Glass Becomes Sea Glass when:
A piece of glass has been tumbled by natural wave action to the point where there are no sharply-defined edges or corners. The natural action of elements in the water along with sunlight and tumbling action have produced a unique frosted or etched surface covering all sides of the glass.
During the period from 1900 – 1909, estimates of Nome's population reached as high as 20,000 due to the gold rush at that time. Many people stayed in tents on the beach. Where do you think a lot of bottles ended up?
Yes, as sea glass on the beach, of course! Nome is a good place to find it.