Mudlarking Series by Jason Sandy

Jason is an American architect living and working in London. Beachcombing along the River Thames, he has found extraordinary artifacts, some of which are now on permanent display in museums around the United Kingdom. He is co-author of the book Thames Mudlarking: Searching for London's Lost Treasures and is a frequent contributor to Beachcombing magazine. Jason is a member of the exclusive Society of Thames Mudlarks. Follow Jason on Instagram

Join Jason for a half-hour video beachcombing trip to some of his favorite spots on the River Thames, where he finds treasures buried for centuries in the London mud. He also shares some of his favorite pieces in his extensive collection of finds from prehistory through modern times. Learn more ›

Jason is the author of an ongoing series of articles in Beachcombing about mudlarking on the River Thames. Following are links to some of his articles.

antique english cufflinks and fasteners

Volume 27: Dress Fasteners and Cufflinks

antique buttons found on river thames foreshore london

Volume 26: Buttons with Backstories

musical instruments found on thames foreshore

Volume 25: Musical Instruments and Noisemakers

roman pottery found  on river thames

Volume 24: Ancient Pottery

Doves type face lost in river thames

Volume 22: Lost for Words

token jeton coins from river thames

Volume 21: Trade Tokens

colorful beads from the thames

Volume 20: Colorful Glass Beads

vintage and antique gold jewelry found in thames

Volume 19Lost Jewelry from the 17th through 20th Centuries

prehistoric and antique jewelry from london

Volume 18Iron Age to Tudor Jewelry

antique toys found in thames

Volume 15: Lost and Found Toys

Bellarmine jugs and witch pots

Volume 14: Bellarmine Jugs and Witch Bottles

Modern Sacred River

Volume 13Modern Sacred River

offerings in river thames

Volume 12Ancient Sacred River

clay pipes found on river thames

Volume 11: The Art of Smoking

Volume 10: Pirates of the River Thames

Volume 9: Searching for Evidence of the Mayflower

Volume 8: Seal the Deal


thames river mudlark garnet ring

Volume 7The Mystery of the Thames Garnets


historic antique glass bottles river thames

Volume 6: Giving New Life to Historic Glass

Volume 5: Colored Glass and Georgian Bling


mudlarking river thames

Volume 4: Mudlarking We Will Go

Get a peek at some of Jason's favorite mudlarking finds from London

See some of the strangest things found by London mudlarks

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