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LHS hosts Mid-Atlantic Sea Glass & Coastal Arts Festival

Jun 30, 2013
Photos by: Deny Howeth

Local jewelry artist Michele Buckler, owner of Sand and Stones shop in Lewes, creates a special piece for a customer during the The Lewes Historical Society 2013 Mid-Atlantic Sea Glass & Coastal Arts Festival held June 21-22.


Sue Lemmons, partner in Seagals Gallery of Delaware, tries on a specially handcrafted piece of jewelry with an octopus medallion to show a customer how it appears when worn.
Shards of glass found in the sea are handcrafted into pendants at the 2013 Mid-Atlantic Sea Glass & Coastal Arts Festival at the Lewes Historical Society Complex.
Lisa Edmonds, owner of Cape Treasures, picks a piece of her work for a customer.
Jaybe Hawley, owner of The Earthlings of Monterey, Calif., traveled to Delaware for the 2013 Mid-Atlantic Sea Glass & Coastal Arts Festival. She creates sea glass vases for succulent plants.
Customers shop at Be Fused Hot Glass kiosk.
Kathy Bell, owner of Jewels By The Sea of Florida, show off a piece created from glass acquired in England. This is "end of the day" glass, where workers melt all the glass together and toss it into the sea.
Gyotaku fish print artist Jim Roberts hangs his Fish Finder print for the 2013 Mid-Atlantic Sea Glass & Coastal Arts Festival.
Olivia, Gabriella and Gregory Burdick (l-r) of Fenwick Island create a sea glass ornament.
Rich Fish rotates buckets of glass for customers. He guarantees one will never see the same piece of glass twice.
SeaGals Gallery creates sea glass pendants often made with creatures from the deep.
Saturday's 2013 Mid-Atlantic Sea Glass & Coastal Arts Festival saw the most visitors, while Sunday was a calmer day. Sixty sea glass artists were joined by decoy carvers, waterfowl artists, fish, leather and wood artists.
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