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Readers ask: Sea glass poem?

Who wrote the poem I want to age like sea glass?

It was written by Bernadette Noll. I want to enjoy the journey and always remember that if you give the ocean something breakable it will turn it into something beautiful.

What does sea glass symbolize?

Sea Glass is well regarded as a symbol of renewal and healing, a metaphor for life. Sea Glass is simply glass, originally a bottle, dish or favored decorative object, no longer needed because it has served its purpose, outlived its usefulness or is broken and tossed in the trash.

Is Sea Glass worth any money?

It has real value, with some individual pieces selling for up to $1,000 and more. An even more rare, genuine, medium size piece of jewelry quality red sea glass may sell for close to $100 or even more.

Is Seaglass good luck?

Aqua is the color rumored to be treasured by Mermaids and, like all sea glass, is universally thought of as a good luck talisman. Aqua sea glass is a welcome, meaningful and appreciated gift for anyone who is trying to achieve a state of peace and tranquility.

What is the rarest sea glass color?

Turquoise is the rarest color of blue sea glass.

Soft blue, cornflower, and aqua shades are less rare than some blues because they were used in medicine bottles, mason jars, and decorative pieces. Turquoise is the rarest blue sea glass and is very hard to come by.

Is it legal to collect sea glass?

As a State Park, all cultural and natural features are protected. It is ILLEGAL to take the sea glass. over a year ago. It is not allowed by the State Park.

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What is the difference between sea glass and beach glass?

The difference between sea and beach glass is that genuine sea glass originates from the sea or the ocean and beach glass is found on the shores of very large lakes. Beach glass can sometimes also refer to the handmade artificial glass that some crafters make to try and replicate genuine sea glass.

How long does it take glass to become sea glass?

Sea glass takes 20 to 40 years, and sometimes as much as 100 to 200 years, to acquire its characteristic texture and shape. It is also colloquially referred to as “drift glass” from the longshore drift process that forms the smooth edges.

Why is sea glass so expensive?

Certain pieces can be much older, thicker and have characteristics that will make a shard of sea glass more valuable. Colors that are rare are those that no longer have a modern source and colors that were expensive to make (such as vivid red which required actual gold to make the molten glass that hue).

What is purple sea glass from?

Most purple sea glass is actually “sun” purple – in the old days manganese was added to glass as a clarifying agent, and manganese turns purple when exposed to UV rays – like those in sunlight. That’s why some antique bottles have that lovely lavender glow… but more on that below!

Where is the most sea glass found?

There are some beaches that are known for sea glass, the most popular is Fort Bragg, California, which was previously a dumpsite where glass was left in abundance. Another popular place is Kauai Island in Hawaii, where glass gets trapped in between lava rocks and makes it way to the shore.

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How much is green sea glass worth?

What was worth $100 a few years ago might bring $25 today. If your sea glass is a common color, you will find it very hard to sell, especially if it is not jewelry grade. If you do want to sell your sea glass, the best options are Etsy.com and eBay.com.

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