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Lost Wedding Ring after 69 Years of Marriage.. Found by Member of TheRingFinders .. Newport Beach, CA.

from Newport Beach (California, United States)
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Nic’ s 90 year old grandmother had been visiting with the family at their Newport Beach home on the beach. She has been grieving the recent loss of her husband of 69 years of marriage. While at the family gathering she lost her wedding ring that she has worn for the 69 years.

His grandmother, Nana had been out on the beach where she walked into the surf, ankle deep, to feel the ocean water on her feet. She lost her balance falling in the shallow water. Nic’ s mother helped Nana to her feet walking her back to their beach chairs where she used towels to dry her off. That’s where Nana noticed her precious ring missing.

Nic had the presence of mind to go online to find my contact information. After he called me I was able to meet him and his family at the site shortly after the call.

Almost everyone believed the ring was in the ocean. Nic’s mother thought it could be in the dry sand where they dried off Nana.

I spent the first part of the search in the surf as the tide was coming up. If it wasn’t there I could return at the next low tide. Not finding it, I went up to where they had dried off. 

While swing my detector over the dry sand, Nana walked up to me with a sad look on her face. She pointed out to the waves saying the ring is lost out there. A couple more moves with the detector I got the perfect sound of gold. One scoop of my sand scoop revealed the 69 year old ring. Nana was right next to me at the time, so I let her take it out of the scoop. The look on her face was indescribable. I got very emotional and began to tear up. After many recoveries this was exceptional and one I’ll never forget. Being a member of TheRingFinders has been a special part of my life.

“I WILL TRY ANYWHERE “  Don’t wait call now!  Stan ..  949-500-2136


Here’s a testimonial from Nicodemos:

My 90 year old nana fell by the water right on 38th street Newport Beach and walked over onto the sand to dry off when she noticed her ring she got from her now passed away husband (tata) since 1951 was missing!

Our family lost all hope until I found Stan The Metal Detector Man! I called and he immediately came by within 15 minutes! It was very reassuring to see how confident and knowledgeable Stan was. He had a plan and reasoning for what he was doing and he found the ring in less that an hour.

Honestly can’t thank Stan enough because what he found was priceless and he’s doing gods work

Lost engagement ring, Pensacola – FOUND!!!

from Orange Beach (Alabama, United States)
Contact: 1-850-346-1736

What better way to transition into fall than one last ring return on a Volleyball court. I had just returned home when I got a call from my buddy Charlie who is out in CA. He had received a call from a friend of his named Joey who had in turn gotten a call from his wife Nicole and she was in a panic. Nicole had been playing Volleyball with her daughter at a local park and looked down to notice that her wedding ring and her engagement ring were no longer on her hand. This is about the time the panic had ensued and I think everyone will agree that it was totally justified. Luckily Charlie is a great guy and rather than telling Joey that he was out of town, he tracked me down and put us in touch. We were running out of daylight so I loaded up as fast as possible and called Joey to tell him that I could help and get an idea where to go. I pulled in the park and although there were lots of people there enjoying the playground equipment I had no doubt who I was looking for. As soon as I pulled my gear out, a big group of ladies and young people started waving me down. I noticed that they all had makeshift seines and colanders and I wondered which one was Nicole. Then I noticed the lady who was crying and I knew I had found her. I immediately introduced myself and told her not to worry that I was totally going to help her. She told me that I didn’t understand, they had searched everywhere that it could be with the strainers and they had even found the wedding band but she feared the engagement ring might be anywhere in the park and she was distraught. I asked her if they had been there the entire time and they said yes. I tried again to reassure her as I explained what I was doing and started my grid pattern. I made about one pass but as I was talking to her I could see she was in agony so I decided to take a different approach. I told her to tell me where she had found the gold band, she told me that they had already looked there and I told her to humor me. She did and I asked her if they changed sides at all and she said no. Lastly, I asked her if she wore her band closest to her heart and she said yes. I took a step towards the way I thought the ring first off her hand would fly and I said, “watch this” with a big smile. I went about two steps and got a good tone. I don’t think she realized I had something until I kneeled down with my pinpointer and then stood up saying, “Does it look like this?”  She broke down in tears and I was reminded why I love doing this so much. Congratulations Nicole and Joey. Thank you very much for trusting me to help you. God Bless!  💍

Lost Gold Wedding Ring in Sand at Local Los Angeles County Beach .. Recovered by TheRingFinders

from Newport Beach (California, United States)
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“I FIND JEWELRY”  call Stan the Metal Detector Man if you need  help ..  949-500-2136

*** Don called the day after losing his ring possibly at a local Los Angeles County Beach. He didn’t know it was missing till he got home from the beach. He did know that he had placed it in his backpack while at the beach. After searching his car and house he only could think it may have come out of the backpack while pulling items out.

