Types of Sea Glass for Jewelry

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.  I know that you’ve heard this saying.  It goes for just about everything in life, choosing a partner, a home, clothing, art work, a vacation spot, etc., etc., etc. This saying goes for jewelry too. Especially if you are a handmade jewelry maker. You’ve also heard the…

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.  I know that you’ve heard this saying.  It goes for just about everything in life, choosing a partner, a home, clothing, art work, a vacation spot, etc., etc., etc. This saying goes for jewelry too. Especially if you are a handmade jewelry maker.

You’ve also heard the old saying “location, location, location”. This saying is generally used in real estate, but also comes into play if you want to create sea glass jewelry.  Some of the most desirable glass is found on the northeast coast of England.  It’s called English End of Day Glass.  The west coast of the United States and Hawaii are also areas that have lovely rounded frosted glass in gorgeous colors of aqua and blue.

If you are designing jewelry the abundance or lack of product and the quality of product will have a huge impact on the final product.  Most serious jewelry makers will buy sea glass of high quality, especially if they work with silver or gold embellishments. They don’t want to use inferior glass because it will affect the overall sales price. In some instances even some hobbyists’ will spend a little extra money purchasing jewelry quality sea glass in order to create sea glass jewelry. A small investment up front can mean more sales in the end.