Metal Detecting

The community for metal detectorists!

Current Topics

Engage with our community of metal detectorists, ask questions, get answers, share your find stories and talk with other detectorists.

SubjectStarted By

Latest News & Blogs

A selection of the latest metal detecting news and blog posts.

Somerset Villa and Mosaic - Part 2 Nothing is known for certain about the craftsmen who created the mosaics for Somerset villas, or about the way the craft was organised. As they laboured, Alan was able to fill me in on some of the details.

4 Day Sea Search Finds Heirloom Rings, Bunker Bay, Western Australia. Maurice had brought his family out to Western Australia for the trip of a lifetime and had been having just that when tradgedy had struck. A few days before leaving Australia the family had gone to the beach at Bunker Bay in the beautiful South West of W.A.

Gold Ring Lost in Sea at Russell, Bay of Islands - Found! John was out swimming off Long Beach at Russell in the Bay of Islands, and realising he'd forgotten to leave his gold wedding band behind took it off and dropped it inside his wetsuit for security. All went to plan, until, at the end of his swim and while wading ashore he unzipped the wetsuit and folded it down.

Detectorists Save Somerset's Heritage - Part 1 It must be remembered that any house of that period may be called a 'villa', which means 'farm' in Latin, but the one found by Mike and Anne suggests that it is indeed the remains of a pretty high-status house of the rich, the centre of a farming estate, highly organised and employing large numbers of farm workers and servants.

The Best Reason to Visit Cleveland? To See a Dead Man I came to Cleveland to see a dead man. Not just any dead man, but a dead man whose gruesome death left America shaken and unsure of its new place as a stable world power-and a dead man who has probably not crossed your mind more than once or twice. On a grassy rise in Lake View Cemetery an odd Victorian Gothic tower appears, crowned by a spire.

What is it like to strike rich while metal detecting? "I got started as a bit of fun," he said. "Me and a friend went halves on a cheap metal detector and went looking for stuff. "I got quite into it and bought a better detector and it's become my favourite hobby.

Gary Drayton, The Curse of Oak Island's Crew Luckiest Member Gary Drayton is the essential members of The Curse of Oak Island's Crew and the one responsible for some of the biggest finds on the show. Drayton has been given the nickname "metal-detecting ninja" by Matty Blake due to his uncanny ability to dig up various pieces of metal during his searches on the island.

Buried Treasure! Amateur Metal Detectorists Find Over 500 Coins from the 14th Century Amateur treasure hunters =, using metal detectors, find over 500 ancient coins in a field.

Three Geordie metal detectorists dug up a £150,000 hoard of more than 550 gold and silver coins from the 1300s They spent an hour in the field before their detectors signalled. Mr Winter said his machine was emitting a code which suggested they had detected a hammered silver coin, so he immediately started work.

Hoard of more than 550 rare gold and silver 14th century coins are worth an estimated £150,000 A gold and silver coins hoard was found by four treasure hunters with a metal detector in a field in Buckinghamshire and includes 12 rare full gold coins from the time of the Black Death.

Ancient Gold treasure discovery in Norway I put down my DEUS and started to dig…. And there it was, a Gold ring dating back to the Viking age. Finding a 1000 year Gold item can certainly get the imagination going. Who was the original owner of the ring? Perhaps a king or a Viking who had been out on a crusade, or is there a person buried nearby?

'Treasure hunter' finds woman's rings she lost at the beach after issuing a desperate Facebook plea Chelsea Broeren went swimming in Second Bay at Coolum Beach on Queensland's Sunshine Coast and put her rings in the pocket of her jeans for safekeeping. When she discovered they'd fallen out she posted a desperate plea on Facebook asking locals for help.

Metal detectors find long-lost gold bracelet in Central Kootenays Stanley Fenton had buried the valuable bracelet on his rural property for safekeeping, and it was lost for about 25 years.