He told me he had run out of places to search. The only other possibility would be it fell out of the backpack while at the beach. We discussed our chances of finding the ring that has daily sifting machines and other recreational metal detectorists. I did tell him once I scanned the area I could tell him that there isn’t a ring there now.

We met that evening after all the beach goers had left the beach. Don showed me an area between the trash cans and the top of the last high tide. I chose to start in the middle grid searching parallel towards the water. After a ten or twelve passes Don wanted me to come back towards the trash cans. This happens often, but I told him I would move over to that other area as soon as I finished two more passes. Yep! Just before finishing to move to his new location. BOOM! Great sounding target and his ring in the scoop. If I would have moved when he wanted me to, it would have been another hour or more before I resumed the original search pattern.

Either way we both knew it was a long shot type search and it worked out well. The hard searches are so emotionally rewarding. That’s why I say I Will Try Anywhere. Even if the item isn’t found there is some type of satisfaction to know that the search was done with an experienced metal detectorist. 

“I WILL TRY ANYWHERE”… Finding your valuables is important to me .. Call now !  Stan the Metal Detector Man …  949-500-2136

Platinum Wedding Ring Lost in Surf Recovered 30 days after Loss .. Seal Beach, CA.

from Newport Beach (California, United States)
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I FIND JEWELRY”  call Stan the Metal Detector Man if you need  help ..  949-500-2136

**** Kara called me a month after her husband lost his platinum Tiffany wedding band teaching his daughters to boogie board in the surf at Seal Beach, CA.  A friend of hers t old her about TheRingFinders metal detector service directory.

Kara was skeptical about the chances of finding the ring after a month in the ocean. I only could tell her I would try the next morning. I do know this side of Seal Beach has a hard  bottom, one of the reasons to give it a try. The downside is
this place is notorious for having a lot of aluminum trash.

The next morning I arrived with only a verbal description of where the ring was lost. Where I wanted to start my grid search, there was a surf fisherman on the exact spot. 

I moved over about 20 feet to the left to start swinging my detector out towards the waves. When I was shin deep in the water I got my first signal which gave me a bottle cap signal. I gave it a quick dig and gave up. After a moving a few feet, It was bothering me to walk away from a signal. So I went back to dig the target out of the sand. It was not a bottle cap! it was Kara’s husband’s Tiffany PT850 ring in my scoop. I very seldom search using discrimination settings on my detector. This was a heads up to dig everything. Everyday is a day to learn something.

Kara and her daughters met me later that day to pick up the ring. They were excited to have daddy’s ring back. They also were also planning to surprise their dad later that afternoon when he returned home from work.. 

Don’t wait, call as soon as possible… Stan the Metal Detector Man …  949-500-2136  .. “I WILL TRY ANYWHERE “

Surfer Loses Hierloom Gold Ring in the Surf at Huntington Beach, CA. .. Metal Detector Man Recovers and Returns the Sentimental Ring

from Newport Beach (California, United States)
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“I FIND JEWELRY”  call Stan the Metal Detector Man if you need  help ..  949-500-2136

*** Alex had been surfing at Huntington City Beach when he felt his very special hierloom ring slip off his finger into the ocean. It was passed down to Alex from his dad. It meant the world to Alex.

Surfers rings are usually lost too far out to get them a low tides. Especially at Huntington Beach, CA. I looked at the next best low tides to have the optimum chance to find the ring. I would need Alex to be there to guide me in the general location.

We met the next morning at 5am when the parking lots opened. Alex was there with his mother. As we walked onto the beach it was still dark. I tried to be honest with Alex about our chances of finding the ring at this particular beach, considering he was surfing when the loss occurred. We had three things going for us. One, he felt the ring come off.
Two, he was on the inside set of braking waves. Three, he was there to point me in the right direction.

I turned on my metal detector walking straight out till I got to knee deep water. Then I turned to my right to begin scanning parallel to the waves. Three steps to the north “BOOM” first target in the scoop was Alex’s ring. His mother was near me so I passed her the ring to make sure it was the correct ring. It was still dark so she took it over to Alex who had a flashlight. They both came over to me in shock not believing what had just  happened. 

