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        The Artifact Vault  website is run by Brad and Jenyfer Simmerman of Central Missouri. What began in 2003 as a mere diversion and a fun way to spend time together rapidly became a hobby that is an integral part of our lives.

        The passion for authentic Native American Indian artifacts and artifact collecting is contagious! We have invested enormous amounts of time and effort in learning about Native American Indians and the artifacts they have left behind; this pursuit of knowledge is ongoing. When we hold an authentic piece of worked stone we see the craftsmanship, we feel the weight of history. We imagine the living hands that worked the rock into an artifact in the beginning, the lives the artifact impacted, the stories it presents from within.

Take part in preserving these unique pieces of history, the story of Man's triumph over adversity and mere chance, the story of life. Own your own piece of history. Checkout what we have to offer and consider purchasing an authentic artifact from
The Artifact Vault


As members of the following organizations, we at The Artifact Vault adhere to their standards and have adopted them as our own:

~ The Sedalia-West Central Missouri Archaeological Society (SMAS)
~ The Missouri Archaeological Society (MAS)
~ Central States Archaeological Societies (CSASI)/(GSLAS)
~ The Genuine Indian Relic Society, Inc. (GIRS)
~ American Society for Amateur Archaeology (AASA)
~ The Authentic Artifact Collectors Association (AACA)
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Important Note: We at The Artifact Vault believe in keeping our Native American Indian Artifacts in their homeland. With that in mind, we will not knowingly sell or ship any of the Native American Indian Artifacts which we are offering to any point outside of the North, Central and South American Continents. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.
Brad at the 2009 Springfield Artifact Show
Brad, displaying Bill's Frame and a cache of six at the Springfield Artifact Show
Brad and Jen
Todd Walterspaugh, Paul Saunders, and
Brad Simmerman with the reunited Bates Cache.
2010 Collinsville Artifact show.

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