Port Townsend Beach Gems - Sun Catchers - Port Townsend, WA
Port Townsend Beach Gems - beach glass mosaics handcrafted by Carol Kummerow
Sun Catchers
 
While all the candle holders and vases gleam in a sunny window, these sun catchers are designed specifically to catch those rays. Most have jute or wire hangers attached, but a few are stand-up types.
 

Hooded Merganser
9" x 11" wood frame with frosted white glass on back of pane, hooded merganser on front
Price: $50.00
Raccoon
Another of my backyard visitors. Yes, he's a pest, but oh so cute! This is done on a white wood frame, 5.5" x 7.5". Shades of brown, plus white and green and some tiny black stones are used.
Price: $25.00
Perched Hummingbird
8" square frame with a 4.5" square pane with a depiction of a perched hummingbird done from the attached photo. Click on the picture for a larger image. It is backed with a textured sheet of acetate and a blue sheet of acetate.
Price: $30.00
Sailboat
9.5" x 11.5" wood frame with the sailboat "Serenade" under full sail. Mostly aqua, white and green, with blue, brown and small bits of black stone.
Price: $70.00
Snowy Owl
9.5" x 11.5" whitewashed wood frame. Owl is done in all natural colored sea glass - shading is done by applying brown or green to the back of the pane behind white and aqua glass.
Price: $70.00
Three Dolphins
Large piece - 8.5" x 19.5" white plastic frame with wire hanger. Three dolphins swim across a wavy background. Natural colors only - aqua, white, green and blue.
Price: $90.00
Hound pup
8.75" x 3.75" gray glass chandelier plate has a brown and white dog, with small stone accents in black, sitting in a field of green. All colored glass is natural, as found. Jute hanger.
Price: $20.00
Lighthouse in the dark
This one is a bit different. The smoky brown glass pane is 2.25" x 8.5" and had no hanging hole drilled, so the jute hanger is glued and tied to hold it up. The lighthouse and outbuildings and some of the surf is made from pieces of jadeite and other ceramic chips. A sailboat approaching is backed with gold plastic. Brown, green, aqua and frosty white glass make up the rest of the image, with tiny black stones for windows.
Price: $25.00
5 Sandpipers
9.25" x 11.5" natural wood frame showcases 5 little sandpipers in brown and white glass with black accents. They are on the tideline of brown, white, aqua and green glass.
Price: $70.00
Sea Otter
5.5" x 8" frame around a floating sea otter with a pearly shell and silver starfish. Red stone eyes and black stone whiskers accent the all-natural colored beach glass.
Price: $50.00
Great Blue Heron
13.25" x 16.25" wood frame with heron wading in swirls of tide water. Nearly every color of glass and small stones used in this piece.
Price: $100.00
Common Merganser
9" x 11" white washed frame has a common merganser with brown, white, red and orange glass and black stones, swimming in an aqua sea. This piece was originally produced as a gift in 2012 and has been refurbished recently
Price: $70.00
Butterfly on ferns
9.25" x 11.5" natural wood frame with brown and white butterfly accented with black stones, resting on green, aqua and brown-tinged ferns.
Price: $70.00
Mermaid's Pet
8.5" x 3.5" chandelier plate has a mermaid with her pet seahorse. Black stone hair is accented with tiny pieces of blue glass. Silver seahorse charm - all the rest is natural colored sea glass in aqua, white, blue, green and brown
Price: $25.00
Ferns and Friends
Frameless 5.5" x 7.5" pane with jute hanger features 2 ferns, 2 dragonflies, 2 lady bugs, a frog, a caterpillar and a blue tail fly. fun for everyone to find them all.
Price: $35.00
Lighthouse on glass-covered frame
6.5" x 8.5" frame is coated in glass. A lighthouse on a rocky shore is depicted on the pane, and "foggy" overlay of clear and frosty glass completes the sky.
Price: $50.00
Mermaid
9" x 3.5" chandelier plate with etched fronds sports a mermaid swimming upward. All natural colored sea glass in shades of aqua, blue, green and white, plus brown glass and black stones for her hair.
Price: $25.00

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