Want to know what you missed in a past issue of Beachcombing or Glassing magazine? Below are the tables of contents all our issues, with links to stories that are now available online. Learn more about beachcombing, beach travel, coastal arts, and coastal living, plus fabulous finds from shorelines around the world. You can read full digital editions of sold-out issues of Beachcombing.

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Volume 1: July 2017

Insight

Features

Out & About

Community

  • Collector Interview: Jeanie Hood
  • Spotlight Artist: Dottie Gilbo
  • Nuggets
  • Canine Combers

Shopping

Glassing Magazine Firsti Issue Number 1

We are happy to share a PDF (27MB) of the first issue of Glassing Magazine. Click on the cover image and download or view the PDF online. Enjoy!


Volume 2: September 2017

Insight

Features

Out & About

Community

  • Collector Interview: Nicola Haeney
  • Spotlight Artist: Stephanie Swain
  • Nuggets
  • Canine Combers

Shopping


Volume 3: November 2017

Insight

Features

Out & About

Community

  • Collector Interview: Harry Ross
  • Spotlight Artist: Suegray Jewelry
  • Color Crush: Red
  • Canine Combers

Shopping


Volume 4: January/February 2018

Insight

Features

Out & About

Community

  • Collector Interview: Mickey Morey-Kiernan
  • Spotlight Artist: France Lessard
  • Nuggets
  • Canine Combers

Shopping


Volume 5: March/April 2018

Features

Out & About

Insight

Community

Shopping


Volume 6: May/June 2018

Insight

Features

Out & About

Community

Shopping


Volume 7: July/August 2018

Insight

Features

Out & About

Community

Shopping


Volume 8: September/October 2018

Features

    Viewpoints/Personal Story

    Community

    Insight

    Portfolio

    • Canine Combers
    • Nuggets

    Shopping


    Volume 9: November/December 2018

    Features

    Out & About

    Just for Fun

    Community

    Shopping


    Volume 10: January/February 2019

    Community

    Features

    Out & About

    Just for Fun

    Shopping

    Video Highlights

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    Volume 11: March/April 2019

    Features

    Out & About

    Community

    Just for Fun

    Shopping

    Video Highlights

    View the digital edition of Beachcombing March/April 2019 ›


    Volume 12: May/June 2019

    Features

    Out & About

    Community

    Just for Fun

    Video Highlights

    View the digital edition of Beachcombing May/June 2019 ›


    Volume 13: July/August 2019

    Features

    Out & About

    Community

      Just for Fun

      Video Highlights

      View the digital edition of Beachcombing July/August 2019 ›


      Volume 14: September/October 2019

      Features

      Out & About

      Community

        Just for Fun

        Video Highlights

        View the digital edition of Beachcombing September/October 2019 ›


          Volume 15: November/December 2019

          Features

          Out & About

          Community

                Video Highlights

                View the digital edition of Beachcombing November/December 2019 ›


                Volume 16: January/February 2020

                Features

                Community

                Video Highlights

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                Volume 17: March/April 2020

                Features

                Community

                On the cover: Leland Blue stones by Ondrea Brussee

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                Volume 18: May/June 2020

                Features

                Community

                On the cover: Seashell, Outer Banks, North Carolina, Tiffany Meekins

                Video Highlights

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                Volume 19: July/August 2020

                Features

                Community

                On the cover: Rainbow of Australian beach finds by Rowy Marynissen

                Video Highlights

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                Volume 20: September/October 2020

                Good things truly do come in small packages—especially at the beach! The September/October issue of Beachcombing Magazine has stories about historical beads found along the River Thames, a peek inside some cozy British beach huts, and tiny beach finds from readers. We have stories from beachcombers around the world, including the Great Lakes, Japan, Washington, Alaska, and Australia. There's a re-cap of the Virtual Beachcombing Festival and if you can't make it to the beach, we have a fun barn wood and sea glass shelf you can craft with beach finds in your collection.

                Features

                Community

                On the cover: Japanese sea urchins and ohajiki by Tina Terry

                Video Highlights

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                Volume 21: November/December 2020

                The November/December 2020 issue of Beachcombing takes you to beaches around the world and gives you a sneak peek at what beachcombers find on their shores. From Lake Michigan to the North Sea and rivers in the heart of England, we have three stories about different kinds of marbles lucky beachcombers bring home. Collectors in Australia, Hawaii, Scotland, Texas, Florida, and New Jersey share their stories of special finds. We have photos from our beachcombing community of art made with beach finds and fun holiday beach décor ideas.

