Woman mistakenly throws away $100K worth of jewelry in trash

ATLANTA, Georgia (KTRK) -- There was a frantic search at an Atlanta-area landfill after a woman realized she mistakenly threw away $100,000 worth of diamond jewelry in the trash.

The Candler Road Landfill dumps about 300 tons of trash a day, but they were able to narrow down what time the woman's trash may have been brought in.

They knew to find a black trash bag, and after nearly three hours of sifting through almost 10 tons of trash, they found it.

The last bag they check contained three diamond rings and a diamond tennis bracelet.

Thanks to a team of five landfill employees, the woman was able to have her beloved jewelry back.
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