Around The World Adventures in Sea Glass, Seaglass, Beach, Collecting, Jewelry, Pacific, West Coast

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Published on January 24, 2010

Author: WestCoastSeaGlass

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A slide show presented by Mary Beth Beuke of West Coast Sea Glass at the North American Sea Glass Association's 2009 Sea Glass Festival.

“ AROUND THE WORLD ADVENTURES IN SEA GLASS” NORTH AMERICAN SEA GLASS FESTIVAL MARY BETH BEUKE

MB KAYAKING. PACIFIC OCEAN, WA

PACIFIC OCEAN CLIFFS – 3,200 MILES+

PACIFIC OCEAN, PUGET SOUND PHOTO: RANSCO’S ADVENTURE PAGES

PUGET SOUND, WA – WHERE I LIVE, KAYAK AND SEARCH FOR SEA GLASS

WHAT IS SEA GLASS?: BROKEN BOTTLES WINDOW PANES LANTERN GLASS VASES ART GLASS CANNING JARS TABLE WARE MARBLES Sea glass starts out as refuse glass that was broken then discarded into the sea. Powerful elements of sand, tide, water and weather buffet the shard over time and terrain.  It is transformed during the voyage; sanded, smoothed, hydrated and renewed into a gem.

IN GENERAL, SEA GLASS IS BROKEN GLASS PIECES FOUND ALONG THE SHORE.

INTACT, LAVENDER BOTTLE NECK BC, CANADA

ENGLAND’S NORTH SEA GEMS

HYDRATION & PITTING, TWO IMPORTANT FACTORS THAT DEFINE GENUINE SEA GLASS

IDENTIFYING SEA GLASS CREATES A CHALLENGE BETWEEN HISTORY’S TRUTHS AND ONE’S IMAGINATION Why do we love sea glass?

Why do we love sea glass?

 

HOW IT ALL STARTED. OREGON COAST – 1970?

THE PACIFIC’S DANGEROUS SHORES. PHOTO: FULLERTON COLLEGE ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY DEPT.

SHIPWRECK COUNT SINCE 1803 IMAGE: WESTCOASTER.COM

PETER IREDALE – SHORTLY AFTER GROUNDING FT. CLATSOP, OREGON - 1906

1850’S GLOBE LANTERN OR HURRICANE DISTRESS LAMP W/CRANBERRY RED GLASS. FOUND AFTER AN EARLY 1900’S SHIPWRECK VANCOUVER IS. CANADA © WEST SEA CO.

SOME OF THE PACIFIC’S RAREST GEMS.

From South to North, up the Pacific Coast. 7,000 mile road trip.

KONA, HAWAII

LAVA FLOW, CORAL, TIDE POOLS & SEA GLASS. FURTHEST SOUTHERNMOST POINT US

LAVA FLOW & CORAL BED. CLOSE-UP. HAWAII

KILAUEA - LAVA HOPPING FOR SEA GLASS.

GREAT PACIFIC GARBAGE PATCH FLOTSAM. HAWAII

ROUGH PACIFIC TIDE APPROACHING IN THE DISTANCE.

LARGE RARE ORANGE. HAPUNA, HAWAII

PROTECTED SEA TURTLE - HAWAII

WHALE BREACHING IN THE BAY. HAWAII

SEA GLASS IS MOST OFTEN FOUND ALONG PEBBLY SHORES. SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

A CLOSER LOOK ON THE SAME BEACH

MALIBU, SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

A SEA GLASS HUNTER IN TRAINING. HER FIRST ORANGE. NORTHERN CALIFORNIA

A HANDFUL OF GEMS. NORTHERN CA

PACIFIC OCEAN - SAN FRANCISCO BAY WITH OLDER HISTORY. NORTHERN CALIFORNIA

ALCATRAZ ISLAND IN THE DISTANCE

SPENDING A WHOLE DAY ON A SMALL ISLAND.

FORT BRAGG, CA – WHITES & BROWNS

PACIFIC OCEAN CLIFFS – SOUTHERN OREGON

CORNFLOWER BLUE – 1 IN 300 PIECES THAT DAY NEAH BAY, WASHINGTON

A WEDDING ON THE WASHINGTON COAST.

A VERY GOOD DAY. TEN HOURS.

A BALD EAGLE HUNTING FOR LUNCH. MT. BAKER IN WASHINGTON STATE IN THE BACKGROUND

SEA GLASS FOUND IN THE NORTHWEST US.

DINNER AFTER AN ALL DAY HIKE.

A VERY REMOTE ISLAND. PUGET SOUND, WA

RARE, ALASKAN SNOWY OWL. 1 IN 10 YEARS

AN ISLAND OFF THE CANADIAN COAST. GEORGIA STRAIT

KAYAKING IN DUNGENESS BAY – VANCOUVER ISLAND, CANADA SUNSET IN THE DISTANCE

CANADIAN TRIBES PADDLE - 2004

JAPANESE GLASS FISHING FLOATS – BERING SEA FOUND IN ALASKA

CLAM DIGGING. LOWEST TIDE. -9.6

CARIBBEAN SEA GLASS – JAMAICA, HAITI, VIRGIN IS.

GREEK ISLANDS

SANTORINI ISLAND GREECE - AGEAN SEA

SANTORINI GREECE – AN ISLAND CALDERA

SANTORINI ISLAND GREECE - AGEAN SEA

ATHENS, GREECE - AGEAN SEA

PAROS, GREECE – AEGEAN SEA ISLAND

SANTORINI ISLAND GREECE - AGEAN SEA

VINTAGE GAME DIE – ¼” WIDE. NORTHERN WA

A COLOR WHEEL OF GEMS FROM ENGLAND’S NORTH SEA

OLIVE GREEN W/AIR BUBBLE, BOTTOM RIGHT CARIBBEAN

EXTREMELY RARE PACIFIC, SEA GLASS BEADS. THE DARKEST BLUE IS A TRADING BEAD

A RARE, TRUE TURQUOISE, SEA GLASS BEAD CALIFORNIA - 2007

WHERE DO SEA GLASS MARBLES COME FROM?

PACIFIC & CARIBBEAN OCEAN MARBLES TUMBLING 70+ YEARS

LET’S TALK ABOUT RED…

EXTREMELY RARE RED, TINY BOTTLE STOPPER NORTHERN CALIFORNIA

EXTREMELY RARE, FACETED REDS. PACIFIC OCEAN

VASELINE GLASS W/URANIUM DIOXIDE POSSIBLY FROM A HANDLE

THANK YOU!

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