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Glassing Magazine is the first magazine dedicated to sea glass, beach glass, and beachcombing. Our mission is to inform and entertain beach and sea glass enthusiasts, showcase coastal artisans, and share the rich history that can be found on beaches around the world. Through beautiful photography, engaging stories, well-researched articles, and more, Glassing Magazine brings the best of the beach and coastal arts to you six times a year. You can purchase individual articles or save through a one-year subscription, available everywhere.
Aqua colored glass, shortened from the full ‘aquamarine’ and named for the gemstone color, is one of the most popular of the sea glass colors. Some aqua glass will be the natural result of iron impurities found in most sands. But it also may have been intentionally...read more
The beach isn’t the only place to find antique and well preserved glass artifacts. But you’ve probably never thought about plowing through the remains of an old outhouse to unearth these treasures. But many people have, and do. Privy digging is an actual thing, where...read more
by Tais Teng This story is the third place winner in the 2018 Glassing Magazine Mermaid Fiction Contest It was a perfect day when Joachim set sail with his father for the first time. Not a single cloud in the sky and the wind blew just hard enough to fill the sails....read more
I wiped away the weeds and foam.
I fetched my sea borne treasure home.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson