Vitrolite finds from beachcombers

Wave-worn pieces of colorful opaque glass can be found on beaches around the world. Learn more about these pieces of sea glass that came from 1930s structural glass tile, known as vitrolite.

purple vitrolite from morocco

Mohammed Nasry.

blue and purple vitrolite tile beach glass

Suzanne Davis, Christine Solorio, Elizabeth Ensign.

red and green sea glass vitrolite

Sharon Boon, Christine Solorio.

blue and red opaque sea glass tiles

Kirsti Scott.

orange sea glass vitrolite opaque tile ireland

Pauline O'Riordan.

necklace made from milk glass vitrolite sea glass

Nicole Lind.

This article appeared in the Beachcombing Magazine January/February 2023 issue.

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