How Does Sea Glass Get its Otherworldly Sheen?

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Sea glass is the ultimate junk to treasure story, with a little bit of mythology thrown in. The glowing, translucent pieces that you find on the beach have very humble and prosaic origins. Different types of beach glass originated from the glass bottles of different colors that were just thrown into the sea back when people weren’t too careful about how they disposed of their trash. Over time, the action of waves, water and sand broke the glass down into small pieces, polished it and gave it that fascinating translucent sheen, which makes it a favorite for jewelry and collectibles.

Where does sea glass come from?
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