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Lost Ring Recovered In Eagle River, Wisconsin

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An Eagle River, WI man lost his wedding band while diving in at a local beach.  He found theringfinders.com, and now his ring has been returned.  It toll about 40 minutes to find with SCUBA gear, but with perseverance it has been put back on his finger.  Where is belongs.

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Diamond Wedding Band Lost at Venice Beach, CA…Found.

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I got a call from Rose this afternoon about a ring she lost in the sand at the beach. She had taken her rings off to apply sunscreen, and not remembering they were on her shirt, she kind of flipped it over head to place it behind her, and the rings (5 in all) went flying. A couple of them landed on her, but 3 were gone. She searched, and was able to find 2 more, but the diamond band was elusive. I told her that I would leave immediately.

When I arrived parking was a bear, but I finally got to her location, and she showed me what had happened. I moved everything out of the way to search, and began. I was getting feedback from her sand chair, so I moved it out of the way, and was looking down right at the ring. I reached down and handed it to her. She was very surprised, because she had already looked in the same place, so maybe the movement of the chair when she replaced it, and when I moved it out of the way shifted the sand in such a way that it was exposed again. Needless to say Rose was very happy to have it back, and had that load of the loss removed. Great day.

 

If you lose your ring or other metal item of value, don’t buy a metal detector or rent a metal detector, but call one of the members of this directory. Look at the different metal detecting Ring Finder blogs and read their success stories, then call them ASAP, and they will work hard for you to find what you thought might never be found again.
I search, Cabrillo Beach, Hermosa Beach, Huntington Beach, Long Beach, Malibu, Manhattan Beach, Newport Beach, Redondo Beach, Santa Monica, Seal Beach, Torrance Beach, Venice Beach, and all parks, yards, gardens, and ponds (to 5 foot depths) in Orange County and Los Angeles County.

Platinum Wedding Band Lost at Venice Beach, CA…Found and Returned to Florida.

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Back on July 15th Joanna sent me a text asking for my help. She and her family had been down at Venice Beach 5 days prior, where her husband had removed his ring to apply sunscreen and laid it in the grass where they were sitting. When they got back to the hotel where they were staying he realized the ring was gone. They called some of the places back on the beach to see if someone could go and find it for them, with no luck. I told Joanna, that in such a public place, with so much time having gone by, that the chances of finding the ring had diminished considerably. I asked her to call me so I could ask her about the loss, when she told me that she and the family had already gone back to their home in Florida. I asked if she could help me narrow down the search area, and she sent me pictures of the place, and where they were sitting when her husband removed the ring; I knew right where the area was, and told her I would go and search the next day.

When I arrived at the spot it turned out to be rather small with good grass growth, so I was a bit hopeful. I began my search, and found numerous items, but all too deep to have been the ring, so I just kept searching. I then received a good shallow signal, and used my pinpointer to verify the signal, and found the ring. Needless to say I was very excited, it was a big solid platinum ring, and I could see the engraving that Joanna had told me about. I took the attached picture, and sent it to Joanna, saying “You’ll never believe what was still there after 6 days.” She wrote “Oh my God”, and “I’m shaking”, and I answered that I know, I almost did a dance right there in front of everyone.

She had worked and saved her money to buy that ring for her future husband, so the meaning behind it was deep. I sent it off to her, and when she received it she sent me the attached picture of her and the ring. What she thought was lost forever, was now safely back in their family. I am so happy to have helped them out, and honored that she trusted me, someone she had never met to do this search for her. I was definitely blessed to receive a picture like this with a great and happy smile. Joanna posted the story on Facebook, and it went viral. Attached are some links to news features that have aired and articles that have been published regarding this recovery.

Recovery Of Lost Wedding Ring Restores Florida Couple’s Hope In Humanity

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/palm-beach/boca-raton/fl-boca-raton-lost-ring-craigslist-20160720-story.html

http://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/news/local/boca-family-recovers-wedding-ring-lost-on-la-beach/nr3sw/

 

If you lose your ring or other metal item of value, don’t buy a metal detector or rent a metal detector, but call one of the members of this directory. Look at the different metal detecting Ring Finder blogs and read their success stories, then call them ASAP, and they will work hard for you to find what you thought might never be found again.
I search, Cabrillo Beach, Hermosa Beach, Huntington Beach, Long Beach, Malibu, Manhattan Beach, Newport Beach, Redondo Beach, Santa Monica, Seal Beach, Torrance Beach, Venice Beach, and all parks, yards, gardens, and ponds (to 5 foot depths) in Orange County and Los Angeles County.

Platinum ring found waist deep in the Big Lake at Holland, Mich.

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Hol2Hol1John called me at around 7:00PM tonight and by 8:15PM his ring was in my scoop.  He was playing with his kids in the water when he felt his ring fly off.  They were right by a buoy, and he was sure the ring had to be within 10ft of that.

After searching the right side of the buoy without luck I moved to the other side, and about 3ft away I got a good hit.  When I told John I had a good signal he came closer and was able to reach in the second scoopful and pull out his prize.  He gave me a big bear hug and almost broke my rib.

Another successful hunt-I really love this job!

Lost wedding ring in Panama City Beach, Fl, found wedding ring in Panama City Beach, Florida by Rj!

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Lost wedding ring in Panama City Beach, Fl, found wedding ring in Panama City Beach, Florida by Rj! I received a call about a lost ring in Panama City Beach, he asked for my assistance in finding his lost wedding ring. As soon as possible, I went out in search to find it. He told me he was skim boarding and fell down, when he got up his ring was gone! About 30 minutes later I found it. BINGO! He was grateful and thankful that we had located it!
Thanks guys for the generous reward.

