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150 year old Face Polished Sea Glass / Slag Glass from Lake Michigan /  Deep Teal  (suzybones)

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Deep Teal Stand-up Specimen

2 x 1 3/4 across the dome polished face x 1 inches deep

Face Polished 150 year old Lake Michigan beach tumbled slag glass pebble in rare Teal (the reverse is natural).
This beauty was created during the iron smelting process of the mid 19th century. The main impurity in the raw iron was silica (glass). The iron was melted using the intense heat of a hardwood fired blast furnace. The colorful glass, or slag as it was known, floated to the top and was skimmed off and discarded in the big lake. They have tumbled in the waves for over a century, smoothing their rough edges and providing a thrill for sharp eyed beach-combers.


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150 year old Face Polished Sea Glass / Slag Glass from Lake Michigan / Deep Teal (suzybones)


Overview

  • Handmade item
  • Materials: antique slag glass, michigan lelandite, sea glass, vintage slag pieces, SLAG GLASS
  • Ships worldwide from United States
  • Feedback: 3312 reviews
  • Favorited by: 2 people