Sea glass looks so cool!!! I think I want to start collecting it. I also learned lots more facts than that, but it will take up lots of pages, so I can't write that much. 2014–2020 © National Center for Families Learning, http://www.wonderopolis.org/wonder/where-does-sea-glass-come-from, © National Center for Families Learning (NCFL), I'm going to be honest, I didn't find the video helpful at all. We have over 1,400 WONDERS you can explore, so be sure to check back soon! It is pretty rare, especially in other colours than green, brown or white. Thank you for visiting this SEA GLASS Wonder again and leaving us another COOL comment! ;), :)I was SOOOOOOOO close to getting my guess for today's wonder! I don't find much sea glass on my local beach, but there is a lot of sea-worn pottery. OdysseySeaGlass relies on advertising to cover costs of sharing sea glass info from around the world. We the collectors and the artists invite you to adventure with us on the world's beaches, breathe the ocean air and follow â¦ Select the "Post to Facebook" check box to be notified on FB when a reply has been posted. I do agree with all those people who think sea glass is pretty. You should do a whole bunch of research on it and do a wonder of the day about it! Photos - If you would like to include a photo, please use our Photo Forums. He was the first person. Many people who collect sea glass also enjoy trying to figure out the history behind each piece of sea glass. Sea glass is smooth, frosted, beautiful pieces of glass that are found on the beaches beside oceans and seas. - And I saw as it were a sea of glass mingled with fire. We think tomorrow’s Wonder of the Day is one you can really plug yourself into! . Where Does Pink Sea Glass Come From? In the early 1900's, glass makers began mass production of fairly-cheap dinnerware and glassware including a popular line or type of glass called Carnival glass. Don’t miss our special deals, gifts and promotions. In many cases, this is how sea glass arrives on the beach, but not in the case of Glass Beach in Fort Bragg. Found in Boston MA. :-), Hello, Mrs. Caplin! Unfortunately, true sea glass with its smooth, frosted appearance just can't be duplicated by such artificial means. I love wonders that I can relate to. The other is piece of hobnail glass. That's awesome, a person! Sea glass can also be found on beaches that border large lakes, such as the Great Lakes. We think we've seen purple glass bottles before, so there could possibly be purple sea glass out there waiting to be discovered on some super awesome sea shore! One way to figure out what type of bottle a particular piece of sea glass came from is to examine its color. I WONDER, is there purple sea glass? So where does orange sea glass come from? I remember going through antique stores, my grandmother's attic, looking at other people's antiques and don't recall seeing much in the way of orange glass. Some people collect pieces of sea glass in large jars. (For a full discussion of the â¦ Where is the source of a river? Hey, that was really cool because they told me all my questions. :D We liked learning all about it, and we hope you did, too! I really didn't know how cool sea glass was/is. We are undergoing some spring clearing site maintenance and need to temporarily disable the commenting feature. We appreciate your comment! Found this on a rocky boatyard beach in Maine but I don’t know if it’s sea glass. We're glad you learned some new things about sea glass, too! Thanks for leaving us a comment to let us know that! There must be some really beautiful sea glass there! Let's see...if we use the capital letter as a clue...we think we'll read your name backwards and...you're Aidan! Please tap or click here to search of our site first. :-), Hello, Emmy! You have answered 0 of 3 questions correctly and your score is: Subscribe to Wonderopolis and receive Sea glass starts out as trash glass from sources like bottles, jars, glasses, plates, windows, windshields, or ceramics. :-), Thanks for sharing your personal connection to this Wonder, Loop! :-), We like how you share your personal connections to each Wonder you explore, kickingitBI6! Click the "View X more" link at the bottom (if visible) to see all comments. I wonder and hope I'll find my next piece of brightly-colored sea glass. Every river has a 'source', a place where the river begins its journey. People love to use it for all kinds of decoâ¦ It took me five years of collecting before I found my first piece of orange. We know of some other Wonder Friends who visit Puerto Rico every year at Christmastime and go on special sea glass hunting expeditions! Wow, that is real cool. This was cool. Besides pieces of glass, colored sea pottery pieces are often also found. The rarest colors tend to be gray, pink, black, yellow, turquoise, red, and orange. You’ve matched all of the definitions correctly. Hi, this is Betty from Mrs. Caplin's class. I have lots of sea glass, it is so pretty (for the most part). I read the paragraph and that helped, but I think the video didn't help at all for me. UV Pottery âSea glass isnât the only thing on the beach that can fluoresce under blacklight,â said Mary McCarthy, Education Director & Board Member, North American Sea Glass Association. The pieces of glass also take on a frosted look due to the way the sand etches the surface of the glass. 