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Lost Ring in Westport Connecticut Pond… Recovered on SCUBA!

  • from Stonington (Connecticut, United States)

A men’s wedding band was lost during a swim in a residential pond in Westport, CT. The gentleman was going for his very first dip on his recently acquired property. Just three strokes into the swim he felt the unsettling slip of his wedding band off his finger. Although a stunning pond, the visibility underwater was zero, and over a foot of leaf litter has been building up on the bottom since the 1970s when the pond was constructed. To further complicate things, the depth of the pond was around seven feet in some areas. Just in case the ring settled in one of the deeper areas, I decided this was going to be a SCUBA recovery. Thirty minutes into the search we located the ring and notified the owner. This ring was recovered thanks to my friend Jon and our underwater metal detection equipment.

Recovering a lost item in water deeper than head high can be dangerous due to the potential unknowns of the underwater environment. Additionally, the learning curve involved in using metal detection equipment underwater can be steep. Stay safe and limit any frustration by contacting someone with experience in both of these.

My jewelry finding service covers Connecticut, New York, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and other surrounding states.

If you have a lost ring or something of value, contact Keith Wille now.

Call or text | 860-917-8947

Email | uncoverthings@yahoo.com

Website | www.metaldetectionkeithwille.com

Media Mention: http://www.newyorker.com/business/currency/the-lost-jewelry-hunters

 

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Staging our gear…

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Preparing for the search…

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Check out the video of our first find!

 

Ring found!

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Wedding Band Recovered at Groton Long Point Beach, Groton CT

  • from Stonington (Connecticut, United States)

I received a call from a woman who lost a ring in the ocean while playing with her daughter. This particular ring was very special to this family. The ring was worn on her thumb in her late husband’s memory – retrieving this ring was critical. We picked a low tide, and I headed over to begin searching. About an hour and a half into the search, I heard a promising signal in chest-deep water. Bingo! I carried the ring back to the dry beach, where the family was reunited with a significant memory. They did a great job of using the reference points around them to identify where they thought they were standing when the ring slipped off! It was retrieved even after spending a couple of days in the ocean! 

If you lost something in the water, call/text 860-917-8947.

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Metal Detecting Service – How to Find a Lost Earring – Stamford, CT

  • from Stonington (Connecticut, United States)

As a couple arrived for a dinner party, they had no idea they were about to experience the terrible feeling of losing a sentimental possession that was handed down from mother to daughter. There is good news, though. Stepping out of the car and hearing the “ping, ping” of the earring bouncing off the car door told us that the earring is in the car door’s general location. Once I finally arrived, the couple showed me the approximate location of the area under the car door when the earring fell. After only minutes of searching, the couple was reunited with their earring!

Just in case you are wondering, yes, my earlier statement was “finally arrived.” There was a delay in my arrival to find the earring, but you will have to read the NewYorker.com article to know why there was a delay and how I managed to complete the trip! Follow this link http://www.newyorker.com/business/currency/the-lost-jewelry-hunters

Finding an earring is no easy task, but this particular earring was a larger one, and the grass was well manicured, both of which are to my advantage. Most earrings are small and challenging for the average metal detector to sense. If you don’t have the sensitive equipment necessary to find small valuables, don’t waste your time renting a metal detector that may not get the job done. Give me a call or send me a message, and I’ll help you get the job done.

Call or text | 860-917-8947

Email | uncoverthings@yahoo.com

Website | www.metaldetectionkeithwille.com

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Metal Detecting Service – Men’s Platinum Wedding Band – Newtown, CT

  • from Stonington (Connecticut, United States)

A recent call from Newtown sparked a sunrise trip across the state of Connecticut. Once I arrived, a family member walked me around the property discussing all the potential places the lost ring could be hiding. On this particular search, it was entirely unknown if the ring was outdoors, but after searching in multiple locations, the ring turned up in a grassy area where the gentleman and his kids played. Another opportunity to reunite a person with a sentimental possession!

Most searches fall into one or two categories. Either you know where the wedding band is lost, or you don’t. This success story is an example of why you shouldn’t give up hope on any lost possessions, even if you have no idea where they may be. If you have lost a ring, don’t hesitate to give me a call or send me a message.

