Old Glass Floats

© Kathy Cunningham

Old Glass Floats

Uploaded: September 30, 2002


Taken with Sony DSC-F55. Display of old, Japanese glass fishing floats.


Gerda Grice level-classic October 01, 2002

Very interesting and pretty, Kathy. #10047

Kathy Cunningham October 01, 2002

Thank you Gerda. These floats used to be found in some quantity on beaches not far from where I live. They are much rarer now. #16208

Piper Lehman October 01, 2002

Very cool shot, Kathy! Looks like you were underwater yourself. Love the colors and the way the floats look like the sea water. Nice close-up! #16214

Kathy Cunningham October 01, 2002

Thank you Piper. Just happened to have the right light. #16233

Gerda Grice level-classic October 01, 2002

Have you ever taken any of these home, Kathy? They look like they would make very pretty home decorations. #16236

Piper Lehman October 01, 2002

Gerda, I like your thinking! I was just about to say that I am sure I could find a way to use these somehow, somewhere in my house. Where can you find these for sale here in the states, I wonder? Wouldn't they make great lake-house decor! I'm on a misson now...

Kathy, "the right light" is an understatement. You can see the great lighting in the netting around the one ball on the right. Almost a fluorescence of blue/greens. Would also make a great pic for the bathroom -- very refreshing mood... Off to find my own Japanese fishing floats... #16238

Kathy Cunningham October 01, 2002


Most likely they would be found in antique shops on the Washington or Oregon coast. The ones in the picture are for sale in the West Wind Gallery in Forks, Washington. If you'd like I can check on the prices---there's a cabinet full of them and I think they range, depending on size from $70.00 to $100+ for the larger sizes. I could certainly find out. KathyC #16239

Jill Battaglia May 26, 2019

This is gorgeous! I love the colors and textures! Congrats! -Jill B #22551

Cathy M. Gromball May 26, 2019

Congratulations Kathy! Cool shot!

Cathy :) #22996

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