Laura Peters

  • Land/Shallow Water Search

Cost For My Service

I work primarily on a ''Reward Basis'' – if I recover your item, any reward amount is up to you. I may have a "call out" fee to cover expenses depending on the search location, travel requirements, and/or difficulty. We will discuss that when you contact me.

Search Types

I search on beaches and in grass/dirt as long as there is permission from the property owner or park.

Search Locations

Marin County, California and other nearby areas on a case by case basis.

Laura Peters's Bio

I have been metal detecting for over 20 years and I love to help people find their lost items. I enjoy keeping the beach clean and removing hazardous metal trash too. I share my stories and special finds on Instagram ( and on my website ( ).

Metal detecting is a passion for me and I even teach lessons to beginners. I use high-quality metal detecting equipment and tools, and I am dedicated to helping you find your treasure so it doesn't go to someone else!

Laura Peters - Recent Blog Post

  • Lost Sterling Silver “Claddagh” ring recovered in Alameda, California (2022)

    Trevor contacted me about losing a special anniversary ring this past Monday on Robert Crown Memorial Beach in Alameda, California. It was a Claddagh ring – a traditional Irish ring in which a heart represents love, the crown stands for loyalty, and two clasped hands symbolize friendship. The couple each has one. Trevor worked hard […]

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  • Gold Diamond Engagement Ring Recovered on Stinson Beach, California (2022)

    Jillian contacted me about her engagement ring that went missing on the beach over the weekend. She had a great idea of where it might be and was able to direct me to the probable location. She also took the initiative to call lost and found, the local beach cafe, and anywhere else she could […]

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  • Lost Earring Recovered in Sunny Isles Beach, Florida (2021)

    Successful earring recovery on the beach! Tatiana found my listing and called on the evening of May 5, 2021 for a little help. It’s special to her and fortunately she and her husband made great notes about where they were and what happened when it was lost. They were able to point me in the […]

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  • Lost Diamond Ring Recovered on Haulover Beach, Miami, Florida (2021)

    A beachgoer in Miami Florida contacted me early morning on May 12, 2021 to recover a diamond ring lost the night before. She was a wreck searching for the ring and couldn’t sleep. Fortunately, she kept track of her position on the beach and we met before sunrise on Haulover Beach in Miami, Florida, USA. […]

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  • Lost Men’s Gold Wedding Band Recovered in Hallandale, FL (2021)

    It was a lovely spring day in Florida with beaches full again after many months of COVID-19 restrictions. A young woman called me and explained that the prior day, her husband had lost his wedding ring on Hallandale Beach in Hallandale, Florida. It was an “oops” moment that they discovered only after they made it […]

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