Cobalt blue sea glass worn smooth only by the warm surf of the Caribbean, modern day glass beads and antique glass beads harmonize beautifully on an endless 27" Niobium chain. This necklace is claspless and slips over your head. We found the sea glass while wandering the beaches iof Rincon, Puerto Rico. I hand pieced this necklace together with Niobium wire. Niobium is a very high quality hypoallergenic metal. It is a beautiful dark grey and it will not tarnish. This necklace is wonderfully maintenance free and the craftsmanship ensures that it will last for generations. The sea glass ranges in size from 9mm L x 2mm W to 15mm L x 6mm W. The beads range in size from 4mm to 17mm. The elongated beads range in size from 20mm L x 10mm W to 25mm L x 10mm W. Authentic sea glass.
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About The Sea Glass
Rare Sea Glass
Cobalt blue sea glass is an intense saturated blue. The color is dense, vibrant and jewel like. The best known sources for cobalt blue sea glass are vintage to antique Milk Of Magnesia bottles, Vick's Vapor Rub jars, Bromo Seltzer bottles and Noxzema jars. There are many other sources for cobalt blue sea glass which include a vast array of old depression glass, decorative glass and medicinal bottles.
About The Beads
All of the round beads are modern day and were made in Ghana with recycled glass. They are made with glass bottles and other discarded glass items that are worked into a powder which is then placed into molds. The beads are fired in a kiln which is made out of termite mound clay that is fueled with crushed palm kernels. The patterns will not chip, fade or peel off they were painted on with glass and then the beads were fired in a kiln. The distressed look was created while the glass was still molten.
The barrel shaped beads are Venetian glass millefiori and date to the early 1900s. The long blue beads with white stripes are also Venetian glass and date to the early 1900s.
The interlocking sapphire blue beads are Bohemian glass and were made in the early 1900s.