If You Lost a Diamond Ring In NYC, Would You Ever Expect To See It Again? Anyone who has ever had an engagement ring and lost track of it for even a few moments knows the sinking feeling in your stomach and the heart flutter of instant, overwhelming panic. It's not just the expense of the ring, but what it means to you. Now think about leaving your engagement ring in a NYC park and not even realizing it for a couple of days. It's gone, right?