Prospecting for Gold and Gems on the Sidewalks of New York City

Raffi Stephanian gold prospecting in Manhattan

New Yorker Raffi Stephanian collects gold and gemstones that he finds on the sidewalks of Manhattan’s Diamond District (video via Penn and Teller Tell a Lie). He says he makes about $300 a day from his urban prospecting.

via Gothamist

photo via Splash / The Daily Mail

Written by EDW Lynch

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