Monday Etsy Madness- Sea Glass!

 Welcome to another Monday Etsy Madness, where we look at some of the great things found on Etsy!  Our theme this week is sea glass.  Coming back from a recent trip to California, the beautiful ocean is still on my mind.  I wanted to do a bit of searching for sea glass while I was there, but it turned out that you would need a climbing belt and no fear of heights to get down to the beach in most places.  So, I’ll just have to enjoy looking at the sea glass in Etsy.  Come see what I found!

Set of 8 Etched Glass Lampwork Beads in Seaglass BlueMaya-Honey– Katerina from Piestany, Slovakia
Lampwork glass beads in pale aqua with shells and a touch of sand. These handmade glass beads etched to matte finish. Lampwork SRA beads. Beach theme. Custom made set . Quantity: 8 beads, Size: 4 beads – 10 (09)x13mm, 4 beads – 07x09mm, Hole: aprox.2mm, Kiln annealed and cleaned. $18.50

Sea Glass Soap- Soap Rhapsody– Connie from Manhattan, NY
These decorative Sea Glass Soaps will immediately transport you to your best days at the beach, smelling the salty air and the tropical lotion scent on the friend next to you. Brighten a  powder room or large bath. These are single-use, hand soaps. Put them out on a tray, in a bowl or basket when you’re expecting company and hear them compliment you all evening.They have an Ocean Tropics fragrance, combining the best smells of salty air and tropical fruits, including mango, papaya, coconut, pineapple and guava. Going to visit a friend in a beach location? What better hostess or housewarming gift than a bag of Sea Glass Soaps? They come packed in a crisp, clear cello bag, ready for gift-giving. Since they are hand-colored and cut, each piece is different. The collection pictured here has different hues of blues and greens. The bag weighs approximately 6 ounces (between 30 and 40 pieces). $10.00

Cobalt Blue Seaglass EarringsLacy Laura Gray Beach Jewelry– Florida
These beautiful, cobalt blue seaglass pieces were found  along a local beach in Florida. Each piece of seaglass is unique and special, no two are the same. These are very close in size and have tiny nicks and divots from their journey in the waves. They are wire wrapped with silver wire and they are suspended from sterling silver hooks. A perfect color for Summer and a perfect way to add a beachy element to your Summer style! $6.00

Copper Sea Glass Bangle– Dark Chocolate & Tulips- Jodi from Honolulu, HI
Wrap style bangle made originally by dark chocolate & tulips. This is made from a strong pure copper wire that has been beautifully decorated with ice blue sea glass beads and shells. The back of the bracelet is open and bracelet is wrapped so it has that bangle look but in all one piece!  Perfect for Summer and everyday wear!  ONE SIZE fits all.  $24.00

Sea glass Vintage Pocket Watch NecklaceMermaid Tears Designs– Devin from Waialua, HI
This vintage pocket watch has been slightly altered & filled with wonderful shades of blue, green, white, chocolate, yellow and more shades of Hawaiian sea glass from beaches along the north shore of Oahu. Also floating about is a sea turtle, or known as the “honu” in Hawaii.  The Hawaiian sea glass vintage pocket watch measures 3.75 inches long including bail and briolettes, actual face is 1.55″ wide. Gold plated link chain included and measures 23 inches long. Your Hawaiian sea glass necklace will arrive to you in an organza gift pouch, wrapped in either *hula girl* or *aloha* tissue paper!  All of the sea glass from Mermaid Tears come from beaches on the north shore of Oahu. $75.00

Sea Glass Stained WindowStanford Glass Shop– Chicago, IL
This is a 20 X 35 vintage Chicago Bungalow window with Handmade stained glass panel installed. This one is already sold but they can make a similar one just for you! Blue’s and Green’s with so much texture was chosen for a beach house sanctuary. What a peaceful window. Imagine the ocean just by looking at this marvelous array of wavy blues and seaweed greens. The solder was left the natural silver which makes it sparkle just like the sea. $175.00

Seahorse Sea Glass PendantPalmeras– Balearic Islands, Spain
Perfectly smooth teeny genuine seaglass of blue color is wrapped on sterling silver wire with ruby,emerald, multicolor sapphire gemstones microfaceted rondelles. Pendant measure 5.6cm (2.2″) long. It’s rigid and having resistent structure, has been oxidized intentionally and polished. Seaglass was found on the coast of Mediterranean sea (Balearic Islands). FREE  SHIPPING. $192.00

