Mining sunstones in the Oregon high desert; gem-faceting techniques; kayaking and snorkling Florida rivers for fossil teeth from the C. Megalodon, an ancestor of the shark.
Becky searches for gold at Roaring Camp in northern California, where she learns to pan and sluice. Afterwards, she take her haul to a jeweler to have it appraised.
Becky looks for gems at the Crater of Diamonds Park in Arkansas and meets a man who found a flawless yellow diamond worth more than $15,000.
Becky searches for sunken treasure off Key West, with assistance from Mel Fisher's Treasures, eventually uncovering a rare silver coin.
Becky hunts for aquamarines in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, finds them by dynamiting mine walls, and then has them cut, polished and appraised.
Becky searches for meteorites in Kansas, uncovering one that is valued at $129,000. Also: meteorite hunters in New Mexico and at a gallery show in Dallas.
In Montana, Becky looks for sapphires and visits the Sapphire Gallery in Phillipsburg, later travelling to the Spokane Bar Sapphire Mine in Helena. Also: heat-treating sapphires.
Civil War artifacts are uncovered along the Potomac River near Fredericksburg, Va. Host: Becky Worley.
Becky looks for fluorescent minerals at the Sterling Hill Mine in Ogdensburg, N.J.
In Cotton Grove, Ore., Becky hunts for truffles, the most expensive fungus in the world, and gets instruction from Jack Czarnecki on how to prepare them.
Becky hunts for opals in northern Nevada's Virgin Valley and in Oregon. Also: polishing the gemstones.
Becky visits an amethyst deposit at Jackson's Crossroads, Ga., and takes her find to be cleaned and polished.
Becky digs for antique bottles in New York and Oregon.
Becky digs up fossil deposits in Kemmerer, Wyo., and takes them to GeoDecor, in El Segundo, Cal., to have them evaluated.
Becky kayaks and snorkels the rivers of Florida in search of fossilized teeth from a megalodon, a prehistoric shark.
In North Carolina, Kirsten visits the North American Emerald Mine and learns to recognize natural features that indicate where emeralds are.
Kirsten hunts for Herkimer diamonds, a type of quartz crystal, in upstate New York.
Kirsten uses dynamite to unearth turquoise in Tonopah, Nev., and has her find appraised at a gallery in Scottsdale, Ariz.
Kirsten dives for agates in Lake Superior.
Kirsten travels deep into a Himalayan Mine in Mesa Grande, known as the largest gemstone mine in North America, with Simon King to hunt for tourmaline.
Kirsten learns the skill of panning for gold from an old-timer known as 'Goldrush' Peck, while in Hope, Alaska.
Host Kirsten Gum scours the Wisconsin woods for morel mushrooms, with guide Chris Matherly.
Kirsten travels to the Caledonia Copper Mine of Lake Superior.
Kirsten is in Oregon, searching for valuable petrified wood that is over 30 million years old!
Kirsten, along with paleontologist Pete Larson, participates in the Waugh dig for dinosaur fossils in Eastern Wyoming.
Kirsten, with Louise Darby a.k.a. "the garnet queen", dig, sift and sluice to discover deep purple, raw 'star garnets' which can be worth thousands of dollars.
Kirsten hunts for ginseng root in West Virginia.
Kirsten searches for Fire Agates at the Opal Hill mine.
Kirsten finds herself in the treacherous waters of Big Sur, searching for Jade off the coast of California, at Jade Cove.
Kirsten travels to Connecticut to participate in the annual "Grand National Relic Shootout'.
Kirsten digs for trilobite fossils in Delta, Utah.
Kirsten searches for the rare gemstone benitoite in an underground tunnel in San Benito County, Cal.
Kirsten searches for Star Rose Quartz at the Hogg Mine.
Kirsten hunts for minerals at the Rock Candy Mine in Grand Forks, British Columbia.
Kirsten searches for gems on Topaz Mountain in the Thomas Range in Utah.
Kirsten finds herself in California's Sacramento Valley, chiseling past asphalt to discover the valuable and ancient bottles beneath.
Kirsten is after Spiny Lobsters, a valuable delicacy, on Catalina Island in Southern California. After a hard day 'bugging', she flirts with the notion of selling her treasures at a local fish market before turning her treasure into fine cuisine.
Outside the Brazilian city of Governador Valadares, Kirsten sifts the tailings piles of the Jaco Mine for aquamarine.
Kirsten searches the Rio Doce in Brazil for morganite, a form of pink bery
Kirsten travels to Lightning Ridge, Australia, home to the world's richest deposit of black opals. She climbs to the top of the Sydney harbor bridge, checks out an underground opal mine, and heads deep into the bush, hunting opals.
Kirsten searches for exotic "thunder eggs" in Australiass Queensland region. She visits "Thunder Egg Park", where she explores the Australian wilds. Kirsten then heads to the city of Gold Coast, where her thunder egg is transformed into a necklace.
Kirsten is treasure hunting for gold in Australia's Golden Triangle. After a look at what life was like during the Australian gold rush, she goes modern with a metal detector. She brings her gold to "The Mining Exchange" for a cleaning and appraisal.
Kirsten is in Australia, hunting for blue and gold sapphires. She spends some time with Koalas, Kangaroos, and Crocodiles and visits a public fossicking area. She finds sapphires in many colors and has one special green stone fashioned into a ring.
First, Kirsten battles death-defying cliffs, explosives and a locked forest service gate in search of the rare combination of Pyrite and Quartz Crystals. Pyrite is often called "Fool's Gold," but there is no fooling around during this high adventure for our treasure hunter. Then Kirsten turns back the hands of time - mining for real California gold like the 1849ers. She ultimately uses modern tools as well - diving into the freezing waters of the Mokelume River to get those shiny, valuable nuggets.
Kirsten is on the hunt for treasures created by volcanoes. First, she travels to the big island of Hawaii where Mt. Kilauea has been erupting for over 20 years. She dives for rare Hawaiian shells that live in lava tubes and tries her hand at the ancient art of spear fishing. Next stop is Modoc State Park in California to find the beautiful Rainbow Obsidian - a volcanic glass - that has been used by the Native American tribes here for centuries.
Join Kirsten Gum as she takes her treasure hunting skills to the peaks and valleys of the Wild West. First, she climbs to the top of a 14,000 ft. peak in Colorado in search of valuable gemstones: Aquamarine and Smoky Quartz. Then she saddles up her horse to work as a ranch hand in the desolation of West Texas to get some rare Red Plume Agate - the only place in the world where it's found.
Treasure hunting isn't all about gemstones and this week Kirsten is going off the beaten path for unusual finds. She will dive off the shark-infested coast of Florida in search of fossilized sharks' teeth and then brave the hot, sticky swampland of South Carolina to recover relics from the time plantations were a way of life.
Kirsten never passes up an opportunity to treasure hunt in the ocean. This week's treasure is the delectable Dungeness Crab found off the Pacific Coast. Crab fishing is one of the most dangerous jobs around and she'll come face to face with rough seas, dangerous equipment and the wrath of these razor-clawed crustaceans. Then it's a beachcomber's dream. Kirsten kayaks to a hidden beach in the middle of San Francisco Bay and battles the dangerous surf off Santa Cruz in search of Sea Glass.
Kirsten is on the search for aquamarine and smokey quartz in Colorado. Then, she heads to Texas and looks for red plum agate while working as a ranch hand.