted seaglass is beautiful! wish I were that talented. Keep painting. Would love to see more of your creations.

Mar 24, 2012
Painted sea glass
by: Em

Thank you Carroll. Comments like yours gives me encouragement to keep creating.

Thanks again,


Mar 23, 2012
Painted Sea Glass
by: Carroll

This is beautiful! What a great idea!

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