Welcome to Glassing Magazine!
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.
By Laura Vallor This story is the second place winner in the 2018 Glassing Magazine Mermaid Fiction Contest With tail swishing through the water, propelling her at great speed, the mermaid hurried to get closer to the voices on the beach. She had an important job to...read more
By Meg Carter Humans have been creating with objects found on the beach for centuries. According to National Geographic, “Shells may have been used in the world’s oldest jewelry.” Sea glass, similar to shells, has a way of bringing out the artistic and creative side...read more
The Codd marble bottle was born from the need to keep carbonated drinks from going ‘flat’. Originally, effervescent drinks were contained in stoneware bottles, but these allowed the gas to leak and the drink would indeed go flat. Soon, bottlers were using glass...read more
I wiped away the weeds and foam.
I fetched my sea borne treasure home.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson