2nd Time Glass – Wendy Craig
Featuring handmade classic, simple but elegant, genuine sea glass jewelry designs suitable for blue jeans or a night at the opera. Sterling silver & 14k gold filled. Beach inspired paperweights and sun catchers offer something for everyone. Focus on preserving genuine sea glass for future family heirlooms.
Artful Alphabet – Bev Gipson O’Reilly
Bev once worked in advertising and moved on to abstract art. The Artful Alphabet was done over a few years and influenced by design and illustration. Architectural and
spontaneous pencil lines with positive/negative shading define the letters.
A Day at the Beach – Jane McHenry
Jane Claire McHenry is a Massachusetts native who spent many childhood summer days at her grandparents’ summer home near Cape Cod where her love of sea glass began. In 2008 Jane left her publishing career of 25 years to follow her artist’s dream and A Day at the Beach Fine Sea Glass Jewelry was born.
Anne Fatica – Anne Fatica
Anne was introduced to stained glass years ago from taking a course. She was instantly excited with the media. She loves the process- from creating the designs, glass selection, cutting, grinding, foiling and soldering. Once all the pieces are in place, getting to see how everything comes together is magical.
All About Sea Glass – Paula Fedele
Paula’s story starts with her antique dealer family who owned a cottage on Lake Erie. The combined scenarios laid the foundation for AllAboutSeaGlass.com. Transitioning from beaded jewelry to sea glass in 2007, Paula collects in the Caribbean, California and New England. In addition to designing jewelry, Paula also creates home décor items.
Ballard Designs - John Ballard
John has always been fascinated by the variety of shapes, textures and patterns that have been produced by the pounding action of waves, sand and rock. His inspiration comes from recycling these materials into art that can be enjoyed by his clients.
Beaches – Troy & Laurie Dalrymple
Beaches began at the North Market in Columbus, Ohio in 2004. They currently have a storefront in the Historic Bridge Street District in Ashtabula, Ohio. Their work is all custom design, precision milled, Sterling Silver jewelry adorned with Beach Glass. Anklets, Bracelets, Earrings, Necklaces, Pendants, Rings. Drilling Beach Glass DVD.
Beach Bum Jewels – Linda Mickevicius and Jamie Kessler
Three generations of “beach bums” create unique beach glass and sterling silver jewelry as well as home décor and note cards, using only authentic beach glass tumbled by Mother Nature.
Beach Glass Chic – Denise Tunney
A mathematics major, IBM engineer, ice skating and baton twirling costume designer, VP of an electrical contracting company … and now COASTAL ART?! Come see Denise’s driftwood creations, "weathered" beach fence frames, beach glass, beach bags, sterling silver rings and pendants, wire-wrapped pendants, wine stoppers, resin art & more!
Beach Glass Gone Wild – Kelly Chess
Kelly designs handcrafted jewelry using beach glass collected from the scenic shores of Lake Erie. Kelly attended the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts’ Metalsmithing program. She creates designs that remind her customers of a memorable vacation or some magical moment they spent on a beach. Kelly is a commercial member of NASGA.
Bill Czarnecki - Bill Czarnecki
Brian Pardini Art – Brian Pardini
Since the 1960s Brian has been walking the shores of Lake Erie, gathering objects that strike his fancy as he comes upon them. A builder who has constructed several unique houses, Pardini has always been interested and involved in art. But it was only about 14 years ago that he began constructing sculptures from his driftwood finds.
Brian D. Payne Studio – Brian Payne
Brian D. Payne is a full time watercolor artist with nearly 30 years experience painting the world around him. Although his subject matter varies greatly, this graduate of the Art Institute of Pittsburgh notes his style is impressionism with hints of realism utilizing a bold palette of color.
Coqui Corner Jewels - Mary Pearson
Coqui Corner Jewels is your destination for pure and simple sea glass designs. The sea glass is authentic, not altered, and personally handpicked by Frank and Mary. This glass is the finest in colors, quality and shapes. It is the best that Mother Nature has to offer.
