This is much-awaited sequel to LaMotte’s ever-popular Pure Sea Glass. This elegant compilation reveals extraordinary stories of healing along with profiles of 14 sea glass collections from regions of the United States. The reader is presented with more aspects on shard identification and exposed to the role history plays in what is found along their shores. The book ultimately looks at the role of sea glass in our past, present, and future, inspiring readers to continue their quest for coastal treasures and broaden their understanding of the history within their collections.
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.