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All washed up! (Found treasures from the beach of Trapani, Sicily) by Christine Oakley
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Washed up tiles and glass stopper found on the beach in Trapani, Sicily (Italy).

Camera: Canon 450D, 17-85mm lens

  • Top Ten in the A Unique Collectible Challenge in Knick Knacks – March 2010
  • Featured in Fishlike – February 2010
  • Voted in the Top Ten of the Big and small treasures challenge in Beach, River & Lake Treasures Group – January 2010
  • Featured in I Love Italy – January 2010
  • Winner of the Hobbies Other Than Photography Challenge in Cee’s Fun Artsy Friends – January 2010
  • Featured in Beach, River & Lake Treasures Group – January 2010
  • Featured in The World As We See It – December 2009
  • Featured in Newfangled, Nonedited Photography – December 2009

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tiles, worn, ceramics, trapani, washed up, glass stopper, sea, sicily, italy, colourful

I am passionate about travel and creative pursuits. All proceeds from sales go to Seconds to Give Australia – a not for profit organisation run entirely by volunteers that is working with the community of Palm Island.

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Comments

  • Cat2be
    Cat2beover 4 years ago

    That is so cool. We just get plastic bags :-(. Lovely colors. What do you do with all of them?

  • Thanks Kimba. The plan is to turn them into pendants for friends – at the moment they are sitting in a little bowl on my bookshelf where I pick them up every now and again and admire them :)

    – Christine Oakley

  • Debbie Meyers
    Debbie Meyersover 4 years ago

    Beautiful glass!

  • Thanks so much Debbie!

    – Christine Oakley

  • constantchaos
    constantchaosover 4 years ago

    Wonderful snatches of life gone by…….lovely finds!

  • Thanks CC

    – Christine Oakley

  • angelandspot
    angelandspotover 4 years ago

    Those are so pretty.

  • Thank you so much.

    – Christine Oakley

  • Esther's Art and Photography
    Esther's Art a...over 4 years ago

    What a lovely collection !

  • Thanks so much Esther :)

    – Christine Oakley

  • CeePhotoArt
    CeePhotoArtover 4 years ago


    Your cohosts,
    Cee and Chris

  • Thanks Cee & Chris :)

    – Christine Oakley

  • linmarie
    linmarieover 4 years ago

    beautiful gems from the sea,, I love how their edges are all smooth from tumbling around in the water,, making pendants would be a great idea,,peace and love linmarie

  • Thanks so much for your thoughtful comment linmarie

    – Christine Oakley

  • Kevin McGeeney
    Kevin McGeeneyover 4 years ago

    wow, way cool and each tells a different story!

  • Yes, amazing to think the lives that must have rubbed off on each of these treasures!

    – Christine Oakley

  • Hugh Fathers
    Hugh Fathersover 4 years ago

    Some real treasure there!! . . .

  • Thanks Hugh :)

    – Christine Oakley

  • IzzyGumbo
    IzzyGumboover 4 years ago

    I had no idea! Such a wonderful treasure chest you have!!

  • Thanks Izzy :)

    – Christine Oakley

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