While some Native American arrowheads are worth a fortune, most of them are not worth much money. Since arrowheads were made all over North America for thousands of years, they are relatively easy to find. Since they are so common, you wont be able to sell a typical arrowhead for much.
What arrowheads are worth money?
Arrowheads are worth more if they are very ancient or made out of unusual materials. An arrowhead (or more likely a spearhead) that is 10,000 years old might be worth a fortune. Arrowheads made of gems such as japer are worth more than typical grey stone arrowheads.
How much do arrowheads sell for?
In general, an arrowhead will sell for between $10 and $20. For a more professional valuation of an arrowhead, The Official Overstreet Indian Arrowheads Identification and Price Guide is a great resource. Despite the price listings, however, selling an expensive arrowhead will mean finding a dealer willing to pay.
Can you find arrowheads in creeks?
Creeks are a great place to search for arrowheads. Lots of folks can get access to ditches on properties in their area, and you can have luck on a navigable waterway to a drainage in a cattle pasture. I have my best luck in rock-bottom creeks in hilly country.
Where can I find arrowheads in creeks?
Creeks and rivers with low water levels will expose much more of the gravel bars and creek beds, which is where the arrowheads can be found. Also look in the eroded sides of the creeks that would normally be covered with water.
Can you legally sell arrowheads?
A: Yes, as long as the items were found in accordance with state and federal laws, they are completely legal to buy, sell, and trade. By submitting artifacts to us, you certify that the artifacts were legally obtained in accordance to all federal and state laws. Q: What types of items does Arrowheads.com purchase?
How do you know if youve found an arrowhead?
Examine the surface of the arrowhead. Authentic arrowheads feature flake scars where pieces of the rock were hit away. These scars are normally curved; however, if the arrowhead is very old, these scars may be smoothed over. If this is the case, examine the surface of the arrowhead with a magnifying glass.
Where are the arrowheads in small creeks?
Walk creeks and look for unnatural colored rocks and shapes. In some cases, natives used non-local stone like obsidian, which makes the points stand out. Flowing water sifts gravel into different sizes along gravel bars. Look for points in gravel bars where rocks are similar in size to the points youre hoping to find.