Happy and relieved!
One common thing that people will do before they find and contact The Ring Finders is to go out and buy a metal detector to search on their own. I have now down several searches where the owner of a lost ring have attempted to search on their own and not find the ring. Even with it sitting On the surface of the ground, it takes experience and know how to find a ring.
This time, I was able to recover the ring quickly and in an area that was previously searched