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White Gold Wedding Band Lost at Hermosa Beach, CA…Found.

  • from Redondo Beach (California, United States)

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Mike called me this morning about his wedding ring he lost while pushing his children down a sand berm at the local beach yesterday. I told him I would be there in about an hour. When I got to the spot Mike met me, and showed me the area they were playing. You could still see the marks made by the sled they were using, so it made finding the location very easy. You could see though how exasperating it would be to try to find a ring on such an incline because of the way the sand moved as one climbed, or tried to dig on it.

I began at the bottom of the hill, and worked my way up. Originally Mike thought it might have been about half way down, or towards the  bottom, as that is when he noticed it missing. I received some signals in that area, and marked them, but they were not what I was wanting to hear, so I kept moving up the berm. I got near the top, when I heard a good signal about 3 feet off to the right of where they were sliding. I dug, and had Mike’s ring in the bottom of my scoop, turned and showed him. He was very happy, and thankful to have it returned. It was a pleasure to be able to make his day, and continue the story of his ring; the ONE he received from his wife on the day they were wed.

If you lose your ring or other metal item of value, call as soon as possible. I will work hard to help you find what you thought might never be found again. I search,  Beverly Hills, Hermosa Beach, Huntington Beach, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Malibu, Manhattan Beach, Newport Beach, Rancho Palos Verdes, Redondo Beach, Santa Monica, Seal Beach, Simi Valley, Thousand Oaks, Torrance, Venice Beach, and all parks, yards, gardens, and ponds (to 5 foot depths) in all of Orange County, all of Los Angeles County, and Ventura County.

Lost Platinum Ring at Hermosa Beach, CA…Found.

  • from Redondo Beach (California, United States)

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Ed called me last Monday asking if I would be able to help him find his ring which he lost playing volleyball. I said I could, and we arranged to meet the next day. We met at the location, where he showed me what he was doing, and where he thought the ring had come off. I proceeded to search, and got a real nice hit about 20 minutes into the search. When I dug I received a bottle cap, and swung my coil over the area again, with no reply. I went on to search the whole court, and quite a bit of the area outside the court, with no results.

There were people who were arranged outside the court, and I did not want to burden everyone to move all of their stuff for me to search, so I mentioned to Ed that I would come back later in the evening when the people had moved. I only had that one good hit earlier, and told Ed that before I left for the afternoon, I would go to that spot again and recheck. I did and increased the sensitivity on my detector, and low and behold I heard the good sound I had heard before, which registered at about 10 inches. It took a few digs with the scoop until I was looking at the ring in its bottom. Well as you can see by Ed’s smile I was able to make his day.

If you lose your ring or other metal item of value, call as soon as possible. I will work hard to help you find what you thought might never be found again. I search,  Beverly Hills, Hermosa Beach, Huntington Beach, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Malibu, Manhattan Beach, Newport Beach, Rancho Palos Verdes, Redondo Beach, Santa Monica, Seal Beach, Simi Valley, Thousand Oaks, Torrance, Venice Beach, and all parks, yards, gardens, and ponds (to 5 foot depths) in all of Orange County, all of Los Angeles County, and Ventura County.

Tiffany Bracelet Lost .. Venice Beach, CA. .. Found with Metal Detector

  • from Newport Beach (California, United States)

Saturday .. 6-27-15

Saturday evening I received several text messages asking me if I could help Lindsey find a metal item lost in the sand. She had believed that it was lost while playing volleyball earlier during the day.
I returned several texts explaining that 6am Sunday morning would give me the best chance to find her sentimental metal item. For some reason we could not talk on the phone. This has happened to me before because the person was occupied at a meeting or other function.
I left at 5am to meet Lindsey and her boyfriend at 6am in Venice Beach. We were able to get to the Volleyball court before the tractors raked that part of the beach. She then told me I would be searching for a silver Tiffany bracelet that “could have be lost while playing volleyball”
They played both sides of the court. I decided to start where we were standing outside the playing lines. Two grid passes diagonally across the court rewarded us with Tiffany’s beloved bracelet.
We were all surprised that it showed up because Lindsey could not definitely recall when it came off her wrist. Another successful recovery for TheRingFinders.com.

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Confirmation Medallion Lost at Torrance Beach, CA…Found.

  • from Redondo Beach (California, United States)

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On my way out to a ring search in Newport Beach last Sunday night, I received a call from Maya who told me about a St. Michael medallion she lost at the beach, and asked if I would try to find it for her. I let her know that I was on my way to help someone else at the time, but told her that after I was finished, I would go to the beach she lost the medallion at, and do a search. She did give me very specific directions, and I felt comfortable going because I know the area well. There was a sense of desperation in her voice, so I knew it was important to her that this item be found. I also knew that this beach is cleaned very well on a daily basis by the county, so there was no time like the present to do the search.

