Rick, Jim, & Myself we’re out searching for recent drops today in our local ponds. Rick’s wife Jayne called my phone and left an Urgent message for us to return a call that she had just received, saying that we were recommended, by a local Metal-Detecting shop on Cape Cod, to help find a Wedding Band that was lost about an hour earlier on a beach. I called back immediately and Jessica picked up the phone, she proceeded saying that they were all down on the beach earlier, and that a friend of hers named Louis, had dropped his wedding band in the dry sand, they were wondering if we could help find it. I said yes but no guarantees. They were not to familiar with the area, and wasn’t sure what parking lot they were in. I told them to meet us there in an hour. We all jumped in the truck and headed down 25 miles away an got there earlier than expected, we met Lewis and Anton after about a 15 wait. Glad we waited for them to show up, as we were walking down the path and got onto the beach, Louis had mentioned that he put a stick down into the sand, where he thought he had dropped it. I asked him to please stand exactly where he thought it fell and not to move, I then proceeded to turn on my machine and took less than five seconds to receive my first signal, that just happened to be his beautiful 14 karat Rose Gold Wedding Band. We were all very happy to see it back on his finger that quickly. That’s where it belongs. Louis actually said incredible, just incredible we were all looking for over an hour on our hands snd knees to no avail. We were glad that Jessica called the Ring Finders.
14k Rose Gold Band
Kiera called me yesterday, with a little doubt in her voice, about a ring that was lost by her sister in the surf. Kiera’s sister Julia had just lost her engagement ring at the beachcomber, at Cahoon Hollow Beach, in Wellfleet, MA she said it was down in the surf where she was dragged out over the rocks, she got swept up, and pummeled in the current, and suddenly realized her ring was gone. They looked for over an hour as the surf was crashing them all over the area. Frantically they were not sure where to turn. Kiera said that the Lifeguard had mentioned that there were a couple of local guys that have found rings there in the past, that she should try them. Sure enough she googled Lost Ring and Richard Browne and My name showed up. Kiera wasted no time and got in touch with me through texting. I immediately called her back, I had her send as many pictures with reference points as possible. She said it was strait down from the sign in the picture, and in knee deep water.
Luck was on her side the next day, the water was not crashing as it was the day of loosing it, and the wind was off shore. Rick & myself got there about an hour before the low tide, 15 seconds into the hunt, I found the beautiful double welded ring, I put it in my pouch for safe keeping till Julia showed up. Needless to say we were all smiles when they showed up, she was very happy to hear that we were successful in recovering it for her. It was a ring that was passed down through a couple of generations. No words can express their heartfelt Thank You. Another great recovery for The Ring Finders.
Leighton, Kiera, & Julia
Kiera & Julia
White Gold Engagement Ring
Two weeks ago Rick got a call from Jill, we got together the very early next morning. There was a Hurricane coming that next evening, and time wasn’t on our side. Together we do searches, for quite a few people each year. we really wanted to get this one back to the owner fast, she was newly engaged. This Engagement Ring is very sentimental to Jill. Well after chatting with Jill about where it was lost, and how deep of water, and being hit by a wave, she swore it was just rite there in shallow water on the slope. After 6 hours of search time between both of us, we finally gave in to the thought of it not being found that day… Maybe after the storm? We had also had thoughts of someone else finding it the night before, we had seen some scoop areas on the beach. We had also found out it was posted on local media. Was it found already?
Jill & Leighton
10K White Gold Ring
Rick called me last night two weeks had passed, Rick said lets give it another chance. Success today? Rick and I went rite down to the same spot where we were told it was lost two weeks earlier…. Nothing again after an hour. I said this is crazy, so I wandered over the other side of the Jetty, and as soon as I got into the water, 50 feet down the beach, and knee deep just as Jill said, one lonely signal and there in my scoop it shined like it was lost an hour ago. Wow I couldn’t believe it myself. I went back over to Rick, yelled Game Over! He said what? I repeated it multiple times till he came out of the water, he looked down at my Caribiner. He said I cant believe you found it way over there… I chuckled, and said it was exactly where Jill said it wasn’t… LOL After getting back to the truck we called Jill, and I told her I may have something that belonged to her, she asked if I had it… I said yes I believe so, and said can you meet us at the beach. Her reply was I’m on my way, see you in fifteen minutes. As you can imagine, she just couldn’t believe it until it was back on her finger. Sometimes, a Margarita girls night out can make you forget exactly where it was when you last seen it… Bottom line is that it’s back home where it belongs… Congratulations Jill
I got a text from Dan he lost his ring at the beach early today. Asked if I could come out and if yes he would meet me at Cuposque Beach in Westhampton. I told him I would meet him there at 4:30. We agreed on a spot to meet.
When I got there we meet up and walked over to the beach to the area that he lost. When wwe got there he said is is the place, there was someone there that was still there from this morning. I set up a square out side of the spot where he was sitting. Started the search making small sweeps of the square. After two laps I get a very strong signal with something down about 2 inches. Took me beach scoop and BINGO there was the ring. He told all of the other beach goers that I found his ring. Many of them clapped.
Leighton Harrington & Richard Browne
On Saturday 8/14/2021 Richard Browne and I were out looking for a wedding band and returned it successfully to its owner. When we returned, we had another call to go out on, and it was a lost wedding band that the woman had on her finger since 1965. Very sentimental as one could expect. It was lost while playing ball in the back yard with her Grandson the day before. Rick & myself got there to be greeted by Roberto, His Wife Jaclyn and Ryan, who was there while it was lost. Ryan a small Pirate in his own special way, was very enthused, and very into metal detecting helped out with the search. After about 45 minutes, and all of us on our hands and knees with pin pointers searching the flower beds, I had the notion to check over the other side of the fence, hey you never know rite? Maybe she throws harder than we think. Luck would be in our favor, low and behold the ring was rite on top of the grass, and on the other side of the fence… Another great save and one for the Ring Finders. A great three ring return day yesterday. What a great feeling to tell someone that we have it in our hands and we can’t wait to get it back.
I received a call from Chris that he lost his wedding ring in Bridgehampton at a wedding reception. He asked if I could help and said I would be out the next mourning. As usual traffic was bad going to the Hamptons, I made it and meet Chris at the Topping Rose House where the reception was held on Saturday. I was hoping the grass wasn’t cut as a ring could get damaged by the lawn mower. It wasn’t.
Chris showed me a photo taken at the reception showing me the ring. he stated that later is when he didn’t have it on his finger. I asked where he was sitting and a few other questions. I then got me detector and started searching. It take long to find the ring in the grass. Looking down to where the ring was, could not see it, I used my pin pointer to located a closer spot and using my fingers I located it. I showed it to Chris and A big smile came across his face and with a shock in his voice he yells you found it.
Another successful Ring Finder story
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.