1920’s “Raw Leigh’s” cough medicine bottle, Looking for leads on what she might be from, Sea Pottery and glass house number plaque. From there, the water smooths the glass. I already know the clue: Its time to duel with the king of games tomorrow at wonderopolis. The bar code is: 0 48000 03365 9 The weight of these cans are 5 ounce cans. :-), Hmmm. I put the light up to it and this is what happened. Note: This beach features lots of blue- and green-hued sea glass. We agree...Betty's comment was AWESOME! Create your own, If you're lucky enough to have some sea glass, you can try these. Please, come and enjoy our sea glass, but leave it for others to enjoy as well. 1 in 10,000 pieces of Sea Glass Found Will Be Opaque. One In ten thousand pieces of sea glass might be orange. :-), Hello, Hannah! "And I saw" indicates a new phase of the vision (cf. I only thought there were 2 names for sea glass. This tuna fish does not even make good pet food, so do not risk eating it or feeding it to humans. :), Hi, Justin! Wow! Today we're taking a look at a special type of glass that many people collect and use to make jewelry and works of art. :), :) If you leave the page you won't see your comment until it is approved. Thanks for being a GREAT Wonder Friend! :-), WOW, Emma! The PH of fresh water is different than salt water so the glass does not dissolve as readily. In the home aquarium setting, the Blue Linckia Sea Star prefers a well-lit sandy or coral rubble substrate, â¦ Fortunately, there also appears to be less littering today than there was in the past. :) Etsy Seller Reviews - Honesty in Arts and Crafts, tap or click here to search of our site first. The top 3 rarest colors are in fact 1) orange, 2) red, and 3)yellow. Most lime green sea glass found on the shore today comes from soda bottles manufactured during the 60s and 70s. Questions - If you have a question, it may already be answered. In the photos above and below, you can see two of the first orange pieces I ever found. Interested in sharing Wonderopolis® every day? It is a very cool material, and I'd like to know more about it, to add onto my own knowledge. B E A U T I F U L, and NO ONE can disagree! Todd Wonders, “Can you sell sea glass?” Thanks for WONDERing with us, Todd! What colors are the pieces of sea glass that you have? We can't wait to read more comments from your WONDERful "MC" students over the winter holiday! :D, I love sea glass. When the tide comes up again, some of the glass stays on the beach. As pieces of glass soak in salt water and get tossed against the sand by the waves for anywhere from 5 to 50 years, all the sharp edges and corners become smooth. It's usually less weathered and may even still have some shiny spots. We'll add this to our list of Wonders for review. For this years festival information go to the seaglass festival Souris, PEI. From stained glass windows to jewelry, glass has been used to create works of art for thousands of years. Thank's for this PHENOMENAL WONDER of the day!!!! Hello Wonderopolis!!!!!! We're THRILLED you liked this Wonder! We hunt sea glass on the shores of Lake Huron! These colors come from rare items, such as old plates, wine bottles, and boat lights. :-), Hey Larell, thanks for joining us today! Sea glass is a prized item for beachcombers and tourists. Thank you for sharing your comment with us! :-), Thanks for writing us back, Natalie! Thanks for your patience. Since orange is not a color that goes easily with other colors, orange sea glass as jewelry has a limited demand. Pieces of glass, such as old broken bottles, wash away into the ocean and are smoothed by the waves. Real natural sea glass comes from old bottles, jars and other glass items that have been discarded in the ocean and tumbled naturally by waves and sand â¦ Lime sea glass is uncommon. . Thanks so much for suggesting a Wonder about super stars...we think that is a GREAT idea! Sea glass color rarity information. Thank you for letting us know! Rated 4 out of 5 by Lisa14 from Really fun project I'm satisfied with the Today, sea glass can be harder to find than it was in the past. :-). mak - makayla. What to look for: Since sea glass can be tricky to spot in the sand and rocks, walk toward a rising or sinking (not overhead) sun, so the light will glint on the pieces and theyâll stand out. In the slide show above you can see how some of these looked when David and I found them. Lots of awesome people work here in Wonderopolis to make sure each Wonder of the Day® is the best it can be! Sea glass is commonly found along the beaches of the northeast United States, California, northwest