Driftwood and Sand

Driftwood and Sand

Driftwood and Sand is based in Hokitika, New Zealand and is a charitable trust and the sculpture event is run annually by a group of enthusiastic v...

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Lucky Stones

Lucky Stones

I think most glassing people are “beachcombers” at heart. While I am there mainly for the glass, I always have an eye opened for “lucky stones" as ...

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All About Ceramics

All About Ceramics

Ceramics have been around as far back as 24,000 BC, when humans discovered that clay dug from the earth could be used to create animal and human fi...

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Spode China & the Titanic

Spode China & the Titanic

Exactly what type of Spode tableware was on board the doomed ship was unknown until salvage expeditions of the Titanic were undertaken after 1987. 

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Love Floats

Love Floats

Finding messages in bottles open windows into the lives of people I never could have met any other way.

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Sherd or Shard?

Sherd or Shard?

In general, sherd only refers to pieces or fragments of pottery whereas shard may refer to broken bits of glass, metal, rock, and ceramics.

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