Today a number of active gold mines still work veins deep underground. People roam the country side with metal detectors and still turn up the odd nugget and many you never hear about. Prospecting shops have been operating as viable businesses since the boom of handheld metal detectors as a tool for prospecting, came to be. There is still gold around, and before you run out there with an expensive detector in hand, it can be akin to the chances of winning tattslotto. But with the correct detective work, fossicking can be rewarding.
He is the man to see if you want to sell a nugget, and he buys or can connect you to buyers around the globe for auctioning. Keep in mind that interestingly shaped nuggets and larger specimens can fetch prices of multiples of market value of the gold's weight. You can learn more about gold markets and trading and be well informed.
"To personally see and hold ancient gold crafted my Master Goldsmiths." Such profound experiences we cannot really put a value on. "Attending the museum of Natural History in London— to have a private viewing of natural gold sent back to England from the Colony of Victoria's first 10 years of the gold rush."
To behold such relics is amazing enough, in addition to hold artefacts from the Roman Empire and must have been mind-boggling too. His travels have included a Munich Mineral show, which had the theme `Natural Golds' and `Best of the Best in the World', both together. Some of the pieces he had personally sold and one he had found. Other experiences overseas include panning for gold in Switzerland, and teaching people metal detector skills in Papua New Guinea. His travels include Nevada, California and New Zealand.
The professional services which Cordell provides includes personalised certificates of authenticity and valuations for insurance purposes. He collects artefacts from the gold era too.
The gold prospecting equipment for sale includes Garrett metal detectors, pans, maps that explain areas where gold was found and references to nugget sizes and quantities. These maps lead you into the historical side, since a knowledge of the development of the Goldfields also helps when trying to find the stuff. If the bug bites, you will start enjoying grand adventures and find many little towns that will surprise you. I find the the atmosphere in such places alluring and the goldfields a unique and special place that calls to me.
Ballarat has a wide range of attractions and many forms of accommodation. In addition to cafes, restaurants and shops, there are supermarkets and all services you would expect in a sizeable city. If you are looking for a new type of adventure, why not step back in time?