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She Finds Sea Glass on the Sea Shore

Sandra introduced us to the pastime of collecting sea glass from Seaham Beach.

A favourite hunting ground among collectors, the beach was the site of a Victorian glass factory that closed in 1921. Thousands of tonnes of glass ended up in the sea where, over the past century, it has been shaped and polished by the waves.

The creation of sea glass is a form of recycling, but more than that, it is an example of nature compensating for man’s folly.

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Taken on June 24, 2011