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Found Ring at Huntington Beach, CA

  • from Fort Collins (Colorado, United States)


I was working in Southern California for a few months so I had the opportunity to Metal Detect at Huntington Beach. Huntington Beach had been my beach of choice when I grew up in Southern California. Lots of good memories there.

I was detecting just on the North side of the pier at low tide on Sunday and found a class ring. San Gabriel Mission High School Class of 2018. The name on the ring was Maddi and it had an inscription inside the band that said…Breathing dreams like air.  A line from The Great Gatsby poem by F. Scott Fitzgerald.

The next day, Monday, I called the school to tell them I had found a students’ ring. The person on the phone said we have Maddi working in the office this Summer. Let me have her call you back. My phone rang right away. Maddi said “I can’t believe you found my ring. I wasn’t supposed to be at the beach and my Mom said to not wear it at the beach. I’ve only had it 2 weeks and I’d already lost it. I’m in so much trouble.”  I asked her what the inscription said. “Breathing dreams like air” was her answer. I said Maddi I have your ring and I will bring it to the school at lunch time. The San Gabriel Mission HS was only 15 minutes from my work. Maddi was so happy and grateful to have her class ring back. She would be a senior when school began in the Fall. Good Luck Maddi

Avalon NJ Lost Rings Found by Ring Finders South Jersey John Favano

  • from North Wildwood (New Jersey, United States)
Late one night, I received a call from Kim seeking assistance in locating two lost rings that held great sentimental value for Maddie. One of these rings was a gold piece gifted to Maddie by her mother, purchased during a trip to Italy. The other was a silver ring Maddie had bought recently. She had placed both rings on a beach chair in Avalon, New Jersey, but lost track of them afterward. We arranged to meet early the next morning.
With a general idea of where the beach chair might have been located, I began my search. Within just a few minutes, I successfully found one ring; a few moments later, the second ring emerged! This incredible start to the day in Avalon, NJ, brought Maddie immense joy as she was reunited with her cherished rings.
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Gold wedding band recovered by Surf City Ring Finder at Bolsa Chica Beach

  • from Sunset Beach (California, United States)


Nick was enjoying a day at the beach and when he decided to go in the water he placed his ring in his hat. Sometime later his hat was picked up and the ring went flying into the sand.

Another beach goer helped him search online and found my website. He called me during my lunch break at work so I hurried down to the beach and found his ring in a few minutes. Nick didn’t want his picture taken which was not a problem.

-Surf City Ring Finder

Silver Ring Lost in Sand at Newport Beach, CA. Found and Returned

  • from Newport Beach (California, United States)











If you need help finding a lost metallic piece of jewelry call or text Stan the Metal Detector Man .. Independent Member of TheRingFinders metal detecting directory..  949-500-2136

** Sophia called late in the afternoon asking for help to find a silver ring lost in the sand at a local Newport Beach. I met her and her husband, Joseph at the location shortly after they called. He didn’t know when or if the ring came off at the beach. He did discover it was missing from his finger within minutes after getting to their summer rental two blocks from the beach.

They had dinner reservations and could not standby to watch the search. I had all the information I needed, so I assured them I could find the ring, if it was in the sand and I could call them. The area was quite large but shouldn’t take more than 2 hours to search thoroughly.

After about 30 minutes, I got a strong silver high tone in my headphones which turned out to be Joseph’s silver ring. He met me after they returned from dinner to pick up his ring. He’s a bit camera shy, so you get to see me trying to smile, holding the ring. It was another special day with a successful ring recovery. 

I Phone lost in the bay, Harvey Cedars NJ, LBI, recovered by Edward Trapper NJ Ring Finder

  • from Seaside Park (New Jersey, United States)

John called asking about recovering his phone that he dropped in the bay while unloading his boat. He dropped it the night before and knew the general area that it was in.  Besides the phone, his drivers license was in the case also. I arranged to meet him at the house, where we talked out the details, grabbed my equipment, and headed into the water. John stood in one spot acting as one point of reference, and I used the mooring buoy as the other. The bottom was very muddy and covered with weed matter, making the search a little tricky. Working back and fourth, I covered everything between my 2 reference points with no luck, and decided to work a bit between him and the shore line. Winds had shifted from the day before, moving the boat and mooring buoy about 180*, which kinda threw things off a bit. I wondered way out to the right of the mooring to an area that wasn’t covered yet, and bingo, I got the signal I wanted. When I lifted the phone out of the water it was dinging like crazy after it locked onto Wi-Fi. These newer phones are incredibly waterproof.