Call or text | 860-917-8947

Email | uncoverthings@yahoo.com

Website | www.metaldetectionkeithwille.com

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Wedding Band Found Under the Waves – Eastern Point Beach, Groton CT

  • from Stonington (Connecticut, United States)

A recent beachgoer contacted me to help find his lost wedding band. He was playing with his children in waist-deep water, and then it happened. The platinum band flew off into the water. After hours of searching with a mask and snorkel, no luck. The beachgoer even called over a local detectorist searching the dry sand for lost jewelry, still no luck. The beachgoer explained he was losing hope and reluctantly searched the web for advice on finding a lost ring in the ocean. After looking through The Ring Finders Directory, he decided to give me a call. I discussed the situation with him, and we decided it was still worth a shot. I came out with my underwater gear, and within the first 20 minutes of searching the surf, the beachgoer was reunited with his ring.

Even if a couple of days have gone by, the sentimental item you thought was gone forever can still be found. Give me, and we can figure out how to find your lost ring.

Call or text | 860-917-8947

Email | uncoverthings@yahoo.com

Website | www.metaldetectionkeithwille.com

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How to Find a Lost Ring on the Beach in Branford, CT?

  • from Stonington (Connecticut, United States)

I received a very worried call around noon regarding a lost diamond ring in the sand. After already calling the local police and fire departments, the urgency in the caller’s voice was apparent. Within hours of receiving the call, I was able to reunite the diamond wedding band with its owner!

The summer is in full swing and beachgoers are losing their personal belongings. Local police and fire departments are busy saving lives, and I am busy reuniting people with their lost belongings. If you or someone you know has lost a sentimental item and thought it was gone forever, give me a call, and we’ll figure out how to find it.

Lost your rings in the sand? Contact me now:

Call or text | 860-917-8947

Email | uncoverthings@yahoo.com

Website | www.metaldetectionkeithwille.com

 

Diamond Ring Found!

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How to Find a Lost Ring in the Snow, Hartford Connecticut

  • from Stonington (Connecticut, United States)

It happens all the time – people brushing snow off their pants, scraping ice off their car windows, throwing snowballs at friends, your ring goes flying, never to be seen again. How to find a lost ring in the snow? Call a member of The Ring Finders!

It’s official! I’ve expanded my services through The Ring Finders to reach more Connecticut and even into the bordering states. I have previously made long trips to help reunite people with their lost valuables. If you or someone you know has lost a sentimental item and thought it was gone forever, give me a call, and I’ll help you find what you thought was lost forever.

Lost your ring in the snow? Contact me now:

Call or text | 860-917-8947

Email | uncoverthings@yahoo.com

Website | www.metaldetectionkeithwille.com

 

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Rings Lost in Snow Found – Waterford CT

  • from Stonington (Connecticut, United States)

After Winter Storm Juno finished dumping snow on Southeastern Connecticut, I received a call from a couple who lost their engagement ring and wedding band in their backyard. First, they tried renting a metal detector from a local sporting goods store, no luck. Not giving up, they spent a couple of days using metal detectors purchased from Amazon, still no luck.

Upon my arrival, we went into the back yard where I found shoveled pathways and remaining footprints from the previous searching.  The Search was difficult due to the foot of frozen, uneven snow. About 30 minutes into the search, I heard the unmistakable “ring” signal. My XP Deus told me it was less than 8 inches deep, so I knew it wasn’t another signal bleeding through the snow from underground. Waving over the husband, we dug through the snow and recovered a beautiful 14k white gold wedding band.

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Unfortunately, the engagement ring wasn’t right next to the wedding band. After covering the same area three different times, and another thirty minutes later, I caught a weak signal about 10 feet away from where I found the first lost ring. After brushing away a couple of inches of snow, the signal strengthened. A little more careful digging and diamond poked through the snow. We found the second ring lost in the snow!

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Lost your ring in the snow? Contact me now:

Call or text | 860-917-8947

Email | uncoverthings@yahoo.com

Website | www.metaldetectionkeithwille.com

 

Metal Detecting East Matunuck State Beach for Lost Engagement Ring & Wedding Band

  • from Stonington (Connecticut, United States)
Found Platinum Engagement Ring with Diamond & Platinum Wedding Band with Multiple Diamonds

Found Platinum Engagement Ring with Diamond & Platinum Wedding Band with Multiple Diamonds

After a day at the beach, I got home to realize I had lost my engagement and wedding ring. I rushed back the next morning in hopes of finding someone metal detecting and eventually found one in the area to rent.  I searched for 4 hours to no avail.  My husband and I went back a few days later, renting the metal detector and searching for 4-5 hours again.  And again, coming home empty-handed.

Losing jewelry is a horrible feeling, and that feeling is amplified by 1000 when they are wedding rings. No amount of insurance money would bring back MY rings.

