Aug 23, 2012, 01:08 AM
I found a Heart Ring
Went to the beach this morning,not much dug up a heart ring,it sounded zip,zip to me,as I dug it up at first I thought it was a washer,until I started cleaning the sand off it so encrusted,I could see the hearts on it,once again so excited..
When I got home I boiled the ring with baking soda in a pot thinking the encrusted sand would come off,not much came off
Any advice on trying to clean my heart ring,don't know if its junk or silver b/c its stuck with sand, Had 3 hours of beach fun
Aug 23, 2012, 03:11 AM
Good job, I picture myself asking the same question here soon! Wondering what the answers will be!
Aug 23, 2012, 06:16 AM
Kiana, you had a good hunt.
The ring has a very pretty design, but I think ( could be wrong on this) that the metallic content may be copper.
I'm quite sure that electrolysis would get the crusting off.
Aug 23, 2012, 01:51 PM
Thanks, Lorraine,it does have some copper & silver to it but if i remember someone had a you tube on how to do it,,I just have to search it!!,,HH Hope all is well on your side!!
Originally Posted by lorraine
Aug 23, 2012, 03:37 PM
Hey My TN-Family,,In a cup I added white vinegar,sea salt & soaked it for awhile,,Look!!
Originally Posted by kiana7
Aug 23, 2012, 04:43 PM
Kiana. Looks GOOD! I'd say it's definitely "ring case" worthy!
Regards, Joe (California)
Aug 23, 2012, 06:46 PM
Thanks,Joe it was pretty tough to clean,it was encrusted with sand I guess b/c of the erosion,I got fortunate to dig up that ring,,HH
Originally Posted by DrJoePrime
Aug 23, 2012, 07:49 PM
Lorraine I forgot to post this picture for your Husband being that he loves Golfing
Originally Posted by kiana7
Aug 23, 2012, 08:30 PM
Aug 23, 2012, 11:38 PM
Hope you get it clean, looks nice. Lorraine does real good on cleaning, what ever she recommends is probably the way to go.
Aug 24, 2012, 03:12 AM
Looks good the before and after.
Keep digging those nickles.
Aug 24, 2012, 05:41 AM
Well done!! Congratulation!!
One third jewelry of the World are under sand so far
Silver= 8 pieces
Gold= 2 Rings
Aug 24, 2012, 01:02 PM
Yeah, Les I love that lady she good People with good Heart,hope to meet her & her husband one day,hope to meet all of you,,I already have one hunting buddy he too has a good Heart..I PM her she gave me lots of good information,,Blessings your way,,HH
Originally Posted by Les West Central Fl
Aug 24, 2012, 04:01 PM
Ring came out great after cleaning
"Casper" - coincidence -check it out - (someone changed it but it used to say "Master of the Treasure" - instead of Treasurer... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Casper_(name)
Motto = "I try to hit where others cant or others wont "
Aug 24, 2012, 05:45 PM
That turned out very nice, I love vinegar.
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