England, Mexico, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Australia and Italy. There is a wide range of colors, so it's helpful to consult a reference chart to see just how rare the pieces you find are, such the chart on the West Coast Sea Glass â¦ From this paragraph I learned BILLIONS of facts. This was my first black beach glass i found. Sea Glass is in essence a recycled material; having once been man made glass that was dumped in the ocean, and ultimately over decades transformed by the sea and sand into beautiful gems that are found along the Ocean shore. Help spread the wonder of families learning together. ).The sea was like glass, either because of its pure transparent appearance, or on account of its consistency; the saints being subsequently described as standing on it. Magnets! I use to live in Puerto Rico and find glass all the time! Since orange is not a color that goes easily with other colors, orange sea glass as jewelry has a limited demand. Home - Sea Glass Colors - Orange Sea Glass. Have you ever seen sea glass before? I never understood sea glass until now when you guys did this wonder, and I am so happy that you chose to do a wonder on sea glass!!!! Hi Betty-via Wonderopolis! :-), It takes a good bit of time to go from "Wonder idea" to "Wonder of the Day®," Amanda and J’lee! You will see Google and Amazon ads as well a few other advertisers as you view our pages. The first company to produce Carnival glass was the Fenton Art Glass Company who began production in 1907. Red Sea Glass is one of â¦ Thanks for visiting Wonderopolis! Depending on the glass bottle or object, the colors or designs can vary; like where I found one with a house on it. We Wonder what your favorite part of this Wonder was? Have you seen sea glass before? I enjoyed the short video, too. Selenium glows a pale pink or orange under UV light. Be sure to let us know when you find some on the shore...we'd love to hear about your discoveries! I think this is the most interesting wonder I have ever read this year. Unlike seashells, sea glass is formed from man-made litter that has fallen into the sea. When the sea has a tide, it dumps over the bin and glass pours out into the sea. Thanks for visiting Wonderopolis today and for leaving us this great comment! :-), You certainly WERE close with your guess, Ninja Girl...WAY TO GO! We think that's GREAT! Browse Our List of Recommended Sea Glass and Beach Books, The Beachcomber's Complete Guide to Sea Glass and Beaches, I Would you believe the ocean recycles our trash into something beautiful? Also, have you ever heard of a show called Yu-Gi-Oh? I am exploring sea glass art and photography and loving it! River Severn | River Thames. We glad you liked this Wonder, Kylen! :). Why is it so special and what does it originate from? Instead, the glass has been there for up to 100 years getting churned by ocean waves and sand. I am trying to identify their composition. In the wild, the Blue Linckia Sea Star is found in the sunny areas of the reef and reef fringe, constantly foraging for food. All comments are moderated. Historic, red sea glass is getting more difficult to find. Genuine Sea Glass means the sea glass in your jewelry is UNALTERED from the way it was found on the beach (not tumbled or created by any artificial means and not colored). Orange sea glass most likely originates from auto warning lights, vintage Avon glassware, decorative glass items and art glass. I WONDER when the scientist first found the Sea Glass. For example, try making your own, Do you have a refrigerator at home? I also agree with Emmy! :-), WOW, Betty! I knew that there is sea glass, but I did not know that it is recycled glass. The increasing scarcity of sea glass has led some people to try to create their own homemade sea glass. We bet you do? This rare collection matched with 25 years of jewelry experience and a silver smithing studio is where her ocean gems and jewelry design beautifully intersect. Glass objects have also been found at Beed, Sirkap and Sirsukh, all dating to around the 5th century BC. If you scan the previous comments you may find an answer to your question. OMG! Try to figure out my name. Length of Time to Make Sea Glass Depending on the amount of wave action, sea glass can take as little as 5 years to form, but on average, it takes about 20 to 30 years. There is a derivative of orange glass called Amberina, a yellow/orange hue which was popular in the 1930s when it was used to make â¦ Such an interesting fact! We sent you SMS, for complete subscription please reply. Check out this link: https://www.wonderopolis.org/wonder/do-you-need-special-shoes-to-tap-dance/. We think it would be cool to make projects out of sea glass! Unfortunately, the world's oceans end up being a dumping place for all sorts of trash, whether from ships or from those who live near the sea. My grandfather was a fisherman and net maker in Los Angeles, and was the first hardhat diver in Los Angeles harbor in the 1940's. Your comment is