The Magic – and – Mystery of Pink and Purple Sea Glass is Captivating…
Pink is associated with romance, nurturing, affection and kindness. Purple is the color of magic and mystery, and royalty.
Most of our pink sea glass comes from historic Depression Era glass. Sea glass in pale pinks and corals tends to come from tableware that was popular between 1915 and 1950. Deeper tones might come from thicker objects, like vases, cake plates, and paperweights.
As far back as Ancient Egypt, manganese was used to produce purple glass. Your darker purple sea glass jewelry may once have been an 1800s ink bottle or flask. Lighter sun purple sea glass jewelry comes from 100-year-old crystal clear glass that when exposed to ultraviolet rays over time revealed its purple hue.
Your pink or purple sea glass jewelry is a true vintage treasure. Read on to explore the history of Pink and Purple Sea Glass.