What the heck is this?!

by Nicole
(Rochester, NY, USA)


Please help me figure out what these are! I've tried and failed so far. These are off-white pieces that seem like glass (?), they are about a centimeter or so and have "L" shapes indented in them. I have now found FOUR of these, identically shaped with the same mark. The one side is smooth and slightly curved, the other is rough, like it broke off of something. I've thought it could be a rock or shell part, but they are so identical I doubt it. Some have the "L" shape in the opposite direction (as pictured). Could it be a part of something electrical (like an insulator). I am out of ideas. They kind of look like oversized front teeth, slightly translucent with variations. Please help!

Comments for What the heck is this?!

Click here to add your own comments

Dec 25, 2020
White stones
by: Anonymous

Possibly "Lucky Stones" from inside a fish head. They look like mine from a sheephead fish. Some fish have 2. They are used for balance.

Nov 06, 2020
Lucky stones!
by: Pam

They are called lucky stones. Mostly found along the great lakes. Ear bones of fish. L from the left side of the fish and J from the the right side. From freshwater drum fish!

Click here to add your own comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Identify Your Sea Glass.


Share this page:
Enjoy this page? Please pay it forward. Here's how...

Would you prefer to share this page with others by linking to it?

  1. Click on the HTML link code below.
  2. Copy and paste it, adding a note of your own, into your blog, a Web page, forums, a blog comment, your Facebook account, or anywhere that someone would find this page valuable.

OdysseySeaGlass relies on advertising to cover costs of sharing sea glass info from around the world. Purchasing from an ad on our site costs no more than directly and provides us with a few cents income.

You will see Google and Amazon ads as well a few other advertisers as you view our pages. .


Browse Our List of Recommended Sea Glass and Beach Books