SANTA CRUZ, Calif., July 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SantaCruzSeaGlass.com owner Krista Hammond released her first book Santa Cruz Sea Glass, the story behind the treasure earlier this April. The release of the book made front page headlines in the Santa Cruz Sentinel, with a feature article run July 5, 2013 (http://www.santacruzsentinel.com/localnews/ci_23600436/) and was also mentioned in WSJ.com in April, fueling a curiosity for the unusual topic of sea glass. Mrs. Hammond will be giving her first national book signing appearance at Pilgrim's Way Bookstore in Carmel-by-the-Sea on July 27th.
The intriguing book explains and features the captivating and highly collected sea glass from Davenport Beach, located in the northern coast of California. With photography by Josie Iselin and developed in conjunction with the renowned Lundberg Studios, Santa Cruz Sea Glass, the story behind the treasure gives readers a visual delight and a fascinating story about this world famous, highly prized sea glass.
Krista Hammond decided to write a book after years of collecting sea glass along the shores of the California coast, which she and her husband Tony Berkowitz create into one-of-a-kind sea glass jewelry pieces. At no other known beach can such fantastically colored and shaped pieces be found, resulting in sea glass from Davenport to be highly desired.
"I hope my book will give sea glass collectors and fans of our jewelry the opportunity to learn more about the rare sea glass from Davenport beach," commented Hammond "This book is a lesson about human interaction with the ocean and provides a grateful testament to a one of its kind sea glass beach."
Krista Hammond's first book signing appearance will be held at Pilgrim's Way Bookstore in Carmel-by-the-Sea on Saturday July 27th from 2-4pm, info at http://www.pilgrimsway.com/. The book retails for $29.95 with 10% of proceeds being donated to the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Foundation.
About Santa Cruz Sea Glass
Santa Cruz Sea Glass (http://www.santacruzseaglass.com) was founded in 2006 by Krista Hammond. Along with her husband, Tony Berkowitz, the couple creates handcrafted sea glass jewelry, specializing in custom pieces for clients that demand high quality craftsmanship and flawless, unaltered pieces of sea glass. Founder of the Santa Cruz Sea Glass & Ocean Art Festival (http://www.facebook.com/pages/Santa-Cruz-Sea-Glass-Ocean-Art-Festival/211004422249222?ref=ts&fref=ts) and official partner of the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation (http://www.nmsfocean.org/our-partners) since 2008, Krista Hammond currently is a chairperson on the Monterey Bay Sanctuary Advisory Council.
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