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NC Steeler Fan
06-09-2009, 11:33 AM
Sorry if this was posted somewhere else, but it looks like the guys will
be getting their rings tonight at Heinz Field and Steelers.com will be
posting pictures of the ring this evening at 6:00 p.m. EST.

I can hardly wait to see it displayed as my screen saver at work! 8)

RuthlessBurgher
06-09-2009, 11:50 AM
Sorry if this was posted somewhere else, but it looks like the guys will
be getting their rings tonight at Heinz Field and Steelers.com will be
posting pictures of the ring this evening at 6:00 p.m. EST.

I can hardly wait to see it displayed as my screen saver at work! 8)

Yeah, I had the SBXL ring on my work computer for the longest time. Right now, I have a picture of Santonio raising the most recent Lombardi trophy on my work PC, but I may have to make the switch to the new ring tomorrow.

On my home computer, I had a picture that I took of the confetti coming down in Detroit, which was replaced a few months ago by a picture that I took of fireworks being shot off at the end of the game in Tampa.

stlrz d
06-09-2009, 12:23 PM
Sorry if this was posted somewhere else, but it looks like the guys will
be getting their rings tonight at Heinz Field and Steelers.com will be
posting pictures of the ring this evening at 6:00 p.m. EST.

I can hardly wait to see it displayed as my screen saver at work! 8)

Do you mean screensaver (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Screensaver) or wallpaper (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Computer_wallpaper)? ;)

:P :P :P

SteelerNation1
06-09-2009, 12:31 PM
SB IX
http://www.sportspool.com/football/super_bowl/Superbowl_IX_ring.jpg

SB X
http://www.sportspool.com/football/super_bowl/Superbowl_X_ring.jpg

SBXIII
http://www.sportspool.com/football/super_bowl/Superbowl_XIII_ring.jpg

SBXIV
http://www.sportspool.com/football/super_bowl/Superbowl_XIV_ring.jpg

SBXL
http://z.about.com/d/jewelry/1/5/T/B/superbowl_xl_ring.jpg

SBXLIII
?

I cannot wait to see this bad boy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
:tt2 :tt2 :tt2 :tt2 :tt2 :tt2 :tt2 :tt2 :tt2 :tt2 :tt2 :tt2

Acero
06-09-2009, 12:43 PM
Gonna have to do some updating in photoshop tonight :)

http://i111.photobucket.com/albums/n148/xamichee/steelers/5rings.jpg

NC Steeler Fan
06-09-2009, 12:53 PM
[quote="NC Steeler Fan":1dhmlj97]Sorry if this was posted somewhere else, but it looks like the guys will
be getting their rings tonight at Heinz Field and Steelers.com will be
posting pictures of the ring this evening at 6:00 p.m. EST.

I can hardly wait to see it displayed as my screen saver at work! 8)

Do you mean screensaver (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Screensaver) or wallpaper (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Computer_wallpaper)? ;)

:P :P :P[/quote:1dhmlj97]

Touche, my friend...I meant "wallpaper"! :D

RuthlessBurgher
06-09-2009, 01:07 PM
Nice new avatar, Ace. Let's get "Bad Word" to Canton!

fezziwig
06-09-2009, 01:49 PM
They get anymore Super Bowl wins they'll need to start spelling the number out with diamonds or gold. At some point they'll run out of room for all those diamonds trying to fit on a ring.

Maybe they'll have a side car ring just for our future Super bowl wins ?

I can't wait to see the new rings.

SteelTorch
06-09-2009, 02:49 PM
Can't wait! I also can't wait to rub it into the rival fans' faces. :tt2

fezziwig
06-09-2009, 04:21 PM
The rubbing it into the opposing fans faces ahh, sweet joy !

frankthetank1
06-09-2009, 04:39 PM
i too want a new steeler pic for my wallpaper on my pc at work. i have had a pic of harrison body slamming the browns fan forever. i think that pic has to be my favorite steeler pic of all time. it sums up the rivalry very well

SteelBucks
06-09-2009, 05:58 PM
HERE YOU GO! AWESOME!!!!!

http://media3.steelers.com/MediaContent/2009/06/09/12/Home_Page_105799.jpg

SteelBucks
06-09-2009, 06:01 PM
More pics.........

http://io2.steelers.com/MediaContent/2009/06/09/12/Photo_2_105795.jpg

http://io2.steelers.com/MediaContent/2009/06/09/12/Photo_3_105796.jpg

http://io2.steelers.com/MediaContent/2009/06/09/12/Photo_4_105798.jpg

SteelHead
06-09-2009, 06:09 PM
Spectacular !!! :Bow

kindlecatsb'ng
06-09-2009, 06:13 PM
One classy ring. I really like this one.

SB X always reminds me of a gremlin!

