Pure Sea Glass: Discovering Nature's Vanishing Gems (Hardcover)

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An ideal book for anyone who loves the shore. The first complete guide to collecting, identifying, and understanding the history behind smooth glass shards found at the water's edge. More than 250 color photos pay tribute to both sea glass and the historical glassware that is frequently its source. Beachcombers can now use subtle clues regarding color and shape to determine age, rarity, and even origin.


Dimensions 9.3x6.7x1.1
ISBN 9780975324608
Genre NATURE / Ecosystems & Habitats / Oceans & Seas
Format Hardcover
Pages 224
Publisher Date 2004-06-30 00:00:00.0
Publisher Chesapeake Seaglass Pub
Copyright Year 2004
Height 9.5 in
Wdth 9.25 in
Thickness 1.0 in
Unit weight 2.35 lb
Language English
Subtitle Discovering Nature's Vanishing Gems
Edition Number 1
Audience General/trade
Authors LaMotte, Richard

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  • Interesting for the sea glass collector

    Neat facts and a nice to have table book for the beach house

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  • The Best Sea Glass Book Thus Far

    This is a must-have book for any collector of sea glass. This book provides information and history on most any kind of found glass. It's information is priceless.

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  • Beautiful Book!!!

    A very informative book on sea glass especially to newcomers like myself. A beautiful compliment to any coffee table. Overstocks price has all others beat!!! A super value!!!

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  • Very Informative

    I loved this book. It provides you with so much information on sea glass and more. If you are into sea glass hunting then this is definately the ONLY book you'll need.

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  • Pure Sea Glass

    What a wonderful book. I have just recently become fasinated by sea glass and wanted to learn everything I could about color rarity, where to find it, history of different types, etc. This book provided everything one needs to know about these vanishing gems. the price was right and shipping time was superb. Thanks so much

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  • LOVE sea glass?

    This is the "bible" for lovers of sea glass! Fabulous text and gorgeous photos. Always on hand in my art jewelry studio, making Oceano Sea Glass Jewelry because it is a wonderful, inspirational reference.

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  • Perfect for Beachcombers

    Purchased this beautiful coffee table book since I love walking the beach and shoreline in search of treasures. It contains a wealth of information about sea glass and the pictures included are special. May share this with my family who vacationed in Maine last summer and collected sea glass each day.

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