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The Sea Glass Hunter S Handbook

Author : C. S. Lambert
ISBN : 9780892729708
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 78.92 MB
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The perfect guide for both seasoned and novice seaglunkers, The Sea Glass Hunter's Handbook reveals how to locate the best beaches and predict optimum conditions; understand coastal access laws; determine the personal and professional value of sea glass' and identify the source of individual fragments. Sea glass connects civilization and nature, often in surprising ways. This guide investigates how tiny bits of glass and ceramic have engaged generations of avid collectors throughout the world.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Sea Glass Crafts

Author : C. S. Lambert
ISBN : 9781608932085
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 23.8 MB
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Sea glass connects civilization and nature, often in surprising ways. And collecting sea glass and pottery shards is more popular than ever. However, beyond simply admiring their beauty, many collectors are at a loss as to just what to do with their collections. Sea Glass Crafts is filled with ideas to turn your seaside treasures into home decor--inside and out, practical and decorative, whimsical and serious. From a sea glass chandelier to a shower curtain, or a sea glass wreath to a shadowbox, sea glass expert Carole Lambert covers thirty fun and beautiful projects. Step by step directions, explanations of everything you'll need, and color photographs accompany each project. Sea Glass Crafts is the perfect book for anyone fascinated by these jewels from the sea.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Sea Glass

Author : C. S. Lambert
ISBN : 9781608936540
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
File Size : 75.41 MB
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Almost every shoreline offers up worlds of adventure, archaeology, science, and the arts in the form of sea glass and ceramic shards. These discarded remains pull beachcombers into a world of startling revelation; a world of history founded on documented research and broadened by the imagination. Recognized expert on sea glass, C.S. Lambert guides readers through her personal collection, revealing the fascinating true stories of each piece’s origin. Lambert shares the story behind the design ofvintage bottles, the hidden purpose of mysterious pieces of sea glass, and the history of china patterns and ceramic dolls. She also shares some of the rarest specimens of sea glass, for some of which there are only one or two pieces known to be in existence. It's a treat for sea glass aficionados everywhere.
Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Treasure Hunter S Handbook

Author : Liza Gardner Walsh
ISBN : 9781608932795
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 50.34 MB
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The Treasure Hunter’s Handbook is for kids and families who love to explore the world around them. This book highlights the appeal of treasure hunting as a fun family activity that encourages kids to get outside. Parents and educators are concerned about children’s rapidly increasing screen time and books that get kids in nature are very popular. The book also seizes on the popularity and market success of pirates, for who hasn’t seen a young child wearing an eye patch hoisting a Jolly Roger flag. Books on pirates are constantly in circulation at the library but I have yet to find a book on treasure hunting for kids. I also feel that expanding the typical “pirate booty” concept into something more productive and educational will appeal to parents, grandparents, and educators. Athough not an exclusive ‘Maine’ book, all of the activities will be field tested in Maine. Just as fairy houses can be built anywhere, kids can hunt for treasure even in their own backyards, allowing for wide accessibility and the making of a great gift book. The book will cover the following topics: Myths and legends of buried pirate treasure: This section will share some of the stories such as Captain Kidd’s loot on Jewell Island and Pirate Ned Lowe’s treasure captured from a Spanish galleon and dropped in the middle of the pond on Pond Island. Panning for gold: Building on C.J. Stevens book, The Next Bend in the River: Gold Mining in Maine, and the allure of the Gold Rush, panning for gold is making a comeback and is a great activity for kids. Mining for minerals and gemstones: We Walk on Jewels: Treasure Hunting in Maine for Gems and Minerals by Jean Blakemore describes in a very detailed way the many areas in Maine where gems and minerals can be found. The Treasure Hunter’s Handbook can provide some of the information in a more simplistic and user-friendly way. Metal Detecting: Many kids have their own metal detectors but there are entire organizations that focus on this past time. This section will tell some of the stories of amazing treasure found using this simple device. Map and compass reading: Every child should learn these basic skills and this section will explain the basics of cartography and orienteering. Geocaching and letter boxing: Geocaching is a real-world, outdoor treasure hunting game using GPS-enabled devices. Letter boxing is a low tech version that combines navigational skills and rubber stamp artistry. Found treasures: Hunting for everyday treasures such as sea glass, sea shells, four-leaf clovers, arrowheads, and fossils.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Salt On Your Tongue

Author : Charlotte Runcie
ISBN : 9781786891204
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 50.32 MB
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Charlotte Runcie has always felt pulled to the sea, lured by its soothing, calming qualities but also enlivened and inspired by its salty wildness. When she loses her beloved grandmother, and becomes pregnant with her first child, she feels its pull even more intensely. In Salt On Your Tongue Charlotte explores what the sea means to us, and particularly what it has meant to women through the ages. This book is a walk on the beach with Turner, with Shakespeare, with the Romantic Poets and shanty-singers. It’s an ode to our oceans – to the sailors who brave their treacherous waters, to the women who lost their loved ones to the waves, to the creatures that dwell in their depths, to beach combers, swimmers, seabirds and mermaids. In mesmerising prose, Charlotte Runcie shows how the sea has inspired, fascinated and terrified us, and how she herself fell in love with the deep blue. Navigating through ancient Greek myths, poetry, shipwrecks and Scottish folktales, Salt On Your Tongue is about how the wild untameable waves can help us understand what it means to be human.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

A Sea Glass Journey

Author : Teri Hall
ISBN : 1771083123
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
File Size : 35.69 MB
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A Sea Glass Journey is your go-to resource for everything sea glass. Veteran sea glass collector and artist Teri Hall describes the origins of sea glass, where the best glass is found, and what colours are most rare. You’ll also find a collection of inspiration: some of Teri’s best creations and tips for easy, fun things to do with the sea glass you find. Includes 50 colour photographs.
Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Seaside Treasures

Author : Sarah Grindler
ISBN : 1771087463
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 75.26 MB
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A day of beachcombing is a day filled with salty sea air, enchanting seashells, and exciting discoveries. The ocean holds so much beauty and adventure, and it leaves so many treasures on its shores. Let's explore these seaside treasures. An essential sea glass-hunting handbook for kids. With helpful advice, like "make sure no one's home!" before taking a snail shell, and fascinating facts, like how sea glass is formed and where glass fishing floats come from, the gentle and flowing text invites young readers to explore and wonder about everything that washes up on the sand. Author and illustrator Sarah Grindler's images are vivid and realistic, showing readers what to look for by the ocean--from purple sea urchin shells (that otters love to much on) to mussel shells, sand dollars, and every colour of sea glass--and encouraging all of us to imagine where those treasures may have come from. A beautiful keepsake as well as a practical guidebook for the young beachcomber.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

The Duck Hunter S Handbook

Author : Bob Hinman
ISBN : 083290404X
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 75.40 MB
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Category: Sports & Recreation