My wallpaper on personal PC is the Pittsburgh skyline with the Lombardi's in the background. It was compliments of one of the talented posters on this forum. Thanks much!!!

GO STEELERS!

PS: I received my letter this past week for 1 Season Ticket holder info. There are 44,000 people ahead of me. Maybe in my next life...

RuthlessBurgher
06-09-2009, 06:14 PM
I really like the side with the six Lombardis inside of Heinz Field.

However, not to be a wet Terrible Towel here, but the helmet on the other side seems like a very amateurish representation to me.

Jooser
06-09-2009, 06:21 PM
I really hated the SB XLIII insignia, but that ring is really beautiful. My wife, the diamond lover is absolutely drooling, LOL. Kudos, I like it alot. I'll like number 7 too!!!!

http://i130.photobucket.com/albums/p262/jooser73/2097030070_797a3c2194.jpg

http://i130.photobucket.com/albums/p262/jooser73/Home_Page_105799.jpg

If all the Browns' fans were bitchin' on the last one, what's going on with this one? Let's hear it....
:stirpot

RuthlessBurgher
06-09-2009, 06:22 PM
Here are the details, from steelers.com:

http://news.steelers.com/article/105731/


Tuesday, June 9, 2009
STEELERS SUPER BOWL XLIII RING

In creating the ring that would recognize the first NFL franchise to win six Super Bowl championships, the Steelers wanted each of the different elements of the piece to reflect the historical significance of the accomplishment.

Six round, brilliant cut diamonds surround the Steelers logo to draw the eye to the ring crest, with each gem signifying a Super Bowl victory. The Steelers logo is formed with yellow, red and blue stones in the shape of hypocycloids sitting atop a football-shaped design created with 32 round diamonds. Seven diamonds at each tip of the football recognize the team’s seven AFC Championships and when combined, the 14 diamonds signify the number of Division titles in Steelers history.

One side of the ring depicts six Lombardi Trophies rising from Heinz Field to recognize the support and loyalty of Steelers fans. The score of the game – Pittsburgh 27, Arizona 23 – flanks the Lombardi trophies, with the official logo of Super Bowl XLIII on a field of green enamel included as well.

The opposing side of the ring is personalized with each individual player’s name and jersey number. That side also incorporates the Steelers helmet and the NFL shield to acknowledge both team and league.

The ring is cast in 14 karat yellow gold with black antique backgrounds to reflect the Steelers’ colors. The Pittsburgh Steelers Super Bowl XLIII ring weighs 104 grams (approximately 3.7 ounces) and incorporates 63 round, brilliant cut diamonds totaling 3.61 carats.

SteelBucks
06-09-2009, 06:24 PM
However, not to be a wet Terrible Towel here, but the helmet on the other side seems like a very amateurish representation to me.

After a closer look, I agree. It looks like something my 5 year old nephew could draw.

Overall, its a nice ring.....with some serious bling!

feelthesteel
06-09-2009, 07:03 PM
its cheat free!! 20 years from now Santonio will hock it for a bag of weed
just kiddin!!!

cant wait to get another :Boobs :Boobs :Boobs :Boobs :Boobs :Boobs :Boobs :Boobs :tt1 :tt1 :tt1 :tt1 :tt1 :tt1 :tt1 :tt1 :tt1 :tt1 :tt1 :tt1 :tt1 :tt1 :tt1

Djfan
06-09-2009, 07:44 PM
My wallpaper on personal PC is the Pittsburgh skyline with the Lombardi's in the background. It was compliments of one of the talented posters on this forum. Thanks much!!!



You're welcome!!!

pfelix73
06-09-2009, 08:34 PM
Curious here- to the one that posted about 44000 others ahead of him- how did you figure that out from your letter? My account creation date was 1/25/1996. They are filling in April 1995. 9 months away= 10 years.

Eddie Spaghetti
06-09-2009, 09:08 PM
that one stone looks more purple than red.

allsome ring.

grotonsteel
06-10-2009, 04:41 PM
SB Ring looks awesome....63 diamonds..WOW.....

:tt2

Jooser
06-10-2009, 05:29 PM
They get anymore Super Bowl wins they'll need to start spelling the number out with diamonds or gold. At some point they'll run out of room for all those diamonds trying to fit on a ring.

Maybe they'll have a side car ring just for our future Super bowl wins ?

I can't wait to see the new rings.

They get anymore, and maybe we'll just have to melt them into one set of Super Bowl Gold "Brass" Knuckles. I think it's fitting for all of our dominating defenses anyways! Hell Yeah!

That'd be the bomb!

skyhawk
06-11-2009, 01:42 AM
Holy freakin lord that ring is sweet!!

:tt2

SanAntonioSteelerFan
06-11-2009, 07:05 AM
Here's a nice story with more pics. Also, there's a slide show here http://www.nytimes.com/slideshow/2009/0 ... NGS_7.html (http://www.nytimes.com/slideshow/2009/06/10/sports/football/20090610-RINGS_7.html). The original article has another nice pic or two also!