Panama City Beach and Destin, Jewelry Recovery Specialist

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Lost iPhone in Sand .. Newport Beach, CA. .. Found next Day

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When Eva’s Celphone was lost in sand the night before her friends searched several hours, she called me the next morning. She had been visiting friends that live on the beach front in Newport Beach, CA. They have a game they play on the beach throwing weighted bags into boxes that have holes in them.
Latter in the evening she couldn’t find her iPhone. Attempts to find it that evening were not successful. Eva and her friends returned in the morning but they still couldn’t find it. They found me online at TheRingFinders.com. I was only 3 miles away, but it still took longer to find a parking space than it did to find the iPhone. It was found in the area they showed me, but probably 15 to 20 feet away from where the “Find My Phone” app showed them to look. I was careful to dig with my hands, as not to damage it trying to dig it with my scoop.
Some guys don’t like to search for phones or keys because often they are picked up by someone passing by. I usually try for anything unless too large of a search area. Example would be something lost on a 5 mile jogging work out.
As many times as I have found items of value for people, it was still a special moment to retrieve this phone for Eva. Everybody was impressed at how well a metal detector works to find something in the sand. They just don’t understand that it takes a quality detector and a lot of time to learn how to operate a metal detector. If you’ve rented or bought a detector to search for a valuable item and couldn’t find it? It may still be there and recoverable by an experienced metal detector specialist
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Lost Diamond engagement ring Found in Long Branch NJ

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Got a message from fellow ring finder Edward Cropski Aka NJ lost ring finder Last night around 10:30 pm about a lost engagement ring in Long Branch NJ shortly followed by a phone call from Tiffany Michelle the woman who lost it. While out on the beach earlier in the day with her husband and son. They decided to move back from the surf more and her bag fell over with things falling out including her ring. They searched for hours when they came across the ring finders site which led to a call to Ed. He then referred them to me. By 12 am i was on my way there to meet them. They were on vacation and visiting family then going home to FL in a few days.. They were both frantic over the loss as the ring has been in her family for 3 generations. Her grandmother, Her mother and now it was hers. I met them on the beach and after a short conversation on where they were i began my search. About 30 mins went by with no luck. I then spread out farther from the towel line towards the high tide line in the wet sand. 10 mins later i had a nice crisp tone with a 12.10 on the Ctx. within one scoop i had her ring! They were both surprised and overjoyed that i had found it. So much that i received plenty of hugs and thanks. It was a great feeling to see them happy and ending their vacation on a high note. Another great hunt!

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Lost Wedding Rings Found in Spokane Valley

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The call: Sherrel had lost her two wedding rings while pulling weeds in her garden. It was 8:30 pm when she called me so I begged my Sweet wife to let me go to Sherrel’s house that night. I gave Sherrel a call back and told her my family and I were all coming over so I can find her rings as fast as she had lost them.

 

The Search: Arriving at the house at O’ dark thirty, I quickly geared up and put on my head lamp. I knocked on the door we said our hello’s then I was shown the garden where the loss took place. The garden was a ten by ten area including the grass which was  3/4 of the ten by ten area. So to eliminate the easiest space I gridded the grass. I got one signal at 4 inches and knew that her rings were not going to be that deep. The little garden was next on the list but it had a few unwanted metal guests. I and Sherrel’s husband removed the solar lights and the lawn ornaments. As I weaved through the foliage I heard a strong tone with a vdi of 23. Out came the Whites trx to help me search. I followed the beeps up into the middle of the bush. As I looked through the plant I saw not one but two golden rings nestled in the lilacs.

 

The Reaction: I am still a little new at finding people’s rings so I flipped out. I tried to snatch the rings from the bush so fast that I missed one of them. So I ran back to the bush and then back to Sherrel with the rings in hand screaming “guess what?” and “thank you Lord”. Of course all of this excitement from my end confused Sherrel and her husband so when I  said I had found the rings they didn’t believe me right way until they were safely back on Sherrels hand.

 

The Rings Story: These Rings needed to be back on Sherrels hand more than most I feel. See the rings had been on her hand for 40 years. Along with that provenance, they were made in Egypt. Sherrel’s husband was from Egypt and while she was working there they met. Sherrels husband had the finest Arminian jeweler in the land, hand make the plain band, and then had another stone placed in the solitaire ring that Sherrel had received from her work.

 

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The Pre ring finders Search crew

4 Rings recovered, 2 Platinum, 1 Gold, 1 Silver!

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Quick recovery this evening. 4 Rings total, 1 White gold birthstone ring, 2 Platinum engagement / wedding bands, 1 Silver ring. They were on the beach 2+ days. Recovered to the relief of the bride.

 

Clients review of service:

“Thank you to the full moon and back, Jeffrey Laag! I had lost my wedding band, engagement ring, birthstone ring (a gift from the hubs after the birth of our second daughter), and a Celtic knot ring I’ve worn for years. Jeff was so very kind and efficient. And he found them after two days of being lost on the beach. Can’t thank you enough! I can now enjoy the rest of our vacation.”

KELOWNA LOST RING FOUND & RETURNED

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Karen was playing ball with her granddaughter when she noticed her 14k gold ring was gone. The ring was promised to be given to the granddaughter, she spent one hour on her hands and knees in the grass searching for it, with no luck. She tearfully called me and I responded right away, I told her I would find it, in the grass and knowing the location would make it easy.  Within 10 minutes she had the ring back on her finger.

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