I had seen advertisements online for the Ring Finders, but I was hesitant to contact them. I had my doubts about identifying the location of my ring for them to find.  But after two unsuccessful trips, I figured there was a 50/50 shot they would return them, and I took the odds.

I emailed Keith around 6:30 on a Saturday night and had an email back within an hour that he would be calling in the morning. He called as promised and agreed to meet my husband back at the beach in around an hour.  My hesitation was beginning to ease!

We showed him the area where we believed the rings had been lost – the place we searched over and over with our rented detector – and he found them in less than 20 minutes.

The successful result speaks for itself! We could not be happier with our decision to reach out to Keith and are beyond thrilled that he could locate the lost rings.  In talking with Keith afterward, I found out that he does survival and search/rescue training for his career. He certainly takes that professionalism and determination over into this field.  I highly recommend Keith searching for anything of significant importance.

 

 

Lost your rings in the sand? Contact me now:

Call or text | 860-917-8947

Email | uncoverthings@yahoo.com

Website | www.metaldetectionkeithwille.com

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Metal Detecting Trumbull Connecticut for Lost Wedding Band

  • from Stonington (Connecticut, United States)
Found White Gold Wedding Band

Found White Gold Wedding Band

I received a call a couple of days ago to locate a men’s white gold wedding band. The gentleman described to me how he lost the ring in his back yard years earlier. During the call, I could hear the sense of urgency in his voice and knew I had to find it. We decided on a day and time to meet and started retracing his steps. Just hours after I uncovered the ring and returned it to its owner, I received this testimonial:

A white gold wedding band inscribed with personal tributes to our love. That ring means so much to me. I kissed it every day. I would sometimes ask my wife to kiss it to “seal it.” I lost a lot of weight to get healthy when my first son was born. My ring no longer fit, and I used to remove my ring when I went swimming or exercised. I would take it off if I sat in the sun as I was afraid I might sweat and it would slip. One afternoon, I was sitting in my backyard enjoying the day. I did what I always did: Put my book, water-bottle and my ring under my chair.

I got on the phone and paced a bit around the yard. I went up to the deck and around and down the stairs. I also had moved my chair a few times to face the sun. After an hour had passed, I decided to go inside. My ring had disappeared.

I was mortified. I got on my hands and knees and looked for hours. I took a rake and combed every piece of the area in which I had placed my chair. When my son came home, I had him looking with me. My ring was lost.

I kept thinking of renting a metal detector but put that off. I read some articles, and it seemed a difficult prospect for me to pull off. Then I resigned myself to it being lost. I guess I had not entirely lost hope. Two-plus years later, I happened upon Mr. Wille and theringfinders.com. I called Mr. Wille up, and he was so very kind and patient. I explained the situation, what the ring meant to me. Mr. Wille understood and told me what he would do to find it. I must say that I was taken aback by his level of confidence. There was no “if” or “but” in his words or even in his voice. He was going to find this ring. I will also add here that all he asked for was money to cover gas. This was not possible, but I figured I would try it.

We set up a date within days of my call, and Mr. Wille arrived exactly when he said he would. I walked him around my yard and through all my paces from that day and then returned to work at 9 AM.

I was in a meeting with a colleague when a text came through at 11:20.

It was a picture Mr. Wille sent to me of my ring. He had positioned it gloriously atop a rock, and it still glistened in the late morning sun. I swear it took everything I had to not cry at that moment (later, I cried after the meeting ended).

I called Mr. Wille and sped home soon thereafter, where he showed me the ring. I was at a total loss for words. He showed me the spot where he found it. It was not far from where I had been sitting, but it was 2-3 inches underground.

He also shared some old coins and various “treasures” he had found in my yard. I must say, I was too stunned to hear and too blissed-out to listen. I really could not believe that the ring had been returned to me.

Mr. Wille would not accept much in terms of a reward, but I plan on sending him more via mail anyway and hope he will be hard-pressed to send it back. His genuine compassion, paired with his obvious love for what he does, is astounding. I work in a field where empathy, compassion, and kindness are highly valued. It is nice to know that people like Mr. Wille are out there compassionately, gently reuniting people with truly priceless things. My ring, in terms of monetary value, not much. My ring, in terms of what it means to my heart, my soul to see it again – I could never have enough money to pay for that. Thank you, Mr. Wille.

Namaste~

 

If you have a lost ring or something of value, contact Keith Wille now.

Call or text | 860-917-8947

Email | uncoverthings@yahoo.com

Website | www.metaldetectionkeithwille.com