The New York Times (front page article!)
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/06/11/sport ... gs.html?hp (http://www.nytimes.com/2009/06/11/sports/football/11rings.html?hp)
June 11, 2009
Steelers Aren’t Flashy, but Their Rings Are
By HOLLY BRUBACH

PITTSBURGH — When the Steelers won their N.F.L.-best sixth Super Bowl — giving them one more than the Cowboys and the 49ers — it seemed to call for a ring that would look not only important but different from their previous five. As to what that would mean, there was no shortage of opinions.

On the plane home from Tampa, Fla., wide receiver Hines Ward sketched his idea for the design. Over the following weeks other team members put in their two cents, with Ward, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and linebackers James Farrior and James Harrison participating in the top-secret design meetings and funneling requests to Dan Rooney, the team chairman, and his son Art II, the team president. Asked what he was hoping for, nose tackle Casey Hampton said, “Something blingy.” Words that came up repeatedly were “big,” “diamonds” and “big diamonds.”

Even those who are not the blingy type were hoping for something completely out of character. Wide receiver Santonio Holmes, whose fourth-quarter tiptoe touchdown catch at the edge of the end zone clinched the Steelers’ 27-23 victory over the Cardinals, described his style as “low-key.” But he reckoned that winning a world championship was no time for understatement. “I can make the distinction,” he said.

Although the Lombardi Trophy is produced by Tiffany & Co., Super Bowl rings are designed and made by companies that compete each year for the honor. Only four have produced the rings to date, with Jostens, of Minneapolis, and Balfour, of Delran, N.J., both specializing in high school and college class rings, responsible for the majority.

The contract is awarded by the team. The bill is footed by the league, with a $5,000 allowance per ring, adjusted for increases in the price of gold and diamonds and not including tax. By most estimates, the rings turn out to be a loss leader, with the companies absorbing any overruns in return for the prestige and permission to sell a line of related “friends and family” jewelry.

Tim Larson, president and chief executive officer of Jostens, which was awarded the contract, describes a Super Bowl ring as “the chance to tell the story of the season.” He and his staff begin brainstorming design concepts during the weeks leading up to the game, and, in the time-honored tradition of campaign donors who give money to opposing candidates in an election, Jostens develops ideas for both teams. Three companies vied for the right to make the Steelers’ ring, in a contest that was ultimately decided on the basis of actual prototypes.

It seems safe to say that in the annals of fine jewelry design, Super Bowl rings will never occupy a place of great distinction. If anything, they constitute a tradition unto themselves. Aesthetics fall victim to the demands of cramming onto a small surface disparate elements like the team’s insignia and the Super Bowl logo, and to what in strictly practical terms is too much information: the team’s name, the year, the score and the player’s number and his name (14 letters in the case of Roethlisberger, 4 for Ward).

“The design tells the story of the team’s effort,” Charlie Anderson, a Jostens designer, said, “as opposed to other jewelry, where you make decisions based on what’s attractive.” Would Super Bowl rings look better if they were not obliged to represent so much? Sure, but so would a woman’s bracelet set with her children’s birthstones if the children had all been born in the same month.

At the Pro Football Hall of Fame, in Canton, Ohio, the entire series of Super Bowl rings is on display, and the evolution is striking. In the early years, the number of diamonds corresponds to the number of Super Bowl wins, with an occasional smaller stone as an accent. The Packers’ elegant yellow-gold signet style for Super Bowl I, in 1966, with its single half-carat round diamond at the center, is a relic of an era when fine jewelry kept the volume turned down.

In the mid-70s, inflation set in. The rings Al Davis commissioned for the Raiders for Super Bowls XV and XVIII, with the outline of a football filled in with multiple diamonds, provoked criticism from other club owners. The Cowboys’ ring for Super Bowl XXVII, in 1992, featured a proprietary cut star-shaped diamond; their third ring, three years later, with 81 diamonds totaling five carats, was at the time the largest ever made.

That distinction has lately belonged to the Patriots, for Super Bowl XXXIX. In fact, nearly all the rings from the past 10 years are on a jumbo scale and thick with diamonds — the seemingly inexorable outcome of persistent one-upmanship, compounded by popular taste ratcheted higher by celebrities like Jay-Z and Diddy. Rap stars may now be scaling back the bling in the face of hard times, but Super Bowl winners show no signs of following suit.

The Steelers are not a flashy football team. Their quarterback does not date supermodels or pose for fashion shoots in GQ. Coach Mike Tomlin and the Rooneys preside over a culture with zero tolerance for big egos and showbiz shenanigans. If Super Bowl rings are designed to reflect a team’s unique personality, that would seem to create a predicament for the Steelers. How to square their image as a bunch of modest guys who get the job done with a ring that keeps up with the Jerry Joneses?

