I got a phone call from Jim Wren (TRF North Myrtle Beach)at 7:45 PM. with a referral call about a ring set lost in the dry sand in Myrtle Beach. Getting the contact information from Jim, I called Michelle right away. Michelle explained that she had lost her ring set earlier in the day and was trying to explain to me where she lost them. I asked if she was still in town. The group was eating dinner and headed home immediately afterward. I told her to not leave town and to meet me at the beach when they were finished with dinner.
I met Michelle, Sevena, CourDe and the rest of the crew on the beach as we walked to the location of the lost rings. Michelle had placed her rings in a pair of shorts pockets and when they picked the shorts up the rings found the powder dry sand. Michelle was distraught to say the least. I started what would be a 40 foot by 30 foot grid. Exhausting that, I asked where next. Sevena pointed the direction. Just outside the original grid I got a very strange signal. I was having great difficulty pin pointing the target. My CTX 30-30 was trying to overload. This generally means a can or some other large target. However, the Target Trace feature on the CTX kept indicating something else on my interface screen. Scooping just a small amount of sand revealed Michelle’s engagement ring. Working near the same hole I kept working thru the overload signal and followed the Target Trace on my screen. I dug another small amount of sand but missed the target. I did catch a glimpse of something shiny in the hole and plucked out a small silver ring. I asked Michelle if it was her wedding band. She said no. CourDe was looking at the ring and said it was hers. CourDe did not even realize that she had lost her ring. Returning to the hole CourDe saw another glimpse of shine and plucked out Michelle’s wedding band. Everybody commenced doing “The Ring Dance”. Everybody was happy for Michelle as they told me she was inconsolable at dinner. These rings get to continue their story that started 3 years ago. What a great and lively group of people they were.
Michelle and Sevena, Thank You so much for the generous reward, and thanks for trusting The Ring Finders with this search.