NASGA is a non-profit organization positively supporting sea glass collectors and the sea glass community with festivals, information, educational opportunities, commercial membership and more. The primary goal of NASGA is to establish a community of informed collectors and sellers of sea glass that are educated on the characteristics and significance of genuine sea glass.
Educate the collector, consumer and retailer as to the properties and benefits of genuine, pure, natural beach sea glass.
Maintain the value of genuine beach sea glass, through education.
Provide a forum and knowledge base for sea glass enthusiasts to communicate with other individuals who share their passion for genuine beach sea glass.
Sponsor sea glass festivals that will benefit both sea glass collectors, retailers, and artisans.
Establish a standard by which to grade and appraise sea glass.
Assist the work of protecting and restoring waterways and coastlines around the world, by mobilizing members, making donations and educating the public.
NASGA Commercial Members agree that they will leave sea glass in its natural state and not create imitation sea glass; meaning that the sea glass will not be altered by, acid etching, sand blasting, tumbling, or by any other means so as to artificially replicate genuine sea glass