Patrick and his wife were getting ready to tube down the Cannon River in Minnesota, while getting on the tube, Patrick saw his wedding band come off his hand and he tried his best to grab it. The ring disappeared into the river, about waist deep with a very rocky bottom. He tried to find it, and just couldn’t get it. He searched for help on the internet and found theringfinders.com – I met him down by the river and decided that scuba would be the best as the bottom was full of huge rocks and there is no way I could use a scoop to try and recover any signals. I found a few coins and some garbage as usual, though it only took about 15 – 20 minutes and that nice tone rang in my ears. I knew it was the ring.
Out playing golf when I got a call from Lauren about her Brother-in-laws wedding ring. She was given the ring to hold along with his watch so that he could go for a swim. Taking all the precautions to not loss the ring. When he got out of the water Lauren hand him his watch and could not find the ring. It must have come out with the watch and no one could find it. She asked if I could come out the next day to help find the ring. II asked if they knew the are and the answer was yeas, they even has photo of the location with a flag pole in the distance. I meet Janet, the mother of Lauren and we walked to the area where Laren meet the two of us. They took the photo out and lined up the flag pole and the beach. They had a beach fire the night before and once the area was determined . Now I had to search an area about 50 feet by 75 feet. About half way into the search got a very strong signal. Using the beach scoop I found the ring. Mother and daughter were both relived to get the ring for the brother-in-law.
Received a text from Tevor that he lost his wedding ring the night before at a bond fire on the beach. He asked if I could come out first thing in the mourning as he had a flight back to California mid day and had to be at the airport to check in. He gave me the address of beach and I headed out. When I got there he had mark the area that he was in, and asked how long did I think it would take I stated that since he had mark off the area it should not take long. Started my search and within a few minutes I had the Ring. He was amazed that I had found it so quick. As I was leaving his wife came out of the house and asked, with a big smile Tevor held up his hand to show the ring. another happy couple.
Chris Turner- Ring Recovery Specialist…Lost your ring?… Metal Detecting Service/Call ASAP Anytime 778-838-3463
Could you imagine how this young man felt when he lost a very special gift that his father gave him, it was a gold Cartier ring. He took it off when he went swimming and put it in his pant pocket when he got out of the water and dried off he put his pants back on, when he got home he realized his ring was missing.
He returned to the beach early in the morning and saw three people metal detecting, he asked all of them if they could help and they search the area but could not find the ring. He then found TheRingFinders online and gave me a call the next day. I listen to a story and the fact that people were already searching for the ring made me believe it could’ve already been found as a lot of people metal detector the beach during the night and in the early morning hours. I explained to Alex that someone may have already found it but what I would do is come out and search just for the closure aspect of it.
I arrive to the beach approximately 24 hours after the ring was lost at around 9 PM the beach was still full of people so I could not swing a detector, I sat and waited for a while as the area starting to clear off I started to grid search, a lady came running up to me crying and asking for help, she lost a very special bracelet, I found that within a minute or two and continued on to my search for the lost gold Cartier ring.
I searched about 75% of the area but still had 25% or more to search but too many people were still showing up to the beach so I went back to my car and slept for a little while when I woke up it was late in the evening close to 2 am in the morning and hardly anybody was on the beach. I began my search and after 30 minutes to my surprise I found his beautiful gold ring!
I got a to say I was surprised! I think he will be when I show it to him later on in the week. I decided to text him and tell him that I couldn’t search as much of the beach as I needed to because of the crowds of people. I told him I’m going to go back in the middle of the week to continue my search. He agreed to meet me Wednesday afternoon and that’s when I was going to surprise him with his ring.
I love hearing the stories of what these items mean to people and I’m so honoured to be able to help continue this beautiful story for this young man.
Vancouver Ring Finder Chris Turner- Ring Recovery Specialist…Lost your ring?… Metal Detecting Service/Call ASAP Anytime 778-838-3463
I have the best job in the world, I love helping people more than anything I’ve ever done in my lifetime. I get to make people smile, I get to hear their stories of what their ring means to them, and how happy they are when I find it.
I received a call from Joann that she was walking her dog and that the leash got caught on her engagement ring and pulled the diamond setting off into the grass. It was late but I told her I would come out. It was about 7:30 when I got there and she showed me the area that this happen. I searched until dark with no success.
I told her I would be back, it rained the next day and I said I would be out the following day. I returned and started the search with a new method, using an all metal detecting trick I learned from a friend. After a short time I found the diamond. I called Joann and asked her to meet me in the area where the diamond was lost. I showed her the Diamond and I received a big Hugh.
