In the River Thames in London, mudlarks have found some exquisite pieces of jewelry, from the Iron Age to Modern times, which reveal fascinating insights about the people who once wore them. Learn about these beautiful objects and where they came from, and learn about semi-precious gemstones found lying on the bottom of the River Thames today.
Secrets of the Thames
This video was part of the 2020 Virtual Beachcombing Festival.
Jason is an American architect living and working in London. Beachcombing along the River Thames, he has found extraordinary artifacts, which are now on permanent display in museums around the United Kingdom. He is a member of the exclusive Society of Thames Mudlarks. Instagram | Articles