June 14, 2009, 1:00 PM
Sea glass historian Richard LaMotte, author of the definitive guide Pure Sea Glass, will deliver a lecture on unlocking the secrets of sea glass. In addition to sharing beautiful photography from his book, LaMotte will showcase some of the most unusual pieces of sea glass and antique bottles from his collection. Beachcombers are welcome to bring a few of their favorite finds for the author to appraise for age and origin. Copies of Pure Sea Glass will be available for purchase, and LaMotte will sign books after his lecture.
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