Collecting and Buying Real Sea Glass

Collecting your own sea glass assures you it’s real, but buying on line may give you pause. Is that necklace (with the hefty price tag) made of the real thing? I may have come across sea glass during my treks to the ocean, but I never paid much attention to it. The kids and I […]

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How to Clean Seashells Controversy

One question that arises most often when talking about collecting seashells is, how to clean them. And before we get into that, let me say that I strongly suggest collecting EMPTY, UNOCCUPIED SEASHELLS ONLY. I actually came across an article at a certain site (I will not link to) that tells you how to kill […]

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Art For The Table – The Nautilus Shell

Imagine sitting down to eat with a huge nautilus shell to be used as your drinking cup! The nautilus shell has been used in such works of art for centuries. These artifacts, mainly in the form of table ware, are a unique part of art history which is preserved in museums and private collections now. […]

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Florida Wildlife Ceramic Wall Art

Etsy is one of my favorite places to find unique and interesting artists. I’m always on the lookout for aquatic nature and recently I stumbled across a talented creator at Medicine Bluff Studio. John Beasley is the artist who makes fabulous works of art using ceramic tiles. It does not all seem to be strictly […]

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Using Seashells For Christmas Tree Ornaments

At Christmas time many families like to decorate their tree with some homemade ornaments. A coastal or southern lifestyle will usually include trips to the beach and all those seashells can be used as home decor as well as ornaments. Just use a little imagination and you can use your beach shells in crafts and […]

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