While Sea Glass Jewelry Makers such as Lisa use authentic ocean tumbled sea glass to create precious one of a kind pieces,
Artisans like Shari of Beach Grass Cottage work with machine tumbled sea glass to embellish home decorations. If you are looking to use sea glass for crafting and artistic projects (meaning you need lots of pieces), you probably want machine tumbled sea glass, or it could get quite expensive.
Machine tumbled sea glass feels beachy just the same, and is available in a variety of beautiful luminescent colors. Via.
Where to buy sea glass for crafting:
You can click over to Shari's Beach Grass Cottage and purchase 2 pounds of it! It comes in solid colors or Shari can create a custom mix for you of any of her available colors. Another source for machine tumbled sea glass is Bedrock Indutries, as seen in the first picture. And you also find a selection of sea glass at Save on Crafts, look in their category shells - beach glass.
Where to buy sea glass for jewelry making:
I found two sources that sell authentic or genuine sea glass. Bay Treasures and West Coast Sea Glass. Check them out!
If you know other good sources, please share in the comments -thank you so much!