ESPN Atlanta Falcons receiver Julio Jones recently took a tumble off a Jet Ski, and when he emerged from the lake waters, he was missing something. One of his diamond earrings, reportedly valued at about $150,000, had fallen out. So the All-Pro receiver hired a dive team to scour Georgia’s Lake Lanier to recover the lost jewelry, according to a report by WXIA-TV in Atlanta. Divers, who went as far down as 65 feet, came up empty-handed on Tuesday, WXIA reported. “It’s down in crevasses and nooks and crannies,” Richard Pickering, one of the salvage divers, told WXIA. “It’s impossible — absolutely impossible.” Asked whether the earring was worth $100,000, Jones told WXIA, “Yeah, yeah, it was worth a little bit.” Jones’ jeweler said the earring is worth $150,000. Jones, who reports to Falcons training camp on Wednesday, said he’s just glad no one got hurt when he fell off the Jet Ski.”As long as I’m good, it’s materialistic stuff,” he told WXIA. “You can always get that kind of stuff back.”
Atlanta Falcons superstar Julio Jones was enjoying one of his last days of vacation before training camp by riding around Georgia’s Lake Lanier on a jet ski, but he fell off the jet ski into the drink, and when he emerged he was $150,000 lighter. That’s right, one of Julio Jones’ earrings which is valued at $150,000 had fallen out, and is somewhere at the bottom of Lake Lanier. Jones hired a dive team to try and retrieve the earring, but they came up empty handed, according to the salvage divers there are too many crevasses at the bottom of the lake making retrieval of the earring near impossible.
You are about to see a huge influx of guys with metal detectors on the shores of Lake Lanier.