so STRONG and you even taught the teacher something new. :), Hi, Hannah! One of the facts I learned is that sea glass can be found in beaches, oceans, seas, bays and even large lakes and rivers. I found these pieces on the Delaware Coast. Thank you for sharing your sea glass connection with us today! I guessed sea foam! Hint, YuGiOh means king of games. Thank you so much for visiting this Wonder today and for letting us know you love sea glass. Thanks, Wonder Friend! However, the first unmistakable evidence for widespread glass usage comes from the ruins of Taxila (3rd century BC), where bangles, beads, small vessels, and tiles were discovered in large quantities. :-), We're glad you learned something new by exploring today's Wonder about sea glass, Jacob! The color of sea glass is determined by its original source, and most sea glass comes from bottles. Technically speaking, sea and beach glass are different. It has no transparency. Many people who collect sea glass also enjoy trying to figure out the history behind each piece of sea glass. :), Thanks for the ideas for Wonders, Sarah! You guys should do one tomorrow that's about Justin Bieber or any super star. :), Hey, caleb! No matter how many years a person has been "sea glassin'," he or she is hoping against hope on this trip to the beach to see what you see below in this slide show: Looking back on all my years of beach combing, I would say that perhaps 1 out of 10,000 pieces is a true orange. Your welcome. Tried googling but only results from spanish auction sites, Found this a while back was wondering if anyone can help with origin or value. And YES, there is a purple/blue-ish variety! Most of what you might find these days, if you can find it at all, could be a remnant of the popular Depression glass tableware made in the period from 1920 â¦ I thought they were Sea Gems and Sea Pearls, BUT there are 4 different names and they are "Sea Gems", "Beach Jewels", "Mermaid Tale" and finally, but not least "Sea Pearls." Thank you so much for leaving us this super fun comment today! Opaque sea glass colors have a wide range including red, orange, yellow, blue etc. :-), Thank you SO MUCH for sharing your knowledge of sea glass and for adding something special to this Wonder of the Day®, Lori! That's awesome. Sea glass is wonderful you guys are AMAZING. The fine patina of sea and beach glass comes from the glass slowly dissolving in the water. Plus, one of my mom's friends collects sea glass and makes cool little projects with the bits and pieces she finds. Others collect the pieces and turn them into beautiful pieces of jewelry or art. We're glad you learned something new! Not only are more people searching for it and collecting it, but many glass items have been replaced by plastic. I love this wonder!! Maine's rocky coast actually is a great spot to find sea glass, especially in Roque Bluffs State Park where Jasper Beach is found. Revelation 14:6, 14, etc. Nearby Mowry Beach, South Lubec Beach and McLellan's Park are also popular spots where sea glass collects along the shores â¦ :-), Sea glass is really pretty, isn't it, Natalie? As the author of Pure Sea Glass: Discovering Nature's Vanishing Gems, LaMotte is a nationally recognized authority on sea glass.His book is now in its 5th printing, and he is routinely interviewed by â¦ I remember going through antique stores, my grandmother's attic, looking at other people's antiques and don't recall seeing much in the way of orange glass. Sea glass is glass from a recycling can that dumps on the beach. :-), We think you are a GREAT Wonder Friend for sharing even MORE about sea glass, Emma! She is owner of West Coast Sea Glass, specializing in jewelry made of genuine, hand picked, high quality sea glass from all over the world. It's VERY special if you find it because those color pieces are few and far between! So what's so special about sea glass? :-), We LOVE hearing from our Wonder Friends when they make personal connections to the Wonders of the Day, Megan! Very neat. Orange and black tend to be unusual, while white is rather common, as are brown and green. We think it's WONDERful that you enjoyed this Wonder so much! In fact, searching for sea glass is a popular hobby for thousands of people. I might go to Lake Michigan now and look for sea glass! I collected some sky blue pieces and I found one with a picture of a house on it. Copyright © OdysseySeaGlass 2008-2018, My first orange sea glass - from the Chesapeake Bay. Are you ready to learn more about sea glass? Jeni, Found intact escriva/callicida small glass bottle - any ideas what its from/what it had in it? Since these bodies of freshwater have fewer waves, the sea glass they create looks different than that from oceans. Purchasing from an ad on our site costs no more than directly and provides us with a few cents income. Making Fake Sea Glass at Home: Sea glass or beach glass is the pretty, worn down, rounded, matted glass you can sometimes find at the beach. :-), Let us know if