                Features Community

                On the cover: Marble on the shores of Lake Michigan by Tarah Nicole Hoffmann

                Video Highlights

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                Volume 22: January/February 2021

                January/February 2021 issue of Beachcombing has collectors and artists from the Great Lakes, California, Delaware, Florida, Puerto Rico, Slovenia, Scotland, England, and even a beachcomber who is sailing the world hunting for treasures. It’s packed with seashells, mudlarking finds, beautiful collections of beach glass, and more.

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                On the cover: Sea glass heart from Puerto Rico by Christian Maysonet and Kenneth Blaine

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                Volume 23: March/April 2021

                The March/April issue of Beachcombing is filled with stories about seashell hunting, mudlarking finds, artists, jewelers, collectors, and more!

                In this issue:

                On the cover: Abalone shell repaired with sea glass by Ginger Bowman

                Video Highlights

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                Volume 24: May/June 2021

                Features

                Community

                On the cover: Driftwood Beach, Jekyll Island, Georgia, by Jordan Hill

                Video Highlights

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                Volume 25: July/August 2021

                Features

                Community

                On the cover: Lake Michigan beach finds by Tarah Hoffmann

                Video Highlights

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                Volume 26: September/October 2021

                  On the cover: Hawaiian Cone Shells by Jennie Altman

                  Video Highlights

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                  Volume 27: November/December 2021

                  In this issue

                    On the cover: Beach glass insulator dome by Ann Primozich

                    Video Highlights

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                    Volume 28: January/February 2022

                    Volume 28 of Beachcombing is filled with stories about sea pottery, sea glass hunting, European glass floats, beachcombing on the French Riviera and the coast of Ireland, seashells, coastal arts and crafts, and more.

                    In this issue:

                    On the cover: Punt on the beach in Australia, Maureen Wyer

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                    Volume 29: March/April 2022

                    In this issue

                    On the cover: Starfish photographed at low tide by Jaime Sawczyn. Jaime left the starfish in the water as it was still alive, taking only its photograph.

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                    Volume 30: May/June 2022

                    This fifth Anniversary issue of Beachcombing is filled with stories about sea glass finds, seashells, fossils, rocks, beach destinations, coastal artists, beach buddies, and more.

                    In this issue:

                    On the cover: Antique bottles found on the River Thames foreshore, Jason Sandy.

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                    Volume 31: July/August 2022

                    With articles about agates on the Oregon Coast, historical bottles big and small, glass floats made in America, ohajiki from Japan, beach trips to islands in the Caribbean and Florida, and coastal art and poetry, there's something for every beach lover!

                    In this issue:

                    On the cover:Oregon Coast agate by Eric Davis

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                    Volume 32: September/October 2022

                    Our cover story features a trip to hunt for fishing floats in the Alaskan wilderness. We'll be celebrating National Fossil Day in October so we have articles from England, Oregon, and Florida about hunting for beach fossils. We've also got a story about a sea shell glamping adventure, a beach-finds string-light craft, and the winners of our sea shell photo contest. Add in some sea glass colors, nautical poetry, and summer cottages — and there's something for everyone!

                    In this issue:

                    On the cover: Hunting for floats in Alaska, Amanda Harrison

                    Video Highlights

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                    Volume 33: December/November 2022

                    When Suzy went out for a walk on the beach in Australia, she never dreamed she’d come home with a one-of-a-kind bucket-list find. Her beautiful sea glass charm is on the cover and the story inside of the next Beachcombing magazine. This issue is filled with winter beaches, the foggy shores of the Pacific Northwest, shelling as adventure and therapy, creative workspaces, and more!

                    In this issue:

                    On the cover: Sea glass charm by Suzy Casement

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                    Volume 34: January/February 2023

                    This issue features a rainbow of beach-found hearts of all types: beach glass, seashells, agates, rocks, and fossils. Learn how to identify seashells of all types and all about elusive groatie buckie shells. Read about a helicopter rescue for two beachcombers, the disappearance of a beloved landmark in Florida, pirate sea glass, a beach find that was valuable enough to pay for a year of college, and more.

                    In this issue:

                    On the cover: Sea glass stack with sea glass heart by Summer Vaughn

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                    Volume 35: January/February 2023

                    This issue features finds from beaches on rivers, lakes, and oceans around the world. Learn how to identify seashell egg casings, check out a collection from a couple who plan their vacations around beachcombing, and maybe help identify a mystery sea glass find from the Chesapeake Bay. And there's more from our global community of shellers, glassers, mudlarks, and rock collectors.