Natural Seaglass Sterling Silver RingTideline Designs– Helen from North Yorkshire Coast, England
Unique Handcrafted 925 Sterling Silver Sea Glass Ring.  Natural surf tumbled sea glass found on the beautiful north east coast of England lovely rare antique multicolor, shades of pink and soft white, these are really pretty pink ! Inlayed sterling silver bezels with (0.07″/1.8mm) twisted band. These natural sea glass bezels meet at the apex of the ring they are not joined but touching, and this allows a small amount of flexibility in the ring, making it comfortable to wear, unique and ready to ship. Sits at a height of 0.4″/10mm. Size US (10 1/2) UK (U 1/2) Internal circumferance (2.493″/63.3mm). Presented in a gift box. $110.00 

Golden Dragonfly Seaglass SuncatcherOcean’s Bounty Seaglass Creations– Lynne from Meriden, CT
This unusual little sea glass suncatcher consists of a gold acrylic metal ring to which are wired five shards of brown/amber sea glass in a dragonfly shape, with alternating brown, orange, and yellow glass seed beads forming the tail. Attached to the suncatcher/pendant’s wire hanger is a light brown crystal bead. The sea glass and beads are wired and strung with gold colored copper wire. When backlit by incoming sunlight, this suncatcher glows a beautiful golden color.  All sea glass used in this suncatcher is authentic, beachcomed and unaltered. The suncatcher comes with a suction cup hanger for attaching to a window, where it will glow in the incoming light. The suncatcher also looks great hanging from a wall, particularly a wall that is side lit by the sun. The suncatcher’s ring measures about 3 inches in diameter. $15.00

Coastal Beach WreathVictoria’s Seacraft– Victoria from Massapequa Park, NY
Beach decor sea shell wreath. This cool coastal decor seashell wreath is made entirely of sea shells and sea glass. Perfect in your beach cottage or home! No two wreaths will be alike, just like the shells themselves. Each piece is unique! Use this beautiful wreath inside only. Perfect for an area that needs some coastal charm. Built on a 12″ base, so approximate finished size is more like 14″. Sides are finished with shells as well as the front face. The back is covered with beachy colored blue ribbon so it looks finished.  Shells are all shades of white and beige with a splash of varying blue sea glass. $65.00

ACEO Coral Reef Original–  Mandarin Moon– Chris from St. Louis, MO
Crafted completely by hand this is a one of a kind unique piece. It is made with custom blended colors with touches of metallic paint and an acrylic wash to enhance the details.  ACEO stands for Artist Cards Editions and Originals. They are small, affordable, collectible works of art and can be made of any material. The only rule is their size which is 2.5″ x 3.5″ or the size of a baseball trading card. This would look great placed on a little easel, propped up on a shelf or mounted on mat board and framed in a shadow box. You could even attach a magnet to the back and begin your own little art gallery on your fridge! $50.00

Sea Glass Bottle NecklaceSeyshelles– Lisa from Plattsburgh, NY
Gorgeous chips of sea glass inside this cute little glass bottle. The bottle is close to an inch in length. They added a 24″ sterling silver chain. $24.00

Beautiful, right?  So please take a moment and show these amazing shops some love!

{ 6 comments… add one }
  • Debra September 8, 2012, 4:06 pm

    I would love to have many of these things, such beauty!

  • Candace Jedrowicz August 21, 2012, 10:54 am

    Fabulous treasury! Thanks!

  • deb August 20, 2012, 12:20 pm

    I just love seaglass! I know i could go down to Hobby Lobby or Michaels and buy some of the fake stuff but i’d really like to find my own while strolling down the beach…..keep ya posted on that! 🙂 deb

  • Paula August 20, 2012, 11:55 am

    wow gorgeous beads!!!!!

  • 'me' August 20, 2012, 11:35 am

    ow!!! what a nice selection !

  • Lynda August 20, 2012, 8:53 am

    OH WOW!! I love sea glass and that sea horse pendant is beautiful!! I also love the little bottle filled with the sea glass. Awesome post!!!

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