Jul 21, 2008

$20K Earrings recovered from garbage

A jeweler in Staten Island, New York has found a pair of diamond earrings in a truckload of trash. So, what's interesting here? The interesting thing is that it's worth is about $20,000 it was accidently thrown away. So, getting it back out of garbage is like a miracle for the owner.

The 3-carat diamond earrings were found when Haya Sharon, the jeweler, her husband and city sanitation employees sorted through a smelly heap of garbage in Fresh Kills landfill. The earrings were in a small jar of cleaning solution, which a worker at the couple's jewelry store had accidentally thrown away.


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