Finding lost ring among shells in this brainteaser means you have 'eyes of a sniper'

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Engaging your brain with regular mental exercises is widely acknowledged to boost cognitive functions, enhance memory, and sharpen focus and attention.

Some experts even suggest these brain workouts could potentially delay the onset of dementia symptoms. Brainteasers and puzzles are popular tools for keeping the mind active, and it's believed that solving them quickly can offer additional benefits.

Not only do they provide a fun challenge, but they also help to improve mental agility and bolster memory and cognitive skills.

This particular puzzle has been giving people a run for their money, posing a significant challenge even to those with eagle eyes. Below is an image filled with an assortment of stones, pebbles, and shells, but hidden among them is a silver ring.

Do you think you're up to the task? Get set and go!

The puzzling image was posted on Reddit, where it baffled numerous users as they attempted to locate the elusive piece of jewellery. To assist in the search, the person who uploaded the photo dropped a clue, mentioning the ring features a band of stars.

While a few sharp-eyed individuals were able to spot the ring, it appears to be a feat achieved by only a select few. Why not time yourself to see how quickly you can find the ring?

Be warned though it's quite the challenge. Have you managed to find it? If so, well done!

If you're still looking, here's a tip from one Reddit user: "Good one! Draw a diagonal line between the lower left and the upper right corners. Then a vertical line from the large-ish white shell on the bottom border left of the centre line. The ring is where the lines intersect."

Grateful for the hint, one user responded: "Thank you! I would've been here all day lol," while another quipped: "Excellent guide. If I'm ever simply walking into Mordor you're my guy for ring-based directions."

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