Remarkable Gold Cup Join 1,645 other subscribers. Your Email Address. This blogpost was first published in 2013. Hi John,. Nice to be reading one of your posts again. Kindest Regards and keep swinging that pen. Jerry. Good to hear from you!!!!!!!What a tale. Hope you are well and kicking.

Knock off metal detectors If I remember correctly the only real way to tell was one of the logos on the box did not match up to the exact location on the real detector. Then there are other that look just like the original product but with a different name. Common reasons for buying knock off detectors.

Metal Detectorist Unearths Gold Hatpin Potentially Owned by Edward IV Still, he says, "The fact is we shall never know, but it clearly belonged to someone of high status in the upper echelons of medieval society." Lisa Grace, the 42-year-old metal detectorist who discovered the hatpin, tells Bell she found it just inches below the surface of a recently ploughed Lincolnshire field.

Gold Cartier "Love ring" 18K Wedding Band Lost in Canal - found by Metal Detector Mark Greul of Naples - Florida GOLD WEDDING BAND LOST IN CANAL FOUND BY METAL DETECTOR - While closing the boat lift cover, Steve's wedding ring suddenly slipped of his finger. The heavy gold Cartier "love ring" hit the boat dock with a "ping" and he watched as it bounced into the adjacent murky canal water.

Quick Ring Recovery at a Volleyball Court I got a call from a local College student Rachel. She unfortunately had lost a very special ring while playing volleyball at her apartment complex. After discussing the details it sounded like a…

Gold Diamond Stud Earring Lost in Sand Marco Island, Florida March 16, 2019 - Marco Island / just south of Naples, Florida - LOST GOLD DIAMOND STUD EARRING - While doing a photo shoot on the beach in Marco Island, just south of Naples Florida, professional photographer Megan Noll noticed that her gold and diamond ear ring had fallen out and was lost in the sand.

Man's Gold Diamond Wedding Band Lost in Bonita Beach Florida Found by Metal Detector Mark Greul March 13, 2019 Bonita Beach / Naples, Florida - MAN'S GOLD AND DIAMOND WEDDING BAND FOUND - While on vacation eating lunch on Bonita Beach, thankful for the sun and being away from the Missouri freeze, Dad noticed that his gold wedding band was no longer where he had tucked it away, you know, in that super safe place in the beach bag.

10 Weird Things People Have Found With A Metal Detector Metal detectors have been used to search for treasure hidden beneath the Earth's surface, to find artifacts worth more than a pretty penny when advertised to a large market. This may be true of some people, but others are not as lucky.

3 Hour Drive To Rescue A Gold Pendant, Dunsborough, Western Australia. Simon and a bunch of mates from Perth, had headed 3 hours south to Dunsborough for a boys weekend. They had rented a holiday house set in the bush and had been having a good old time when someone suggested a game of volleyball on the sand court in the backyard.

Find inquisitee details of Underwater Metal Detector Market 2019-2025: Barska, Fisher, Garrett, Minelab, Tesoro, Treasure Cove, Treasure Hunter, White Leading Vendors -, Barska, Fisher, Garrett, Minelab, Tesoro, Treasure Cove, Treasure Hunter, Whites. Market Analysis by Types:: Ground Search HandheldUnderwater Metal Detector Breakdown Data by Application: General Purpose Pinpointing Gold Prospecting Beach/Surf.

I thought I'd hate being a detectorist. But actually I dig it I can’t say I was exactly thrilled by the prospect of a weekend of metal detecting in Shropshire. Apparently, American, Australian and Canadian tourists, inspired by Britain’s rich history, and…

More to Explore

The latest news, blogs, videos and podcasts for metal detectorists!

Metal Detecting Videos

The latest vlogs from YouTubers who give advice and share their metal detecting stories.

Metal Detecting Podcasts

Metal detectorists will enjoy listening to the latest detecting and digging podcasts.

Metal Detecting Shop

Our marketplace has a fantastic selection of products to suit metal detectorists of all levels.