Beachcombing is a print and digital magazine devoted to beach and sea glass, beachcombing, beach destinations, and unique art and products made from beach finds. Our readers are well-traveled beach lovers who are passionate about beachcombing, sea glass, shells, rocks, fossils, historical finds, ocean conservation, beach vacations, coastal decor, and more.

The magazine was first published by Rebecca Ruger-Wightman in July 2017 under the name Glassing and has covered topics as diverse as sea glass, seashells, driftwood, conservation, wildlife, jewelry, art, travel destinations, and more. The magazine is shipped worldwide six times a year.

About the Publisher

Kirsti Scott

Kirsti Scott is the Editor and Publisher of Beachcombing and the owner of Etched by the Sea Inc. She is a board member of the North American Sea Glass Association and The Sea Glass Center. Kirsti Scott is an artist, graphic designer, and avid beachcomber. She lives on the central coast of California on Monterey Bay with her husband, Matt, a couple of cats, and occasionally their three grown children. She has degrees in Economics from Stanford University and Graphic Design from Rhode Island School of Design.

About the Founder

Rebecca Ruger-Wightman

Rebecca Ruger-Wightman is the Founder of Glassing Magazine, now Beachcombing, and the founder of the Buffalo Beach Glass and Coastal Arts Festival. Rebecca is the author of three books, Autumn Splendor, This Kiss, and Sea Glass Crafts. She is the mother of four, living on the shores of Lake Erie with her husband, Larry, and her four-legged beach buddy, Brody.

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