In the Baltic Sea, on the German island of Ruegen, 1,000 year old treasure linked to the time of the Danish king Harald Gormsson have been found. According to the source, the treasure discovered included rings, silver coins, pearls and bracelets. This is seen as the biggest amount of coins found in the southern Baltic … Continue reading
People are falling in love with metal detecting across the globe. Once you get a machine, you are hooked! Everything from the sound of the metal detector makes to hunting a new location, it’s just too awesome to put into words! I personally look for stories having to do with treasure hunters who are passionate … Continue reading
Did you know metal detectors can help you find the locations of gemstones and other minerals? We have a great article on it here in the Kellyco Library. To help you better identify different types of gemstones, we have this chart. See the full chart on here.
Yesterday was the season premier of Caribbean Pirate Treasure. This show focuses on two treasure hunters, Philippe and Ashlan Cousteau, who are searching for pirate Calico Jack’s missing treasure! It’s estimated that his treasure is worth $250 million! See more on the show here. This definitely looks like something great to watch!
Hey! Who’s ready for more knowledge? We’ve got a handy chart for all of you that would like help in identifying stones you found. This one comes from http://www.geologyin.com/. Did you know you can also find the location of precious gems with your metal detector? Check this out!
Scotland’s “The National” has announced that more people are anxious to search for treasure there! More people are eager to search estates, fields and woodlands for more valuables. This is largely due to the rise of high profile finds at that location. For example, as pointed out in the article, there was a Viking cache … Continue reading
Two treasure hunters in Galveston, Texas came across a treasure find that they were not expecting! Robert Hodson and Clyde Longworth discovered several hundred foreign coins on a beach. Hodson said to Click2Houston News, “Sometimes we don’t find like maybe $2 or $3 in maybe a little coin spill, But this was a big coin spill.” … Continue reading
Based on new information from Dailymail in the UK, Chinese archaeologists discovered one, impressive old weapon- an 2,300 year old sword. The sword was found in an ancient coffin in a Chinese province known as “Henan Province.” What made this sword find so great is that the sword itself was still sharp and shiny! It was … Continue reading
Last Friday and Saturday, we had the privilege of having YouTube influencer and detectorist, Nugget Noggin come to two events! We want to give a big thank-you to Garrett for helping to work this out by having him come. Kellyco Open House! At our Open House, which started Friday at 4pm and ended at 7pm, … Continue reading
This is a great tidbit about archaeology from Upper Michigan Source! At the Marquette Regional History Museum in Michigan, people of all ages got a chance to appreciate the past by celebrating International Archaeology Day. Gathered among the archaeology professionals were archaeology students and kids. They had a chance to learn more about the field … Continue reading