                    In this issue:

                    On the cover: Antique ink bottle by Jane Eastman

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                    Volume 36: May/June 2023

                    This issue features finds from beaches around the world. You'll learn some history about buttons, find out what it's like to beachcomb in a harbor in Sicily, see how Londoners through history kept themselves looking and feeling good, check out a miniature shell shop, and enjoy photos of some of our readers' earliest beach memories. And there's more from our global community of shellers, glassers, mudlarks, and collectors.>

                    In this issue

                    On the cover: Beach button collection Captain Ky Davis of LC’s Glass.

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                    Volume 37: July/August 2023

                    This issue features stories inspired by three beachcombing celebrations: World Rock Day on July 13th, Shark Awareness Day on July 14th, and National Lighthouse Day August 7th. We’ll take you shark fossil hunting in Florida, show off favorite lighthouses from our readers, and hit the Oregon Coast looking for agates. You’ll also get a look at an awesome sea glass and seashell collection from a beachcomber in the Outer Banks and get a photo checklist of all the shells (and more!) found on Outer Banks beaches. Learn about albino shells and beach destinations like Curaçao and the Mediterranean island of Malta.

                    In this issue

                    On the cover: Wentletrap shell on the beach in Florida by Shelley Thomas

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                    Volume 38: September/October 2023

                    This issue features ghost stories from the beach and some easy beach crafts for Halloween. See some unique sandstone formations in Lake Superior, learn about the life cycles of the mollusks who create seashells, go sea glass hunting in Maine, and check out beautiful rocks from beachcomber collections. And there’s more from our global community of shellers, glassers, mudlarks, and collectors.

                    In this issue

                    On the cover: Wave of Darkness by Lori-lee Thomas.

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                    Volume 39: November/December 2023

                    This issue features beautiful beads found on oceans, lakes, and rivers around the world. Meet some French sea glass collectors and learn how to make art using seashells and sand dollars. See fascinating finds from the River Thames and the Great Lakes and check out some creative beach-themed advent calendars. And there’s more from our global community of shellers, glassers, mudlarks, and collectors.

                    In this issue

                    • 17th International Sea Glass Contest
                    • Trading New for Very Old, Amy Bentley
                    • Beach Beads, Kirsti Scott
                    • Mudlarking: Working River, Jason Sandy
                    • Sea Glass Guide: Bucket List Beach Finds and Sea Stoppers, Lucy Tapper
                    • Seeded Glass, Ingrid Lynch
                    • Made in France, Muriel Gaultier
                    • Mermaid Shells, Amy Bentley
                    • Mandala Dotted Shells, Diana Watkins
                    • Sand Dollar Ornament, Gina Olkowski
                    • Beachcombing Bike Adventure, Laura Deering
                    • Home on the Lake, Anna Roche Clark
                    • The Eternal Couple, Belinda Lorking-Tanner
                    • If Not for the Love of Sea Glass, Suzy Casement
                    • Belinda... Lainie Tame
                    • To Belinda, Fiona Dart
                    • Beach Reads, Cindy Bilbao
                    • Start the Countdown: Advent Calendars for Beachcombers
                    • International Sea Glass Association
                    • Upcoming Events

                    On the cover: Beach-found beads, Nicole Lind

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                    Volume 40: January/February 2024

                    This issue includes stories about fossil hunting, shell collecting, and bottle collecting from beachcombers around the world. You'll learn about beachcombing in Bali, take a trip to the House of Marbles in southern England, and learn about some beach finds that you just can't bring home. Discover the best beaches for viewing wildlife in the U.S., learn how to make art with your shells, and enjoy beautiful illustrations of the Beachcombing Poetry Contest winning poem. Plus, there’s more from our global community of shellers, glassers, mudlarks, and collectors.

                    Inside this issue

                    • House of Marbles, Helen Butcher
                    • Fossil Hunting Along the Jurassic Coast, Jason Sandy
                    • A Recipe for Sea Glass, Charlie Tapper and Lucy Tapper
                    • What is That? Dorrie Williams
                    • Destination Bali, Maureen Wyer
                    • Beaches Gone Wild, Kirsti Scott
                    • The Home Front, Elizabeth Wein
                    • A Shocking Find
                    • Découpage Shell Art, Amy Bentley
                    • Sanibel Shell Show and Sanibel Shell Festival
                    • Spotlight Artist, Lisa TeviaClark
                    • I’ve Got a Bottle Problem, Nissa Rudh
                    • 5 Tips for Beach Explorers
                    • Beach Time: Clocks and Watches Found on the Beach
                    • What Type of Beachcomber Are You?
                    • The World is Her Oyster, Margie Frew
                    • Beach Reads, Cindy Bilbao
                    • Upcoming Events

                    On the cover: Fossils found on the Jurassic Coast of England, Jason Sandy.