you find any WONDERful sea glass, Mak! Purple is my favorite color! Want to add a little wonder to your website? Sea glass is very pretty, and it's very interesting to learn about! We agree...it IS really pretty! One has markings on it. Because of its relatively-limited production, very little orange-colored sea glass is found. Most recently in the news it has come to light that an American Jewelry maker came to the island and left with more than 70 pounds (2 suitcases full!) Richard LaMotte Boosts the National Profile of Sea Glass Few sea glass collectors DON'T recognize the name of Richard LaMotte. Where does a river start from? Sea glass refers to salt water glass and beach glass refers to fresh water glass. Much of our glass is sourced from recycling centers or directly from factory by-product. It's true! Be the first to know! :(, This was a cool article! I like how you mentioned all the possibilities for locations to find the sea glass. What do all refrigerators need? A river can have more than one source. :). These beautiful, frosted, smooth pieces of glass go by many names, including "sea gems," "beach jewels," "mermaid's tears," and "sea pearls.". Glass soaks in salt water and gets tossed against sand by the waves from anywhere 5 to 50 years ago. I LOVE sea glass and hunting for sea glass, too. Thanks for sharing your personal experiences in finding it, too! These areas include the beaches of the northeast United States, California, northwest England, Mexico, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Australia, and Italy. You sure do know a lot about sea glass! In Beaches, Oceans, Seas, Bays or large Rivers or Lakes. I love this cool thing now!! I ever knew it was made by trash!!! Thanks so much for letting us know you liked this Wonder of the Day®! See you tomorrow! That is cool. Description: The Blue Linckia Sea Star is also known as the Comet Sea Star, Blue Sea Star, or Blue Starfish. :-), Ahhhh....that sounds like a WONDERful way to spend a day, Sallye! Did you make this website? Pink Depression Glass. An example of the type of orange ornamental ware produced in years gone by. Red and orange sea glass are found only once for every 5,000 pieces! :-), We're glad you learned new things about sea glass by exploring this Wonder, Brittany, and that you are inspired to collect it now! A few of the shards come from lime green Depression glass and other specialty glass. Thanks for WONDERing with us! to develop or get a covering of frost or like frost, (plural) an artifact made of hard brittle material produced from nonmetallic minerals by firing at high temperatures, (plural) a precious or semi-precious stone, especially when cut and polished or engraved, to roll end over end while falling or while in flight, an activity done regularly in one’s leisure time for pleasure, (plural) a drop of the clear salty saline solution secreted by the lacrimal glands, to change as a result of being exposed to the weather, (plural) a precious or semiprecious stone incorporated into a piece of jewelry, https://bytheseajewelry.com/what-is-sea-glass-or-beach-glass/, https://beachlust.com/how-is-sea-glass-formed/, It might be nearly impossible to duplicate the weathering action of the seas, but that doesn't mean you can't make other incredible pieces of art with glass. :-), Hello, Ninja Girl! Luckily, when it comes to glass, the sea does a great job of recycling pieces of glass into treasures for people to find along beaches. Rather thick so to me it seems older. There is a lot of WONDERing that happens, and then we go on a search for the BEST pictures, video, and links to go with each Wonder, too! There are so many types or colors of sea glass. It's really pretty and fun to put together to make different pictures. Great thinking-I thought you might choose Tap Dancing Wonder since you are such an amazing dancer. Thanks for leaving us a comment to let us know that! Dear Wonderopolis, of our beautiful sea glass in order to make it in to jewelry and sell. Sea glass consists of pieces of glass that have been smoothed over time by the tumbling action of water, waves, and sand. I wanted to make a house warming gift for my daughter and as there. This is excessive and unnecessary. I have some sea glass, but I didn’t realize what it was until now. I did and I like the video. Amberina is a red-to-yellow blend and a piece of Amberina can in many cases be orange in color. I learned more than 7 facts. It was so fun to get all this sea glass. In general there are three likely origins of pink sea glassâDepression glass, sun colored glass and art glass. Today’s Wonder of the Day was inspired by Todd from Hamilton, IL. Wow, I did not know that sea glass can be found in the Great Lakes. Beach glass is formed from tableware, glass used on ships, bottles and household items that have been discarded into the water. I live in Wisconsin, north of Milwaukee. I watched a show on the Discovery Channel about where sea glass comes from and how it smooths and changes