Courtney Gillen – Courtney Gillen
All Courtney Gillen's jewelry is handmade with sea glass collected in Hawaii. Each piece is inspired by the glass itself, each a little mysterious treasure. The nature of the sea glass ensures that each is a one of a kind, set in sterling silver with freshwater pearls. www.courtneygillen.com
Cristallo Dolce – Diane Ventrello and Scott Streckler
Diane and Scott have been collecting since 2002 and designing since 2004, mingling glass from Lake Erie with sterling silver and leather. Beyond jewelry, they create shadowboxes, frames, suncatchers, and keychains. Allowing the natural beauty of the glass to be central to the jewelry, their works are simple and clean
DMG Creations – Dottie Gilbo
Dottie creates jewelry by hand from silver precious metal clay then adds beach glass or sea glass to compliment each design. She only uses genuine, well-worn glass that comes from Lake Erie, England, California, Puerto Rico and Hawaii. Combining the glass and PMC fulfills her passion to make beautiful jewelry.
Glas Traume – Julie Shilling
Julie Schilling of Glas Träume has been collecting beach glass from Lake Erie over the past decade and has fallen in love with turning lost beach glass treasures into custom jewelry.
Gull Cottage Crafts – Merrideth Lassotovitch & Elizabeth Wickman
Using the Tiffany copper foil technique, Merrideth and Elizabeth combine sea glass and pottery shards with the beauty of traditional stained glass. They design around the colors, textures, and shapes of the glass, letting the sea glass itself speak to them. They often find inspiration for an entire panel from one tiny piece.
Indigo Sky – Sue Young
Sue has embellished photo frames with genuine found Lake Erie beach glass for the past few years. She is happy to have found a way to bring her love of beach glass and mosaics together, and always finds herself amazed and inspired when nature’s alchemy allows something tossed to become something treasured.
Just Beachy Keen/Sea Glass Journal – Gary De Blois
Gary and Rhonda are from Bristol, RI and have collected sea glass for decades. In addition to their creations they maintain a popular website for collectors at www.seaglassjournal.com. They sell jewelry, T-shirts and other creations along with a display of rare sea glass, shipwrecked bottles, and other beachcombed oddities.
Lake Gems Beach Glass – Marilyn Boyles
Marilyn's love of collecting beach glass is evident in the simplicity and elegant designs of her hand-crafted jewelry which she makes from genuine beach glass that she and her husband have collected from the shores of Lake Erie.
Leslie Samuels Works – Leslie Samuels
All of Leslie’s work is made from recycled/upcycled materials. She uses marble, granite, travertine, slate, and semi precious stone to create mosaic flower pots. They will look splendid forever (even if your thumb is not particularly green). She also makes jewelry using sea glass, recycled glass, and other odd and forgotten natural materials.
Lili D Magpie Creations – Lisa Giddings
LDMC features handmade Eco-friendly jewelry made with genuine sea glass and beach glass from around the world. As a self-taught jewelry and textile artisan, Lisa Giddings draws inspiration from the natural world, art, and historic fashion. Lisa specializes in high quality channel cutting and wire bezel work.
Lisa Hall Jewelry – Lisa Hall
Lisa Hall has been making fine jewelry from natural sea glass for nearly 25 years. After studying classic jewelry techniques in Florence, Italy, she moved to a coastal island in Maine. The rugged landscape and rocky beaches are constant inspirations for her work.
Lisa Ronay – Lisa Ronay
Lisa learned her craft at the Revere Academy in San Francisco. She combined her love of silversmithing and the ocean, and started making sea glass jewelry. Known for her crowns and one of a kind pieces, she has been featured in many articles and sells her pieces from Hawaii to Maine and overseas.
