Over millennia, rock is broken down in tiny and varied particles
of minerals which make their way to the shore by eroding rivers, glaciers,
volcanoes, moraines and bluffs. These ancient minerals amalgamate with newer
ground up shells and invertebrates to create one-of-a-kind blends of colourful
sand and oxides reflecting each beach’s local geography in a magnificent
palette. Every beach is eternally restless and adapting. It is as unique as a
So, next time you go for that contemplative beach walk, wherever you are in the world, remember to stop, look down and enjoy the moving magical show of nature’s sand art right at your feet. You won’t be disappointed.
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