the look and feel of the glass. This Wonder makes me want to return to the beaches of Grand Turk and spend a lazy afternoon beach combing in the warm sun! Give me credit for both wonders if you do them!!!!!!!! We're glad to know there are LOTS of different colors of sea glass out there waiting to be scooped up! Because of the color gradation, this large piece of red-orange sea glass has the appearance of Amberina, a two-toned glassware that was originally made from 1883 to about 1900. Most people assume that sea glass comes from glass garbage dumped out at sea that eventually makes its way to the shore. LOVE SEA GLASS!!! Join the sea glass journey and experience more than a vintage piece from eras gone by. Tell everybody about Wonderopolis and its wonders. Thanks so much for reading through the comments for this Wonder and for supporting another Wonder Friend's opinion! Yellow, pink, and turquoise are also among the most treasured colors to collectors. The rarity of these colors â¦ Thank you for visiting Wonderopolis on your holiday break...you're a GREAT Wonder Friend! If we ever learn about Sea Glass in Science, I would be an expert at this and get straight A's. ;) Sea glass is pretty cool! A large quantity of seaglass has been found on the Island, so large that a lighthouse in the town of Souris is home to a sea glass museum. Santa Cruz Sea Glass was started in 2006 with these prinicples in mind. I really like this wonder. Woman’s face on clear glass. Opalized Sea Glass (Decorative Glass Wares) Milk glass contains dispersion of particles with refractive index significantly different from the glass matrix, which scatter light. They are formed from man-made glass products and are polished and refined by the waves and currents of oceans, as well as a few other natural phenomena. It's also beautiful. One way to figure out what type of bottle a particular piece of sea glass came from is to examine its color. Sea glass is :-), Have we told you lately what an AWESOME Wonder Friend we think you are, Megan? Although sea glass can be found all over the world, certain areas are known for their sea glass. :-), We're so glad you stopped by Wonderopolis today and got the answers to your questions about sea glass, Bob! That's just what I think, and I don't mean to be rude at all. GEOS is a new environmentally friendly countertop material made from recycled glass and a proven proprietary binder that ensures a strong and durable countertop that does not require sealing. Orange was never a popular color for mass produced bottles so most orange sea glass is probably from decorative tableware, art glass/vases and maybe the edges of red warning lights. SCIENCE — Physical Science. Anyone have any thoughts? Sea glass comes in so many shades of colors, such as, blue, purple, green, transparent, and red. The most common colors of sea glass are green, brown, blue, and clear. The same holds true with the color orange and its popularity for other items of wear as well as just about anything. In fact, sea glass or beach glass comes directly from the ocean onto our beaches worldwide. These colors tend to come from bottles of popular drinks, such as sodas and juices. However, because of the thickness, our guess is that it was from a big old warning light off a ship. Some people call this “beach glass" to distinguish it from true sea glass. One of the brightest colors produced, Amberina, had been made for decades but was popularized by Fenton and other companies in their Carnival glassware. This video sponsored by Tab for a Cause: http://www.tabforacause.org?r=3 Please support MinuteEarth on Patreon: https://goo.gl/ZVgLQZAnd subscribe! Prince Edward Island holds a sea glass festival in Souris each year where you will find me and sea glass vendors a like. How Dangerous Is Mount Everest’s Death Zone? Sea glass can be found on beaches along oceans, seas, bays, and even large rivers and lakes. Even those that are not jewelry quality are still definitely keepers. Sharp edges and corners become smooth because of that process. Verse 2. Can anyone identify what this is? the Wonder of the Day® via email or SMS. Using different types of glass in a rock tumbler, some people are able to create inexpensive versions of their own homemade sea glass. We're REALLY impressed with all of the cool facts about sea glass you learned by exploring this Wonder, and we're super excited that you shared them with us today! The most common colors of sea glass are green, brown, blue, and clear. Sea glass comes in a spectrum of translucent and opaque shades, from frosty white, aqua, and emerald to brown, red, orange, and â¦ :) :) :), When I was in Newfoundland, Canada, my family and I collected sea glass on the beach. Cadmium glass glows yellow, pink, orange, or red under UV light. It showed me a video of a girl walking along the beach, and finding some sea glass, with no dialogue or anything helpful to answer my questions about sea-glass. 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