The Lure of Sea Glass: Our Connection to Nature's Gems (Hardcover)
The Lure of Sea Glass includes stories people have told LaMotte about their search for meaning in sea glass. It also features poetry, quotations and artwork that transport readers into the emotional side of sea glass and inspire them to continue their quest for seaside gems. Exquisite montages of sea glass by noted museum and gallery photographer Celia Pearson beautifully illustrate the words on the printed pages. The 204-page book explores the identification of rare sea glass shards, and describes and pictures the specific characteristics of collections from 14 coastal regions throughout the United States, from Maine to Washington State, including two Great Lakes regions. It also offers additional information about identifying historic pieces from our past, and takes a thoughtful look at the future of sea glass.
About the Author
Author Richard LaMotte has been at the forefront of sea-glass research since presenting his first lecture on the topic back in 2002. His book, Pure Sea Glass, Discovering Nature's Vanishing Gems, is a master reference on sea glass for North American collectors, earning first place in nonfiction from the Writer's Digest 13th Annual International Self-Published Book Awards.