Raeven and her husband were at the beach and decided to shake the sand off of their tapestry. They both forgot she had removed her wedding ring to apply sunscreen earlier. Unfortunately, it was after the tapestry was clean they realized the ring was lost into the sand. After searching for over 2 hours, with no luck and accepted that they were out all that money and her beautiful ring. Raeven searched online for similiar stories to see if anyone had advice. She was able to locate Steven Ray a member of The Ring Finders and called only to find out he was out of town. Steven was able to contact a friend to aid in the recovery. Carl arrived quickly and found her ring in a matter of minutes! Raeven and her husband were so shocked and happy! Raeven said Carl was a very kind man and they couldn’t be more grateful. Both are in the military stationed in North Carolina but originally from the Midwest and Raeven confessed they didn’t realize how fast things get lost in the sand. Without our help, she stated, many in their predicament would be lost.
Noelle & Kevin called me about Noelle’s lost wedding band and engagement ring. They were visiting relatives on a lake in Minnesota. It was a very hot day and they decided to take a swim off the dock. Noelle took her rings off and left them with her shoes and towels on the dock. While they were swimming, their dogs were playing on the dock and knocked the rings into the water. They searched to no avail and decided to google “lost rings” to see if anyone could help. Google came up with the theringfinders.com and they gave me a call. It had to be a quick turn around as they were only visiting for a couple days and were leaving soon. I switched a few plans around and headed up to the lake. It was a really quick search, I think I spent only 1 minute underwater before finding both rings.
Congrats Noelle, truly glad I could help. Both Kevin & Noelle were very gracious and very helpful. Hopes and prayers for a long & happy life together.
It’s been a while since I’ve been contacted by someone in distress after losing something precious to them. That changed on Friday, May 7th when I received a call from Tim. He was out digging a trench to run electric to his shed when he realized his wedding band was missing. Here is how things went down in Tim’s own words.
“It was a Friday evening when I realized I lost my wedding band while digging a trench in my backyard earlier in the day. My first thought was to rush out and buy a metal detector. I did some quick research and realized I had no experience. I would be lucky to find anything. After doing some more internet searches, I found Ring Finders. At 9 o’clock at night I sent a text to Jim Wagner. Little did I know he was close by. He answered me right away and committed to showing up at my house at 7:30 the next morning. He told me that if the ring was outside, he would find it. True to his word, Jim was at my house at 7:30 with a smile and full of understanding. He started at one end of the trench and worked toward the other end while I nervously watched. He found my ring within 15 minutes. Jim is a talented individual and it was a pleasure meeting him. I can’t thank him enough.”
The world truly does work in mysterious ways. This past weekend in PA was the real first taste of summer weather that he have had. I knew all weekend I wanted to get out to some permissions to do some metal detecting. However, as life sometimes does, I was caught up at home helping with some “honey-do” things as well as yard work. I was a little disappointed that I did not get out but I am always trying to stay present and not let things get to me. As it would happen around 9:45pm Sunday night I received a text message regarding a lost ring. Now I was already in bed with my eyes shut, but something made me look at my phone to get the text. I felt that this was a sign, that whatever power may be had placed this opportunity in front of me.
I set up to help find the ring the next day, which I found out was a Childs ring that was given to them as an engagement gift since their parents had gotten engaged. As a step father myself I knew that this ring HAD TO BE FOUND and I was not going to give up until every inch of that yard was searched. The homeowners were super accommodating and gave me a very good layout of the yard. A garden, and a playset with about 100 feet in between was the search area. I started with the garden, which turned to take more time due to all the weed guard iron stakes. No ring. I started to line out the yard working my way to the playset, with no luck. Where was this thing?, as rain clouds moved in my determination surely increased as finding this ring was now my sole mission in life (haha).
I made my way back towards the garden following my lines, luckily this was a new build and the ground trash was very minimal. Reaching the end of that pass I got a banger of a tone, super solid, my stomach dropped as did I with my pin pointer. Pealing back the grass I saw it, that shimmering metal (white gold). Now my mind instantly went to, “how am I gonna surprise them with it?”
I slipped the ring around the top part of my finger, called the lady out side to “question” if her daughter had been in the mulched garden. In doing so I pointed to the area, flashing the ring, and then…… the magical moment that makes all this worth it. SHE SAW IT! her eyes, smile, and “thankgoodness” nervous laugh said it all.
This ring was lost about 6 weeks ago and the the area “searched” thoroughly. The yard was also mowed several times (weph!! no blade marks).
I really believe that this adventure and the story of the ring was placed in front of me for a reason and I am so thankful that I was able to help.