No trip to the beautiful resort town of Cape May, New Jersey is complete without a visit to its famous Sunset Beach to look for Cape May diamonds.
To learn more, I suggest you read Ellie Mercer’s well researched story about the origins and mysteries of these “diamonds of the sea,” originally published as a blog post by the North American Sea Glass Association.
Visitors to Sunset Beach on the Delaware Bay, in West Cape May, New Jersey, have delighted in collecting Cape May Diamonds for many generations. Actually, the smoothly tumbled, translucent gems were first discovered centuries ago by the Kechemeche, a Native American tribe who believed the stones possessed supernatural powers. Unlocking the Mysteries of Cape May diamonds