A man who found a $40,000 diamond ring discovery on a beach has kindly returned the piece of jewellery back to its owner. Joseph Cook, 37, says it is most valuable find ever after returning around $60,000 worth of items back to people this year.
The 37-year-old is an avid detectorist and was using his metal detector on a Florida beach when he came across the ring. He captured his find on the Floria beach in a video, which showed him digging the ring out of the sand, reports the Mirror.
In the clip, Joseph said: "No way, man, whoah, look at that bad boy, yo that's real, I swear to God this is the biggest diamond I ever found on the beach".Joseph shared the video on social media and called local jewellery shops to see if anyone recognised the ring or might have lost it.
However, he was left stunned when he visited a jewellers who told him the value of his find.Joseph said: "When I went to the jewellers, they told me it was worth $40,000.Read more on dailyrecord.co.uk