Pieces of the Past – Barbie Stovall
Barbie started collecting blue and white pottery shards and seaglass when she moved to Japan from Oklahoma in 1992. She is married with four children and has lived overseas for 20 years: in Japan for 15 and in Spain for five. She has a degree in fashion merchandising from the University of Central Oklahoma.
Pink Cottage Industry - Janice Fatica
Pink Cottage offers an array of natural body care products. Each piece is hand crafted using only the finest natural ingredients, being both luxurious and nurturing for your skin. Come and experience the art of soap!
Polished By Time – Linda Hooper
The 2009 Sea Glass Festival in Erie, Pa. inspired Linda to begin working with sea glass. She was impressed by the usage of sea glass, the artists, and their talent. Although she is new to the world of sea glass collectors and artists, she is enjoying every minute of this learning experience.
Relish Jewelers – Jennifer Reed & Terri Reed
Degreed metal smiths, these two sisters have created a stunning line of handcrafted, one-of-a-kind sea glass jewelry. They fabricate in precious metals, gemstones and genuine sea glass. Jennifer and Terri are respected for their high standards of quality craftsmanship in both classic and funky original jewelry designs.
Santa Cruz Sea Glass - Krista Hammond
Santa Cruz Sea Glass is home to the rare and exotic sea glass from Davinport, Calif. They are silversmiths who use real, unaltered sea glass to create high-quality jewelry, and are partners of the National Marine Sanctuary. They've recently published a book, Santa Cruz Sea Glass, The Story Behind the Treasure.
Seaside Beach Glass – Michelle Szatkowski & Gladys Marion
Gladys and Michelle sell sea glass to artisans and collectors. They pick most of it from the shores of Nova Scotia, and the rest is from all over the world and guaranteed authentic. They also combine their love of sea glass with their passion for photography to create images that illustrate its beauty.
Sea Glass Designs – Bruce and Gail Barton
Bruce and Gail make handcrafted jewelry using authentic sea glass and sterling silver. They find all of their sea glass in the Abaco Islands in the Bahamas. Sea Glass Designs specializes in making custom pieces using customers’ sea glass and also making custom pieces for beach weddings.
Sea Glass Heart Art – Stephanie Swain
Creator of sea glass mosaics, whimsical cards, pictures and ornaments, Stephanie's creations are made of unaltered natural sea glass. Each mosaic, card, picture and ornament is a one of a kind creation just as each piece of sea glass is one of a kind creation.
Sea Glass Treasures – Anne Marie Johnson
Anne creates whimsical necklaces, pendants, ring, bracelets, and dangle and post earrings. Her findings are sterling silver, surgical steel and gold filled. She uses a Figure 8 pattern and has recently introduced seed beads in her designs.
www.seaglassin.com & www.seaglassin.etsy.com
Sea Shimmer – Sandra Cira
A love and appreciation of nature, especially the sea, inspires Sandra's creative focus. Simplicity in design showcases the authentic Bahamian sea glass and hopefully enhances an appreciation of nature in the prospective buyer. All soldered sterling with open backs, Sandra's work is solely her responsibility from collection to sales.
Signature Line – Signe Lawson
Featuring hand crafted sterling silver and genuine surf tumbled sea glass jewelry. Original one of a kind designs, specializing in no back bezel to let the beauty of the sea glass shine through.
Spirit of the Sea – Dianne McLaughlin
Dianne offers award-winning, handcrafted sea glass and beach glass jewelry. Her glass is from the East Coast, the Chesapeake bay, Bermuda and the Caribbean. She also offers loose sea glass and a line of tutorials for those who make their own jewelry.
The Earthlings – Jayne Hawley
3-D sculptures using California sea glass, pottery, and driftwood, uniquely accented with air plants. Also loose sea glass.
Turtle Treasures – Bonnie J. Mohrbacher
Bonnie creates charming handmade "primitive art" turtles for the home and garden. They are all made with beachcombed treasures: beach glass, shells, and colorful pebbles collected mostly from the shores of Lake Erie, each with their very own personality and name.
