One “must do” for beachcombers in St. Croix is Chaney hunting. Chaney, pronounced “chay-nee,” is the local name for beautiful pottery shards found on the beaches and grounds of old sugar mill plantations that are scattered around St. Croix. Historically, the children of St. Croix would find the broken pieces of china, round them into coins and use them for play money or tokens for hopscotch. Chaney is a Crucian word derived from the words “china and money"