Live events, studio tours, and more!

The Beachcombing Holiday Marketplace & Festival is a great way to gather together and celebrate beachcombing from the comfort of home. We hope you'll join us on Saturday, November 27th, to watch live presentations, view video premieres, chat with other beachcombers, and ask questions of our presenters in an online festival atmosphere. 

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The live festival program will run from 10am to 3pm Pacific Time on November 27, 2021. Videos and presentations are made possible by our Marketplace Exhibitors, members of Beachcombing Club, and by our Presenters who are generously sharing their time to take us on their beachcombing adventures, share their expertise, and show some of their collections on festival day.

  • Strangest Finds from the Thames Jason Sandy, Author
  • Japanese Glass Fishing Floats Christina Sawka, Reverse.Gem
  • Beachcombing in the Shadow of Diamond Head, Richard MacPherson
  • Seaham Sea Glass Hunting & Jewelry Making Paula Newman, PeblsRock
  • Eclectic Finds from Japan and California Tina Terry, Teal Bamboo
  • Holiday-Themed Beachcombing Finds Mary McCarthy, The Beachcombing Center
  • Christmas Craft Demo, Jackie Trimper, Sea Glass Mosaic Artist
  • Hydraulic Press Demo and Studio Tour, Su Kirk, Seahag101
  • Studio Tour Marylou Forrest, Aloha Sea Glass 
  • Studio Tour Mary Louise Lauffer, Virgin Sea Glass

Tentative Schedule ›

Want to be part of the fun? Learn how to be a festival exhibitor › 

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Holiday Marketplace Exhibitors

We are thrilled to present some of the world's most talented beach artists, craftspeople, and designers in this online beach marketplace. The Beachcombing Festival presentations are made possible through the support of these beachcombing-related shops and artists, and we hope you will support them this holiday season by clicking on their banners below to learn more about their products and services through the end of 2021. Saturday, November 27th, is Small Business Saturday. Let's make this holiday season merry and bright by shopping small!

⭐ Offering a Holiday Marketplace Discount
🌊 Beachcombing Club Member 
🌴 Virtual Beachcombing Festival 2020 Exhibitor

Bling Beach Glass Windows


Genuine sea glass jewelry

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sun sport canvas


London history through mudlarking finds


ocean inspired products


acorn beach glass

ocean inspired jewels


unique silver artistic sea glass jewelry


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beagle bay knot works


sea glass art and design

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nautically inspired sea glass and silver jewelry

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sea glass lava pearl jewelry


seashell collecting book

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seaham england sea glass art jewelry books

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sea glass jewelry from washington pacific northwest

ocean inspired sea glass jewelry

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let me sea creations

sea glass jewelry and accessories


weekend sea glass retreats for women


new england sea glass jewelry

bahamas sea glass jewelry

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Fun Holiday Beach Craft and Décor Ideas

From a forest of beach-inspired trees to coastal accessories to a sleigh-load of ornaments, our readers have great ways to add some Holiday Beach Vibes to your home year round.

Easy Seashell Tree Craft

Create a fun and easy Seashell Tree, perfect for the holidays or year-round. It’s easy enough to do with kids, and it makes a great gift for a friend or teacher—or a coastal decoration for your own home.

Ideas for Decorating with Beach Glass and Floats

decorate with sea glass for christmas

In this video, Christina from Reverse Gem shares great ideas for How to Decorate with Your Beach Finds year round.

How to Decorate a Lantern with Sea Glass

lantern with beach glass

Add a holiday glow to your home with this fun hands-on Sea Glass Lantern Workshop with Mary McCarthy.

As a member of the North American Sea Glass Association, we are committed to educating collectors, consumers, and retailers as to the properties and benefits of genuine, pure, unaltered sea and beach glass. We do not accept articles or advertisements from those who use or sell fake sea glass. As a member of the Sanibel-Captiva Shell Club we promote the study of mollusks and the shells they create. We have a no-live-shelling policy and do not accept articles or advertisements from those who use or sell shells harvested from live animals, including live sand dollars, sea stars, and sea urchins.

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