'Mermaid's Teardrop'


Lovely, authentic piece of rare lavender purple sea glass wrapped in copper with accent Swarovski crystal beads and a potato pearl. Leather double cord measures approximately 18". Sea glass piece measures approximately 2 1/2' long.   Copper button clasp.  Note that coordinating lavender earrings shown are available on my earring collection page and entitled, 'Lavender Heart'.


More about the source of lavender sea glass from the website www.realseaglass.com....

"Most purple sea glass is actually “sun” purple – in the old days manganese was added to glass as a clarifying agent, and manganese turns purple when exposed to UV rays – like those in sunlight. That’s why some antique bottles have that lovely lavender glow."