I successfully finished the search for the ring and headed to the other beach in Torrance which was about 30 miles away. When I got there it was about 11:30 PM, and I got my gear and began my search. I searched for about half an hour, searching out the box she had laid out for me over the phone, and found the medallion. I sent her a text immediately giving her the good news, and received one back about 4:30 AM from a very thankful young lady. We arranged to meet at the location of the loss today, and her father came along as well. I was glad he did when I asked about the significance of the medallion. He explained that this medallion was given to him when he was 12 years old at his Confirmation, and he had kept it since then. This piece of jewelry is over 40 years in the family. He then gave it to his daughter at her Confirmation. It was at this point that I realized the huge importance of returning this to the family. The story of this St. Michael medallion needed to continue, and it has; I am so happy to be part in it. Great smiles on father and daughter.

If you lose your ring or other metal item of value, call as soon as possible. I will work hard to help you find what you thought might never be found again. I search,  Beverly Hills, Hermosa Beach, Huntington Beach, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Malibu, Manhattan Beach, Newport Beach, Rancho Palos Verdes, Redondo Beach, Santa Monica, Seal Beach, Simi Valley, Thousand Oaks, Torrance, Venice Beach, and all parks, yards, gardens, and ponds (to 5 foot depths) in all of Orange County, all of Los Angeles County, and Ventura County.

Charm Lost in Manhattan Beach, CA…Found.

  • from Redondo Beach (California, United States)

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I received a call from Ben this evening about a charm his girlfriend had lost at the beach this last Sunday. I knew that because three days had passed, I would have to get on this one immediately. Fortunately we had some storms this last week, which kept people off of the beach, and also kept the beach cleaning equipment from working the beach. Because of these factors I figured we had a fair chance of finding the charm. Ben and his girlfriend had been on the beach between the volleyball courts, tossing a football around, and scrimmaging for fun. It wasn’t until after all the fun, that the charm was found missing. I got to beach, and met Ben, he showed me the area, and I got started. It took about 15 to 20 minutes until I heard a good sound in my headphones. I had already found a quarter, and a dime, but this time when I pulled out my scoop, I told Ben, I think I found what you are looking for. This charm means a lot to Ben’s girlfriend, so he knew she would be happy to have it back. I could see that Ben was very happy to be a part of finding it for her. More smiles today.

If you lose your ring or other metal item of value, call as soon as possible. I will work hard to help you find what you thought might never be found again. I search,  Beverly Hills, Hermosa Beach, Huntington Beach, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Malibu, Manhattan Beach, Newport Beach, Rancho Palos Verdes, Redondo Beach, Santa Monica, Seal Beach, Simi Valley, Thousand Oaks, Torrance, Venice Beach, and all parks, yards, gardens, and ponds (to 5 foot depths) in all of Orange County, all of Los Angeles County, and Ventura County.

Friendship Medallion Lost at Newport Beach, CA…Found.

  • from Redondo Beach (California, United States)

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I received a call from Terry’s son-in-law about 10:00 AM today asking if I would help his father-in-law find his lost medallion. We arranged to meet at 12:30 at the beach site. I met Terry, and he explained the story behind the medallion (there is always a great story!). He has had this medallion for 35 years now. 35 years ago his best friend went to Rome, and bought two identical medallions of which he kept one, and gave the other to Terry, who has treasured it ever since. Yesterday Terry and his wife went to the beach, and Terry not wanting to lose his treasured item when he went into the water, took it off and left it with his other stuff on his beach chair. The problem occurred when he was ready to leave, and forgot he had left the medallion on the chair when it was folded up to go. He realized when he got back to the car, but found out that the gold sinks real fast as soon as it hits the sand. He and his wife combed the area yesterday, and came back today using different tools to try and find his medallion, but to no avail. He told me that he was going to meet this friend later today, and I am sure felt bad that he would not have his symbol of enduring friendship with him when they met. It was good that they had land-marked the area, so they could put me in the right place for a search. I got ready to search, and Terry realized someone had innocently made off with his beach towel, and it was while he was on his way to get his towel that I received the gold tone in my headphones. I scooped once, and saw the gold chain attached to the medallion. I looked up as Terry was heading out across the beach and yelled out, “Terry you might want to see this”. He immediately turned around in almost disbelief that I could have found the medallion so quickly. What a great joy to see such a great joy returned. Terry was referred to me by Stan Ross (fellow Ring Finder).

