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  • Beach Walk with a Next-door Neighbor

    9/01/202 went for a 4 mile walk with my next-door neighbor. She never looked for sea glass before and beginners luck she found the marble! You never know what can be found, and by who! All it takes is the right place at the right time. Long Island beaches have a lot to offer!

  • A few of my most favorite sea glass pieces!

    Here is a small collection of my most favorite pieces of sea glass that I have had the opportunity to purchase or find myself. They are pieces of a lifetime to own and hold then pass on to the next person who has the same love for sea glass.

  • Summer is coming to an end for 2020

    Summer is coming to an end and everyone thinks the beach days will be over. In my mind, the beach days will only begin. Fall, winter and spring are my favorite beach days, coming home with pockets full of sea glass. spending hours walking the shores, clearing my mind. Things are "good for the body, mind and soul," There is never enough Vitamin Sea! This was a great day for jewelry quality shards with blues and greys! This was a great day out in Southold!

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  • Home | HL Sea and Beach Glass Jewelry | Long Island | New York

    HL Sea & Beach Glass Jewelry LLC Specializing in Handcrafted Sea Glass Jewelry and Collectors Pieces Since 2003 Sea Glass: Originally the product of man, then perfected by Mother Nature New look with a new website! New items will be posted daily, over 500 items up and more to come! Take a look at all our unique handcrafted sea glass necklaces! Contact me for any custom sea glass jewelry orders or sea glass jewelry pieces! Free shipping for all orders over $75 / First class shipping $4 ships your entire order

  • Stores & Shows | HL Sea and Beach Glass Jewelry | Places to shop our sea glass

    Stores and Shows You can find our items in the following brick and mortar shops. Shows for 2021 will be TBD for late summer and Fall due to COVID. Everyone please stay healthy and keep safe! You can always orders online on our website 24/7 Beacheeky in Feather Hill Village, 53345 Main Road, Southold NY 11971 631-876-5666 Old Country Store 1299 Main Road, Jamesport 11947 631-722-8048 You Can Aso Find us at YTC Thrift and vintage Store in Greenport 36 South St Greenport, NY 11944 Show Season 2021 Show Listings for 2021 TBD due to COVID

  • About Sea Glass | HL Sea & Beach Glass Jewelry | Long Island NY

    About Sea Glass Some interesting sea glass facts: What is sea glass? Sea glass, also known as seaglass, beach glass, mermaids tears, "End of Day" glass or ocean glass. Sea Glass comes from a shard of glass of any form, that has made its way into a body of water and has worn smooth over time from erosion. The time it takes is 40 or more years to form a quality piece of sea glass or what would be called jewelry quality. An even patina, smooth, no shiny spots and evenly frosted shard is what is considered the jewelry quality piece of sea glass. This type of quality sea glass along with a shard being extremely rare in color has sold in the price range of $200 or more to some collectors. What is "End Of Day Sea Glass"? "End of Day Sea Glass," is otherwise known as . Around the 1850's, in England, the glass factories that were off the coastline, the glassblowers, the creators of glass mosaics, stain glass windows and other forms of glass wares disposed their scraps or breakages into the sea. The beautiful layering of this glass occurs because of the glass was hand blown an the colors were blended differently then todays manufactured glass. Today the beaches of England are littered with these sea glass gems of various colors that so many collectors and jewelry makers sort after. English Sea Glass The Rarity of Sea Glass by Color As stated in: "Pure Sea Glass," written beautifully by Richard La Motte, here are the categories rating by color rarity. This will give you a better understanding of the value and rarity of the colors of sea glass. There are many other factors that affect the value of a shard then just the color, frosting, age, thickness, shape and size may also reflect the value of sea glass. : Extremely Rare Sea Glass Colors Orange Red Turquoise Yellow Black Teal Gray Rare Sea Glass Colors: Pink Aqua Cornflower Blue Cobalt Blue Opaque White Citron Purple | Amethyst Uncommon Sea Glass Colors: Soft Green Soft Blue Forest Green Lime Green Golden Amber Amber Jade Common Sea Glass Colors: Kelly Green Brown White (Clear) Sea glass has been on the decline due to recycling laws and the growing use of plastic to better our environment. With these changes to improve the world we live in, sea glass has become a valued gem to many of us. In reality sea glass has become a comfort symbol that that people treasure, the thoughts of an individual's childhood years, happy times and memories of the waters and beaches they once walked upon. This is why sea glass is now treasured like any other gemstone, besides it is another way to "go green" and recycle. The definition of sea glass: Originally made by the products of man and then perfected by Mother Nature. If you have any questions for the care of your piece please contact me anytime. You may contact us at: HLSEAGLASSJEWELRY@YAHOO.COM HL SEA AND BEACH GLASS JEWELRY, Holly L'Hommedieu P.O. BOX 33, SOUTH JAMESPORT, NY 11970 Phone # (631) 779-2570 ​ ​ Photographer: Holly LHommedieu

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