Rick Lagina and Charles Barkhouse agree that the lead cross is the artifact most worthy of further research. Although Persian jewelers have been cutting facets on gemstones as early as the 11th Century A. All rights reserved Disclaimer: This site does not store any files on its server. The Curse of Oak Island follows brothers Marty and Rick Lagina originally from Kingsford, Michigan through their effort to find the speculated — and as of yet undiscovered — buried treasure believed to have been concealed through extraordinary means on Oak Island. One of the main discoveries was a relic from the Middle Ages — a cross that was linked to and estimated to be around 600 years old. It is believed that Season 6 is probably the biggest one so far since it has already shown us some rather major discoveries, including the underground chamber and small relics like a coin, and it is expected to bring so much more given that Rick and Marty started exploring some other places on the island which are sure to lead to more surprises.
Next, the treasure hunters discuss the implications of the rhodolite garnet discovered on Lot 8. All contents are provided by non-affiliated third parties Like dailymotion. Most members of the crew similarly express a strong desire to continue with the treasure hunt. Rather, it is a term used by jewelers to describe garnets of a particular reddish-purple hue. The Discoveries of Season 5 In this episode, Marty Lagina, who has voiced some skepticism about the Oak Island legend in the past, stated that the discoveries made this season convinced him that something of significance is indeed buried on Oak Island. With that, the meeting is ended.
Indeed, the samples prove to be shards of granite. . Season 6, Episode 6 December 17, 2018 Season 6, Episode 6 December 17, 2018 Brothers Rick and Marty Lagina strike gold after years of exhaustive operation, and the seismic results reveal the existence of a mysterious underground chamber; Rick is faced with a tragic loss; and when Gary and Jack make a discovery suggesting another Templar connection, further investigation suggests Gary's latest find may be the oldest discovery on the island to date. A Saxon sword hilt decoration inlaid with red garnets. Namely, will go on with their investigation using a seismic tool that has already helped them take a sneak peek at the ground beneath the area. Taking his cue from Marty Lagina, the author of this article has decided to attempt a little junior archaeology of his own.
Marty Lagina suggests that these coins constitute proof that people visited Oak Island a century or more before the discovery of the Money Pit- a notion echoed by Laird Niven. The Oak Island team, with Marty Lagina and Craig Tester in attendance via Skype, meet in the War Room. Roman naturalist Pliny the Elder wrote about them in his famous encyclopedia Naturalis Historia, as did Ancient Greek philosopher Theophrastus in his notes on mineralogy, collectively entitled Peri Lithon. Garnets are semi-precious stones which have been employed in artwork for millennia. The myths of the island have proven irresistible to many, including historical figures like John Wayne, Errol Flynn and Franklin D. Today, rhodolite garnets are mined in the United States, Brazil, Greenland, Norway, India, Myanmar, and several countries in southeastern Africa. Dismayed, the Oak Island crew concedes that the mysterious obstruction which broke the steel teeth of their custom-made caisson is nothing more than a hard granite boulder.
After that, Gary Drayton reminds the crew of the 17th Century British coins he unearthed on the island this season. He also informs us that the team has already poured flocculant a chemical which causes water-borne particles to clump together down the shaft in the hopes of improving visibility. If you enjoyed this article and would like to help support this website, please check out our online bookshop:. Specifically, he will attempt to determine the nature of this rhodolite garnet brooch by considering its design and the substances of which it is composed. Following the 5th Century collapse of the Western half of this regime, various migratory Germanic tribes inlaid golden jewelry and other valuable objects with strips these semi precious stones. Next, Charles Barkhouse suggests that the brought up from H8 constitute another major find- a notion with which Craig Tester concurs.
Next, Doug Crowell remarks upon the significance of the also brought up from H8 and its apparent correlation with the which William Chappel discovered in the Money Pit in 1897. This time, with the aid of the added weight, he is able to stand on the floor of the shaft, and proceeds to examine the obstruction. Aristocratic Europeans continued to wear decorative red garnet rings throughout the Early Modern period. Gomoviesm is not responsible for the accuracy, compliance, copyright, legality, decency, or any other aspect of the content of other linked sites. During the Bronze Age, Ancient Egyptians set red garnets in decorative and ceremonial objects, and certain pharaohs are known to have worn them in necklaces.
He then runs his bare hand over the material, and opines that it is probably hard granite. So what should we expect to see then? In Classical Antiquity, these stones adorned Ancient Greek, Roman, and artifacts. Nevertheless, he retrieves some of the samples Huntley left behind and returns to the surface with them. Jewel cutting improved throughout the Renaissance. History supports the notion that the gemstone was probably not fashioned much earlier than this. Although the author of this article neglected to mention it in the Plot Summary, Rick Lagina ventured in this episode that the might be a clue as to the sort of people who buried treasure on Oak Island, while the and brought up from H8 might be clues as to the nature of the Oak Island treasure.
For those tribes which adhered to Christianity, red garnets symbolized the Blood of Christ. Well into the Middle Ages, nobles wore signet rings which were used to impress personal crests into wax seals made of red garnet- a practice first employed by the Ancient Romans. By the Baroque period approx. Craig Tester then asks Huntley to retrieve a sample of the obstruction. This was of particular importance because it implied that the Templars may have discovered America even before Christopher Columbus, which would be huge, right? The treasure hunters agree that further analysis of the gemstone is in order before concluding the meeting. He then implies that the discoveries made thus far, in his opinion, are not significant enough to justify further investment in the treasure hunt. The following day, the Oak Island crew bids farewell to the men of Irving Equipment Ltd.