Terry sent me the following email to include in my blog:

Steve  Many thanks for helping me find my metal that I lost on the beach. It was fantastic when you brought it up out of the sand. It was a gift from my best friend 35 years ago, and i was heartbroken when I lost it. Fortunately you saved the day. I can not thank you enough. Keep up the great work!!!!    Terry
If you lose your ring or other metal item of value, call as soon as possible. I will work hard to help you find what you thought might never be found again. I search,  Beverly Hills, Hermosa Beach, Huntington Beach, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Malibu, Manhattan Beach, Newport Beach, Rancho Palos Verdes, Redondo Beach, Santa Monica, Seal Beach, Simi Valley, Thousand Oaks, Torrance, Venice Beach, and all parks, yards, gardens, and ponds (to 5 foot depths) in all of Orange County, all of Los Angeles County, and Ventura County.

Lost Platinum Wedding Ring on Beach in Ocean City,NJ Recovered by Ed Cropski

  • from South Jersey (New Jersey, United States)
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I received a call from Mike last night explaining that he had lost his platinum wedding band on beach. He took it off to put sunscreen on sitting it on his lap and forgot it when he got up to go swimming and it disappeared into the sand. I was busy picking family up at the airport at the time when he called so we agreed to meet first thing in the morning at 5:45 before the beach screener tractor came by possibly moving or burying the ring. Mike had taken good notes as to his location on the beach and marked it out so even tho when I arrived in the morning it was still dark out we were able to be in the right area. I marked the area out with 4 blinking glow sticks and began my grid search of the 20 x 20 area and about 15 minutes in to the search my White’s Beach Hunter id responded with the signal I was looking for and Mikes ring was in my scoop! Another very relieved and happy customer! The beginning of another great day!DSCN000710354813_10202625670873550_2516483578690805353_n

Copper Bracelet lost at Redondo Beach, CA…Found!

  • from Redondo Beach (California, United States)

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I received a call today to get in touch with a man who had lost a bracelet. I called LC to find out about the loss. He explained to me that it is seemingly insignificant, but that there was a strong emotional attachment to it. When he explained to me what this bracelet meant to him (something only LC could share), I understood the emotion. Also he said that he was going to be seeing the person who had given it to him in the next week, so there was a sense of urgency involved as well. I happened to be in Huntington Beach, CA at the time so I knew the time element was working against me, and headed immediately to Redondo Beach. When I got there, the lifeguard showed me where they had been looking, so I concentrated my search in that area with no success. Soon after, a family that had been next to the search area left for the day, and I proceeded to search that area as well. Not two minutes later, the bracelet was in my hand. LC and I arranged to meet at a local coffee shop so I could return his bracelet. It was a time of joy for him to see what he wasn’t sure he would ever see again. So the story of this seemingly insignificant copper bracelet continues.

If you lose your ring or other metal item of value, call as soon as possible. I will work hard to help you find what you thought might never be found again. I search,  Beverly Hills, Hermosa Beach, Huntington Beach, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Malibu, Manhattan Beach, Newport Beach, Rancho Palos Verdes, Redondo Beach, Santa Monica, Seal Beach, Simi Valley, Thousand Oaks, Torrance, Venice Beach, and all parks, yards, gardens, and ponds (to 5 foot depths) in all of Orange County, all of Los Angeles County, and Ventura County.

Lost Gold Medallion in the water … Belmont Shores, CA. … Found

  • from Newport Beach (California, United States)

Friday   May  2, 2014

Ami had called me about an hour after her boyfriend , Nick had lost his gold medallion in the water at Belmont Shores Dog Beach.  She had found my phone number on TheRingFinders website. I asked her a few quick questions. What time of day, Where , dry sand or water and would they be able to wait for an hour to direct me in the general location.  I checked the tides and realized that the tide was coming in which will hamper the search. More important was that I meet Nick to hear his story and see where he was when it was lost.   The normal drive would be about 30 minutes but there was a major traffic problem and it took three times as long to get there.  Nick was able to wait but the tide did not, it was already nearly high tide.  Nick told me that he had been in about 3 or 4 feet of water when his dog swam up to him. The dog’s paw got entangled in the necklace and Nick felt the chain break. After hearing the story I had to give it a try even though I felt it was out in the deeper water. I searched for about 30 minutes in waist deep water with small waves, not one signal. Nick had told me the medallion was a sentimental family heirloom. I was confident I had a better chance to search for it early the next morning which was a minus .3 ft low tide. As it worked out, I was able to find the medallion and the chain within 30 minutes at 6:30 am Saturday morning.  Ani was able to meet me so she could pass it off to Nick. I also learned that this medallion had belonged to Nick’s dad which made it so very special.  It was a pleasure to help Nick, his Mother and Ani find this heirloom and to hear how happy they were. I was told they didn’t have very much faith that the metal detector would be able to find it. I get that “I don’t believe that thing will find my ring”  “LOOK” quite often, but it just makes it more exciting when I find the lost item.

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Ani came to get the pendant for Nick

Ani came to get the pendant for Nick