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

  1. 1. “ AROUND THE WORLD ADVENTURES IN SEA GLASS” NORTH AMERICAN SEA GLASS FESTIVAL MARY BETH BEUKE
  2. 2. MB KAYAKING. PACIFIC OCEAN, WA
  3. 3. PACIFIC OCEAN CLIFFS – 3,200 MILES+
  4. 4. PACIFIC OCEAN, PUGET SOUND PHOTO: RANSCO’S ADVENTURE PAGES
  5. 5. PUGET SOUND, WA – WHERE I LIVE, KAYAK AND SEARCH FOR SEA GLASS
  6. 6. 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.
  7. 7. IN GENERAL, SEA GLASS IS BROKEN GLASS PIECES FOUND ALONG THE SHORE.
  8. 8. INTACT, LAVENDER BOTTLE NECK BC, CANADA
  9. 9. ENGLAND’S NORTH SEA GEMS
  10. 10. HYDRATION & PITTING, TWO IMPORTANT FACTORS THAT DEFINE GENUINE SEA GLASS
  11. 11. IDENTIFYING SEA GLASS CREATES A CHALLENGE BETWEEN HISTORY’S TRUTHS AND ONE’S IMAGINATION Why do we love sea glass?
  12. 12. Why do we love sea glass?
  13. 14. HOW IT ALL STARTED. OREGON COAST – 1970?
  14. 15. THE PACIFIC’S DANGEROUS SHORES. PHOTO: FULLERTON COLLEGE ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY DEPT.
  15. 16. SHIPWRECK COUNT SINCE 1803 IMAGE: WESTCOASTER.COM
  16. 17. PETER IREDALE – SHORTLY AFTER GROUNDING FT. CLATSOP, OREGON - 1906
  17. 18. 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.
  18. 19. SOME OF THE PACIFIC’S RAREST GEMS.
  19. 20. From South to North, up the Pacific Coast. 7,000 mile road trip.
  20. 21. KONA, HAWAII
  21. 22. LAVA FLOW, CORAL, TIDE POOLS & SEA GLASS. FURTHEST SOUTHERNMOST POINT US
  22. 23. LAVA FLOW & CORAL BED. CLOSE-UP. HAWAII
  23. 24. KILAUEA - LAVA HOPPING FOR SEA GLASS.
  24. 25. GREAT PACIFIC GARBAGE PATCH FLOTSAM. HAWAII
  25. 26. ROUGH PACIFIC TIDE APPROACHING IN THE DISTANCE.
  26. 27. LARGE RARE ORANGE. HAPUNA, HAWAII
  27. 28. PROTECTED SEA TURTLE - HAWAII
  28. 29. WHALE BREACHING IN THE BAY. HAWAII
  29. 30. SEA GLASS IS MOST OFTEN FOUND ALONG PEBBLY SHORES. SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
  30. 31. A CLOSER LOOK ON THE SAME BEACH
  31. 32. MALIBU, SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
  32. 33. A SEA GLASS HUNTER IN TRAINING. HER FIRST ORANGE. NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
  33. 34. A HANDFUL OF GEMS. NORTHERN CA
  34. 35. PACIFIC OCEAN - SAN FRANCISCO BAY WITH OLDER HISTORY. NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
  35. 36. ALCATRAZ ISLAND IN THE DISTANCE
  36. 37. SPENDING A WHOLE DAY ON A SMALL ISLAND.
  37. 38. FORT BRAGG, CA – WHITES & BROWNS
  38. 39. PACIFIC OCEAN CLIFFS – SOUTHERN OREGON
  39. 40. CORNFLOWER BLUE – 1 IN 300 PIECES THAT DAY NEAH BAY, WASHINGTON
  40. 41. A WEDDING ON THE WASHINGTON COAST.
  41. 42. A VERY GOOD DAY. TEN HOURS.
  42. 43. A BALD EAGLE HUNTING FOR LUNCH. MT. BAKER IN WASHINGTON STATE IN THE BACKGROUND
  43. 44. SEA GLASS FOUND IN THE NORTHWEST US.
  44. 45. DINNER AFTER AN ALL DAY HIKE.
  45. 46. A VERY REMOTE ISLAND. PUGET SOUND, WA
  46. 47. RARE, ALASKAN SNOWY OWL. 1 IN 10 YEARS
  47. 48. AN ISLAND OFF THE CANADIAN COAST. GEORGIA STRAIT
  48. 49. KAYAKING IN DUNGENESS BAY – VANCOUVER ISLAND, CANADA SUNSET IN THE DISTANCE
  49. 50. CANADIAN TRIBES PADDLE - 2004
  50. 51. JAPANESE GLASS FISHING FLOATS – BERING SEA FOUND IN ALASKA
  51. 52. CLAM DIGGING. LOWEST TIDE. -9.6
  52. 53. CARIBBEAN SEA GLASS – JAMAICA, HAITI, VIRGIN IS.
  53. 54. GREEK ISLANDS
  54. 55. SANTORINI ISLAND GREECE - AGEAN SEA
  55. 56. SANTORINI GREECE – AN ISLAND CALDERA
  56. 57. SANTORINI ISLAND GREECE - AGEAN SEA
  57. 58. ATHENS, GREECE - AGEAN SEA
  58. 59. PAROS, GREECE – AEGEAN SEA ISLAND
  59. 60. SANTORINI ISLAND GREECE - AGEAN SEA
  60. 61. VINTAGE GAME DIE – ¼” WIDE. NORTHERN WA
  61. 62. A COLOR WHEEL OF GEMS FROM ENGLAND’S NORTH SEA
  62. 63. OLIVE GREEN W/AIR BUBBLE, BOTTOM RIGHT CARIBBEAN
  63. 64. EXTREMELY RARE PACIFIC, SEA GLASS BEADS. THE DARKEST BLUE IS A TRADING BEAD
  64. 65. A RARE, TRUE TURQUOISE, SEA GLASS BEAD CALIFORNIA - 2007
  65. 66. WHERE DO SEA GLASS MARBLES COME FROM?
  66. 67. PACIFIC & CARIBBEAN OCEAN MARBLES TUMBLING 70+ YEARS
  67. 68. LET’S TALK ABOUT RED…
  68. 69. EXTREMELY RARE RED, TINY BOTTLE STOPPER NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
  69. 70. EXTREMELY RARE, FACETED REDS. PACIFIC OCEAN
  70. 71. VASELINE GLASS W/URANIUM DIOXIDE POSSIBLY FROM A HANDLE
  71. 72. THANK YOU!
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