Lost Wedding Band Avalon NJ Found by John Favano Ring Finders South Jersey

  • from North Wildwood (New Jersey, United States)

Lost a ring on the beach?

Don’t wait to call!


Boyd left the beach in Avalon, NJ, forgetting that he put his wedding band on the top of his backpack. He sent me an email asking for help locating the ring with my metal detector. We met up later that evening in Avalon and spoke about the area that it might be in. I started the search where he thought they were sat, but it wasn’t there. Boyd spoke to his wife and she thought they sat a little closer to the water.  I continued the search. After metal detecting area for about 25 minutes, the band was found!

Check out my website with more information about finding a lost ring in the sand.

Platinum Wedding Ring recovered in Seal Beach

  • from Sunset Beach (California, United States)

Call Surf City Ring Finder 714-944-0555

 Nick messaged me and asked if I could help him find his Platinum wedding ring. He had set his ring in his hat when he went into the water but when he got back the wind had knocked over his hat and the ring disappeared into the sand.
This was a quick recovery even though Nick was on his way home when I reached out to him. He immediately headed back to the beach and waited for me to arrive. The area where he was had tell tale signs that someone was running their hands through the sand.
He did mention that his wife will be happy that I found his ring.

Heirloom Diamond Ring found in Huntington Beach


David and Lisa were vacationing in Huntington Beach from Oregon when David thought it would be a good idea to put his wife’s and daughter’s  rings in his shorts pocket. They must have fallen out when he was sitting in his beach chair, when he noticed they were gone he saw his daughter’s ring on the surface of the sand but not his wife’s ring.

They searched but could not find it and that’s when his daughter found me on the internet. It was a very quick recovery because it was exactly where he said but for some reason it sunk down in the sand a little deeper then he thought.

Beautiful ring that was reunited with its happy owners!


Celphone Recovered from Sand at Orange County CA. Beach … by Member of TheRingFinders

  • from Newport Beach (California, United States)









Metal Detecting Service Orange County , CA. Beaches .. Call Stan the Metal Detector Man ..  949-500-2136

*** Celphone  with drivers license and credit cards lost in sand at Orange County, CA. beach. Ella called me looking for help to find her friend, Julia’s IPhone. They are vacationing here in SoCal and will be returning to Belview, WA. in a couple days.

Julia was devastated as not only her celphone was missing, she had her credit cards and identification attached to the phone case. I met the two ladies on the beach after the sunset. I have no problem doing night searches. 

They had the “Find My Pone App “ on Ella’s phone. It showed the phone still had batteries but we could not hear a alarm sound or see the light on the screen. I had to be under the sand.

The indicator on the tracking was not very accurate and the grid search was going on to almost an hour. The two young ladies were getting cold and starting to believe the metal detector wasn’t going to work. They even asked me to stop. I told them to go back to their apartment and I would continue until I was sure I had covered the area properly. 

They left and before they got off the beach, BOOM ! .. I found the phone and it’s contents. Then I quickly made a call to them. They had barely walked off the beach before getting my call. They came back to retrieve the phone with big smiles and saying they had given up hope. 

I knew it was there, I just didn’t get my metal detector coil over target..  Knowing my equipment is important. If the item is there I can find it. If it’s not there nobody is going to find it. If you don’t try you will never find it..  

If you need help call now, available to take a call 24/7 .. I WILL TRY ANYWHERE.. Stan .. 949-500-2136

Large Gold Ring Found and Returned to Owner at The Montage Resort Hotel, Laguna Beach, CA.

  • from Newport Beach (California, United States)
















If you need help finding a Ring or Any Metal Item  ..  call .. Stan the Metal Detector Man .. Available to help you now … 949-500-2136

*** Odili called me at 9:30pm .. He had lost his gold ring at the beach in the dry sand. Back at his hotel room he went online trying to find a place to by a metal detector when he found my contact information on TheRingFinders website. 

He believed he could find the ring himself the next morning. I asked him if he had any experience using a metal detector, he answered, no. Many rental detectors are entry level cheap machines and most don’t work well in sandy mineralized beaches. 

I told him I could meet him at the Montage Resort Beach before 10:15pm and we should be able to locate the ring in a short amount of time. He agreed to met me at his hotel parking lot. We walked about 5 or 6 blocks to the small cove where he and his lady had been sitting. I found the ring after just a few swings of my detector coil. 

Odili and his lady friend were very happy to have the ring back. They can enjoy the remaining days of their vacation. Also they would sleep well and not have to bother the next day trying to find a metal detector and learn how much they don’t know about using a metal detector on the beach. Even these easy searches can be rewarding because it’s about many other things including finding the ring.

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