I find rings lost in the ocean a couple days after they have been lost, but not in the first 2 or 3 minutes os a search. Another awesome recovery for the Metal Detector Man. 

These quick finds are always special especially when they are long shots. Just to be realistic, I need to tell you that I have been on more than three unsuccessful searches in the last month that were more than four hours each. WIN SOME! LOSE SOME !

“I WILL TRY ANYWHERE “ Call Now, I can answer any questions about finding your lost valuable .. Stan .. 949-500-2136

Gorgeous 4 Carat Diamond Wedding Ring Lost in Newport Beach, CA.. Found with A Lot of Luck

from Newport Beach (California, United States)
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When you lose a ring in the sand, Call Stan The “Metal Detector Man “ … 949-500-2136

***Jim’s wife, Joanne had lost her 4 carat diamond platinum wedding ring at Balboa in Newport Beach, CA. They are staying at a beach front vacation rental. He called asking for help and I was able to meet him at the location soon after our phone conversation. 

When I arrived Jim told me the whole story. His wife had been sitting on the beach n her beach chair watching the waves, etc. She then asked her daughter to go back to house and get her book. Her daughter brought the book up to the beach. That’s when Joanne remembered that she had placed three pieces of jewelry out of site in the book. 

When they returned to the house two of the pieces of jewelry were on the floor. The large diamond ring was no where to be found. The area of loss could be anywhere through the house, patio, boardwalk, 75 yards across a grass soccer field or the 75 yards of sand to the beach chair. Very challenging.

While Jim was updating me on the details, he told me that another detector person was searching the location. That guy gave up going further down the beach. I knew I would have to start the search as though it hadn’t been detected. In my head I was planning my best way to attack the search. I chose to start up on the towel line because the beach sifting machines would be hitting that are first thing in the morning. Such a large search zone might require returning in the morning to do the grass soccer field.

I started up my detector right in front of where Joanne was still sitting in her beach chair. I got a pull tab signal within the first three feet. BUT!!! It turned out to be this gorgeous platinum diamond wedding ring that Joanne had worn for over 23 years. 

Both Jim and Joanne witnessed the recovery. They were amazed. She kept repeating “ Who are You? Where did you come from? “

We often find rings fast when people feel their rings come off and can stay in the area of the loss. This was such a large search area with so many possibilities that it could have been found in an open area or picked off by the beach sifting machines ie: Beach King. I figured that the ring stayed in the book until her daughter handed Joanne the book.If the daughter switched hands or loosened her grip on the book it could have fallen anywhere.

A very happy couple for sure, as always it was a pleasure to help them.


I WILL TRY ANYWHERE … If you need help I will answer any questions about helping you find your lost sentimental keepsake. Call anytime.. Stan the Metal Detector Man .. 949-500-2136

Lost Ring, Perdido Beach – FOUND!!!

from Orange Beach (Alabama, United States)
Contact: 1-850-346-1736

Sometimes everything comes together and no matter how lost something is, it’s just bound to be found. That was the case for this young lady on the beach yesterday afternoon who had lost a very important ring. It was already very late after work but I decided to hit the beach anyway. I had already gone to one parking area but after I walked all the way to the water I realized that I left my battery in the car. I walked all the way out and decided that I should head down the beach a bit because of a storm that was on the way. When I got there I decided to turn towards the rain cloud so that if I got caught in the storm, I would have the wind at my back running to the car. All of these things seemed to innocently transpire all to have BrieOcea come running up to me after only about five minutes on the beach. She asked if I was holding a metal detector and she looked hopeful when I told her I was. I asked her if she had lost something and she replied that she had dropped a ring that had been in her family for generations. I told her that I would be glad to take a look and asked her what the ring was made out of and when she lost it. She said it had almost been a week and that she thought it was silver. I think she saw me start to lose some confidence because she quickly assured me that it was a very small area. I asked her a little more about the ring and she said that there was a large black stone with a diamond in it. I made a note to dig everything because while possible, especially on older rings, diamonds are usually not on silver. I started gridding back and forth and it wasn’t long before she came over and said that her boyfriend had called from the condo and told her that we were slightly in the wrong spot. I made the adjustment and went back to the search. I found a coin or two and got my hopes up. Then I got a signal that could be trash but I knew it could also be gold. I went ahead and dug it because of my earlier thoughts about the diamond. I am very glad that I did because I pulled out a beautiful gold ring with a black stone and a diamond in it. When I called her over, she placed it back on her finger and she was just thrilled. She mentioned that she had made up her mind to not worry and let things work themselves out. When I told her the events that led me to her she said God must have sent me her way. Indeed!  I am so very glad that I could help reunite you with such a special ring. 😃

Lost Gold Ring in the Ocean at Crystal Cove State Beach, CA. .. Found and Returned by RingFinder Service

from Newport Beach (California, United States)
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*** Dave and his wife were at Crystal Cove State Beach which is in Newport Beach, CA. His wife lost an hierloom gold ring playing in waist deep surf. He contacted me by text asking for help. I was able to get the location of the loss using text photos as Dave could not meet me at the location.