Vineyard Trading Company - Mackenzie Mustin
Vineyard Trading Compan began in 2000 with 12-year-old Mackenzie Mustin and her mom Lexie. Mackenzie’s designs incorporate her love of fishing, the beach, wampum, gemstones, and beach glass. Lexie’s photography highlights nautical, whimsical, and nature. Mackenzie’s fish rubbings are hand painted and available on a variety of clothing and wall art.
West Coast Sea Glass – Mary Beth Beuke & Lindsey Furber
The West Coast Sea Glass’ artists have traveled the world in search of glass for their beach-themed, jewelry designs. They have been involved in the world-wide sea glass community for over a decade and work hard to help educate the public. WCSG sells in over 50 stores around the world.
Yank and Limey Seaglass – Ashley McHale
Yank and Limey Sea glass specializes in rare sea glass from England. They are a family business - two Yanks and a Limey - and a team of jewelry designers focusing on rare colors exclusive to Seaham beaches in Northern England.
MercyHurst University Scott McKenzie- Erie PA
Geologist, educator and curator, Scott McKenzie teaches geology and oceanography at Mercyhurst University. He is interested in identifying odd fossils, bones and curiosities that appear on local beaches. Scott publishes articles in scientific journals on geological topics and does talks on dinosaurs and meteorites around the country.
Bottle ID Area Mike Smith, Dave Sidelinger & Jim Finn
Join Dave, Jim & Mike as they help you identify your shards. Each bring their own expertise to bottle identification. Whether casual collectors or in depth antique bottle hounds, you’ll enjoy finding out the possible original source, and the approximate age of the shard you posess.
Flagship Niagara League
Find out why you should join the FNL and how you can enjoy and take advantage of having this beautiful flagship here in the Erie community and what it means to the region.
Presque Isle Partnership
The mission of the Presque Isle Partnership is to enhance the Presque Isle visitors' experience by developing, funding and implementing projects and programs on the Park, while protecting the natural environment.
Tom Ridge Environmental Center/Nature Gift Shop
The Tom Ridge Environmental Center (TREC) is an educational center at heart, dedicated to teaching visitors about the unique 3,200 acres of Presque Isle and the many different forms of life that inhabit the peninsula. TREC also serves as a center for research, contributing to conservation efforts and promoting environmental awareness, helping to preserve the unparalleled beauty of Presque Isle, the site of Pennsylvania’s only seashore.
It is open year-round and offers free admission to interactive exhibits, glass-enclosed tower, and orientation movie. Learn about the history of Presque Isle and how you can contribute to keeping it pristine and beautiful.
Pennsylvania Sea Grant
Pennsylvania Sea Grant (PASG) takes a collaborative watershed approach to examine the impact of threats. Major Geographic Focus Areas include the Lake Erie, the Delaware River, and the Susquehanna River watersheds. PASG is dedicated to promoting the ecological and economic sustainability of Pennsylvania’s coastal resources through the development of science-based research, education, and extension programs.
Department of Conservation & Natural Resources
DCNR’s mission is to conserve and sustain Pennsylvania’s natural resources for present and future generations’ enjoyment. Find out how we do it. Learn about DCNR's mission, vision and accomplishments.
Stairways Behavioral Health
Fifty years ago, the founders of Stairways recognized the potential healing power of art for people recovering from mental illness. From its very first days as a social rehabilitation program, Stairways has encouraged clients to explore and advance their artistic talent as a means of expression. Enjoy the opportunity to buy what the clients and students have created and feel great about helping to support such a worthwhile program.
O Danny O
Meet the captain of Erie’s newest perch fishing boat, Rob Proctor. An excursion aboard this 1991, 44 foot vessel is the perfect platform for you and your friends to enjoy fishing the waters of Lake Erie. Lake Erie Perch are a local delicacy and we have all the latest electronic equipment on board to help create a successful and fun filled trip! Enter to win 5 free trips; valued at $160.00!