Lost gold Tag | The Ring Finders

Class ring lost for over 40 years returned to family

  • from Virginia Beach (Virginia, United States)

I was called by a member of the family that knew a couple gold rings had been lost over a span of 50 years. The house had been sold and the family wanted to try and locate the rings before the house closed. They contacted theringfinders.com and 2 of us went out to try and find the rings. The landscape did not look promising with decks and pavers being added in a large area of the backyard. On about my fourth hit I struck paydirt. Out of the ground pops a 1970 class ring! I was glad to be able to return it to the family. You can see the recovery here

Lost diamond gold pendant recovered in Linthicum Heights, Maryland!

  • from Baltimore (Maryland, United States)

I was recently contacted by a long time friend and fellow coworker from many years ago. He stated that during casual conversation he discovered that one of his coworkers (and mine from many years ago as well) lost a diamond and gold pendant while doing yard work a week or so prior. We immediately made plans to search for it the next morning.

I met with my friend Scott and my previous coworker Ying at her home and after some reacquainting and reminiscing,  I began searching for the pendant. Ying informed me exactly where she was in her yard when she felt the piece of jewelry was lost. She went on to say that it was about a week prior when the incident happened and since then she purchased a metal detector to attempt to recover it herself. Unfortunately she was unsuccessful. I informed her that many people who contact me looking for lost rings and other jewelry do that same thing. There is a learning curve that comes with detecting, not to mention that not all metal detectors are created equal. I then got to work and after about 20 minutes SUCCESS!

Ying was beside herself when I pulled the pendant from her lawn. It was a great morning! Not only did I get to catch up with my friend, but I was able to return a piece of jewelry to a coworker from years ago and bring joy to her at the same time!

Lost Gold Ring Torrey Pines Beach

  • from Carlsbad (California, United States)


The Ring Finders Metal Detector service helped find a lost gold ring at Torrey pines beach. OPEN NOW 24/7 Call 760 889 2751

Saturday morning I received a call from a man named Vinary who’s wife had lost her ring at the beach the previous day.He was thinking about renting or buying a Detector but I explained that would be a big gamble as metal Detector machines require some experience not too mention the ones that could be rented or bought at a local store are cheap plus not waterproof. He made the right choice though and we ended up meeting later in the day at Torrey pines beach.They showed me a 200’ area where she was throwing a frisbee when she saw her Gold ring fly into the waters edge.
I began my grid search in the most probable place which was from the beginning of the dry sand and down too about knee deep in water. After 15-20 min I was getting worried I wouldn’t be able to find it because there was a hungry trough at the bottom of the slope with cobble rocks tumbling back and fourth. Then just after swinging with my head down I get a low tone signal on my Metal Detector…And there was her ring buried in 4” inches of wet sand just above the trough! They came over after I dug it up ecstatic with hugs and smiles.

This Ring was a gift handed down from Nandin’s mother and was very sentimental!


Oceanside,Carlsbad,La costa,Encinitas beach,Solana Beach,Del mar,Torrey Pines,La Jolla shores,Pacific beach,Mission beach,San Diego state beach

Ring Found In Providence Rhode Island

  • from Coventry (Rhode Island, United States)

Ring Found Providence Rhode Islandimage

It was my first week on the Ring Finders! Successful recovery of a gold wedding band, recovered in the city of Providence Rhode Island.  If you or someone you know has lost a ring etc. please contact me.  Thank You Jeff

Lost Ring Fort Worth, Texas Tarrant County

  • from Fort Worth (Texas, United States)

Hello, my name is Henry Lucero and I joined Ring Finders to help recover and reunite lost jewlery with its rightful owner. We help recover lost valuables  (rings, silver, gold, watches, coins, cell phones, keys, any metallic valuable object) throughout the Dallas and Fort Worth metroplex and all surrounding areas. If you need our help please contact us ASAP.

Lost Wedding Band found in River near Calgary/Cochrane by Metal Detecting

  • from Calgary (Alberta, Canada)

Lost Wedding Band found in River near Calgary/Cochrane by Metal Detecting.  In  the Wiaparous area.The ring was found in the rapids.The water was very cold but ring was found. It was found on the guys birthday. What a great Birthday gift. He lost it while rafting down the river.


The happy husband




One happy guy


            14 k gold wedding band


Lost in the Waiparous /Cochrane area


Lost Gold Necklace Recovered in Ocean City, NJ

  • from South Jersey (New Jersey, United States)

I received an email from Paul who explained to me that he had lost a gold chain and pendant at the beach while swimming with his daughters. He further explained that it was a gift to him from his father 20 years ago and it meant alot to him. He stated that his father was a jeweler and that his brother is also and that they were aware of the scrap gold value of the item since it weighed between 2-3 ounces of 18k gold and that he wanted to hire me to find it and offered me the scrap gold value and possibly get the chain back instead of someone else just finding it and selling it for scrap because it meant more to him. I accepted his offer and got the information as to the area,time and tide to the time of the loss the previous day. realizing that only one tide had passed since the loss I arrived on the beach in front of the lifeguard stand at the next lowtide and began my seach asap. This being an area by the boardwalk that is heavily hunted by other detectorists I could only pray it was still there. Using my Whites Beach hunter id 300 I began finding coins and other junk items in the wet sand when I got the midtone signal I was looking for and took a scoop of sand  and dumped it to reveal a large heavy(62.7 grams of 18k)  gold chain laying in the sand Wow! Inspecting the pendant I realized that it was infact the chain and mountain pendant lost by Paul the day before while swimming. I called Paul with the great news and we met later in the week for the return. He was extremely happy to see the necklace when I gave it back to him.

Lost Fairhaven Gold Pendant Found in Bellingham

  • from Bellingham (Washington, United States)

Got a call this week from a women named Lori who lost a gold pendant. It was a beautiful custom ring and pendant matching set made by a local jeweler in Fairhaven, see article below. About a week ago she realized she had a loose chain hanging on her neck. The pendant was nowhere to be found. She was sure she lost it around her house but was all over the place that day on about a 1/2 acre of land. They have a beautiful garden and pathways, lots of grass etc.

We retraced her steps that morning and discussed all the possibilities. The grass had been freshly mowed the day before her loss and she had already retraced her steps searching the grass by eye. It was a fresh drop, about a week, so it couldn’t be deep although some of the garden beds were soft mounded dirt.

She had also borrowed a radio shack detector from a friend only to add frustration to the mix.

The first thing I did was take a reading off the ring since it was the same kind of gold and a similar design. I decided to start in a small wood chip area and then head into the garden mounds.

Immediately I got a dime signal. She has two preschool aged boys who were very interested in all this so I popped a quick plug and they retrieved the dime. Oh were they excited!

But I had to focus on the job at hand so I headed for the garden beds and in about 20 minutes I had made the find. It was about 2 inches down in one of the soft dirt mounds. Boy did she do the happy dance. She was very excited!

Coenraad Zielstra, see article below, the goldsmith who had made the pieces recently died of cancer and Lori was one of the nurses who had cared for him during his last days. The pendant and ring were hand made about 6 years previously so there was a lot of sentimental value to this lost pendant.

I turned off and set down my equipment and we were all enjoying the glory when her oldest son approached in tears and grabbed her leg.

He was so excited about finding treasures then it was all over, the hunt was complete and he was not a happy camper. So I grabbed my MXT and off we went around the yard to find a few more goodies. Spent another 20 minutes fulfilling this little boys treasure hunting dreams.

I sure love this hobby!
William Rink