The first attempt was the day after the loss. It was a “no find” because the tide wasn’t low enough to allow me to get far out. The minus low tides were happening at early am hours and the main park is closed at 10pm. Conditions of the sand looked favorable but I would have to wait 4 days for the best tides. I had to walk in almost 2 miles at 1:30am.

It was a very dark night with no moon but I had a feeling that if the ring was still there, I had a good chance to find it. This was going to be a one time search. Can’t hike in two miles very many times. Anyway, I did a 45 minute grid search and the ring showed up 30’ to 40ft. outside the search zone only about 4 inches deep. 

Dave met me the next day where I was able to give him the ring. He had not told his wife, so he was going to surprise her that evening.  As always, it was a pleasure to help Dave and his wife to find a sentimental keepsake like this awesome gold ring that spent 4 days hiding under the sand in the Pacific Ocean.


“I WILL TRY ANYWHERE “ Call Now, I can answer any questions about finding your lost valuable .. Stan .. 949-500-2136

Diamond Wedding Ring Lost in Surf at SoCal Beach … Found and Returned to Grateful Owner

from Newport Beach (California, United States)
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If you lost your ring in the sand call  “Stan the Metal Detector Man” available now … 949-500-2136

***  Maria found my contact information on the internet a day after her white gold and diamond wedding ring slipped off her finger into the surf. She had taken her young son for his first time at the ocean. While holding him in shin deep water her ring slowly came off her finger. She couldn’t let go of her son to retrieve the ring as the next wave washed the ring out of sight.

The loss occurred at a high tide but this SoCal beach is one place that can pull a ring down into a deep trough of cobble stones. I made arrangements to meet Maria just a little after noon which is the best low tide.

When I arrived Maria her mother and sisters were all at the site. She had good landmarks that helped make this a successful search. I began my grid search approximately 20 feet below where she dropped the ring. Working up the slope to where she said the loss happened. I got the perfect white gold signal exactly where she said it dropped. The ring had not moved from that spot all night with two high tides. 

The whole family was excited as were several of the beach goers that witnessed the recovery. This never gets old for me, it’s great to see the joy and feel the gratitude from the  people I’m able to help.


“I WILL TRY ANYWHERE”… Finding your valuables is important to me .. Call now !  Stan the Metal Detector Man …  949-500-2136

Lost Ring Gulf Shores, AL – FOUND!!!

from Orange Beach (Alabama, United States)
Contact: 1-850-346-1736

My wife Jeannie and I had another great afternoon today helping someone find their lost ring. As soon as I saw the message from Kristen this morning I could tell by the detail with which she described everything that this ring was really special to her. In actuality it was two rings because like a lot of people do, she had the wedding band and the engagement ring soldered together. This ring really meant a lot because of the family history attached to it. It had different diamonds that had once been worn by her Grandmother, her Mother and even some that had been in her Father’s wedding band. She definitely wanted this ring back. She lost it last Wednesday but finally a friend of hers had seen my website and referred her to Ringfinders. I was more than willing to help but we had a huge problem. The ring was on a stretch of beach that is usually off limits to metal detectorists. I provided some Google help and Kristen and I both started calling different numbers trying to find someone to plead Kristen’s story to in hopes of getting permission. After a lot of hold time and busy signals, Kristen finally got someone on the line who gave us written permission to head out. When we got to the beach, Kristen’s husband had done a great job of dropping a GPS pin where they had been swimming. I quizzed Kristen about how deep she had been wading and did some quick calculations based on the tide charts and I headed out to where I hoped it would be. Sometimes everything works out for the best and even after a few days in the Gulf I very quickly heard the sound of gold in my headphones. I walked over to Kristin who was in the water and I asked her if she wanted to leave her ring on the beach this time or did she just want me to give it back to her now?  As I started to smile she realized what I was saying and got excited. She followed me to the beach and got choked up as the gravity of getting her ring back with so much family history sunk in. I am so glad I could help you Kristen. I wish y’all the very best.