Adrian was trying to work in her garden but her two little dogs insisted on wanting to play ball in her wild back yard. She kept throwing the ball for them until she noticed her father’s diamond ring also go flying, deep into the grass and tall clover, lush from our heavy December rains. Even though Adrian watched her ring disappear, she searched her back yard fruitlessly for over a month. Her husband even burned down the grass to make it easier to find, but no luck! Finally, her father, a Redwood City jeweler, gave her one of my THR business cards that I had left at his shop several months ago. Adrian called me on Friday, and by Tuesday afternoon, after two hours of searching, I recovered her ring in deep grass, under about 1/2 inch of mud. Because this was a treasured gift from her father, Adrian said it’s more dear to her than her wedding ring!
After being lost for over a month, she was more than overjoyed to get it back. She danced around screaming and yelling and gave me at least 6 hugs! That’s what it’s all about! Adrian thought her ring was made of yellow and white gold, but my detector indicated more of a platinum signal. Either way, it’s a very beautiful filigree and diamond ring, and one of my most satisfying recoveries!