Artisan Sea Glass: Davenport

There are many genres of sea glass, whose differences are based on the source from which they came or their sizes, shapes and/or textures. (Refer to other blog posts for more information on this.) Artisan sea glass – the origins of which stem from decorative glass works (paperweights, chandeliers, lamp shades, vases) – showcase such an incredible array of designs, colors and shapes that they are an all-time favorite among sea glass collectors. Perhaps the most famous artisan sea glass found in North America is from Davenport Beach in California. People began hearing about this sea glass in the early … Continue reading Artisan Sea Glass: Davenport

Building a Sea Glass Collection

So, you’ve fallen in love with sea glass and want to begin a collection. Or you are a long-time collector and want to expand your collection into sea glass genres not available on local beaches. Well, there are a number of ways to do this. Travel. Trade. Gift. Purchase. As a matter of preference, I’d choose travel anytime over the other options because you gather up remarkable experiences along with pocket treasures. But sometimes travel isn’t possible. Trading or gifting sea glass are the next best options to me because it means you’ve taken the time to connect and build … Continue reading Building a Sea Glass Collection