Monday, March 24, 2014

Win a FREE float!!!!

Every 100 sales through my Etsy shop, I have a giveaway on my Facebook page.  If you aren't already following Glass Float Junkie on Facebook, you're missing out on contests, discounts & awesome photos!!

Monday, March 17, 2014

Happy St. Patrick's Day!!

In honor of the day, use coupon code GFJSPD for 20% off all GREEN floats in my Etsy shop today!!!  Offer is valid until 12pm Pacific tonight.  Thanks!

Monday, March 10, 2014

My Favorite Floats

Here are a few photos of my favorite floats.  I beachcombed them myself when I lived in Alaska.  #glassfloatjunkie #glassfishingfloats

Assorted swirled floats found on remote
Alaskan beaches
by me!
Russian star float with a dot I found.
This is a beautiful float, but it does have a crack.
This is a tri mold float with 2 spindles inside the float!!  I found
this gem on a remote Alaskan beach, too!

Monday, March 3, 2014

Beachcomber's Fun Fair ~ Ocean Shores, WA ~ March 1st & 2nd

Many glass fishing float collectors congregate each March to Ocean Shores, Washington for the annual Beachcomber's Fun Fair.  This event was created over 25 years ago for those of us who love the beach & all things associated with the beach.  Clearly, my favorite thing found on the beach are glass fishing floats!  Below are a few photographs from the weekend, which include several examples of floats.

Author & long-time glass fishing float collector/researcher,
Walt Pich

Alan Rammer, author & long-time collector discussing
floats, I'm sure!

Alan Rammer's booth.

Items found on the beach are exhibited & judged
each year.  These were all found on the Olympic Peninsula.

Items found on the beach believed to be from the 2011
Japanese tsunami are placed on exhibit.

These items were just a portion of those found on the
Olympic Peninsula beaches by John Anderson.

Shannon is giving a little Float 101 to some folks.

Floats from John Anderson are entered into the glass fishing
float category.  Pardon the reflection of the overhead lights
on the glass!

Various floats entered into the glass fishing float category.

A Kanji roller from John Anderson's collection & display.

A spectacular cobalt blue swirled float from Mike Taylor's collection.

Another float from John Anderson's display.

That jumbo roller had many folks drooling!

"Colonel" Rich Richardson & Walt Pich.
Both of these collectors have been to Japan many times &
have done a great deal of research for our hobby.
Several of the collectors managed to be sitting at the same time,
so I snapped this shot.

Saturday, March 1, 2014

Today is the official release of Glass Ball Shapes by Walt Pich!

Get your copy of Glass Ball Shapes by Walt Pich exclusively online from me!!! Today is the official release date! I'm at the Beachcomber's Fun Fair with Walt & he has lots of copies!! You will want this book!!! It's awesome!!