“Well, once you get to the point where you have to put six diamonds on a ring, it’s pretty hard to be modest about what you’re trying to do,” Art Rooney II said. “The way we see it, the players deserve to have something that they’re proud of, that represents their accomplishment. So even if it doesn’t quite fit the overall image of the Steelers, it fits the occasion.”

Christmas came on Tuesday night, when the Steelers finally received their rings, and it became clear that the forces for bling had carried the day. The six large round diamonds are hard to miss, flanking a diamond-studded central football in white gold, to heighten the impact of the “ice,” with more diamonds in a double border. Having had what he described as “a little bit of say-so,” Farrior seemed satisfied with the results. “I wanted as many diamonds as they could fit on there,” he said. “I think we accomplished that.”

There were championship rings before there were Super Bowls, and other mementos the N.F.L. bestowed on world championship teams before they settled on rings: among them, football-shaped lapel pins, watch fobs, tie bars, and, on the occasion of the Chicago Bears’ victory in 1933, bearskins. But they lacked a Super Bowl ring’s instant public recognition. With their enormous new ring, which goes the Patriots’ one bigger by a millimeter, the Steelers have taken a notion that started out subliminal and brought it into daylight: the Super Bowl ring as personal portable trophy.

Holmes and free safety Ryan Clark announced that they had no immediate plans to take the new ring off, not even for sleeping. Offensive tackle Max Starks figured that he would go through a period when he wears the ring all the time, if only around the house. “You don’t want to be presumptuous and wear it everywhere, and then some people think you’re showing off,” he said. He wore his first one to sit on the couch and watch TV. “You hit the remote, look, hit the remote, look,” he said. “You find yourself coming up with a whole new set of hand gestures.”

Six round brilliants that stand for six Super Bowl victories, 14 diamonds that signify the Steelers’ division titles — like all Super Bowl rings, this one relies on symbols to give it greater meaning. In the end, however, the symbolism is as personal as it is collective.

For Starks, the ring is a token of “different situations I overcame to get to this point, when a lot of people doubted that I’d make it this far.” For Clark, it’s a symbol of how far he came back — from a ruptured spleen the season before. For Roethlisberger, it means a ring of his own: he gave his first one to his dad on Father’s Day 2006. “For a time, it was just him and me,” Roethlisberger said, referring to the years after his mother died, when he was 8. “I wouldn’t have gotten here without him.”

This ring is Art Rooney’s fourth. Does he wear his rings? “Rarely,” he says. “I only wear one of them at a time. I mean, it would look kind of unusual walking into a restaurant with those rings on.”

Some players arrived at the ceremony wearing rings from Super Bowl XL, when Pittsburgh beat the Seahawks three years ago. Most, like Farrior and cornerback Ike Taylor, will wear the new ring on the other hand. “Would you ever wear two rings at one time?” cornerback Deshea Townsend asked Hampton. “No question,” Hampton replied.

A long string of injuries inflicted by pass rushers who come on like freight trains has left Starks with knobby knuckles, fingers that splay in odd directions — and limited options. He had the new ring fitted for his right middle finger, right next to his first ring, although he does not anticipate wearing them both at once.

“Unless the situation calls,” he said. And what would the situation be? “Unless I’m around some friends who have only one.”

MeetJoeGreene
06-11-2009, 08:02 AM
On NFL total access, they had some clips of the Steelers getting and wearing the rings. They are HUGE and look even better on a hand. It even looked big on Starks and Hampton hands.....

Chachi
06-11-2009, 09:19 AM
Anyone else notice that there is plenty of room at the top and bottom of the ring for SB diamonds/trophies VII and VIII?

It's almost like those empty spaces are just placeholders.

RuthlessBurgher
06-11-2009, 09:28 AM
Here are those additional pictures provided by the New York Times:

http://graphics8.nytimes.com/packages/images/photo/2009/06/10/20090610-RINGS/28556137.JPG

Six round brilliants that stand for six Super Bowl victories, 14 diamonds that signify the Steelers' division titles -- like all Super Bowl rings, this one relies on symbols to give it greater meaning.

http://graphics8.nytimes.com/packages/images/photo/2009/06/10/20090610-RINGS/28556135.JPG

Although the Lombardi Trophy is produced by Tiffany & Co., Super Bowl rings are designed and made by companies that compete each year for the honor.

http://graphics8.nytimes.com/packages/images/photo/2009/06/10/20090610-RINGS/28525901.JPG

Tim Larson, president and chief executive officer of Jostens, which was awarded the contract, describes a Super Bowl ring as "the chance to tell the story of the season." He and his staff begin brainstorming design concepts during the weeks leading up to the game, developing ideas for both teams.

http://graphics8.nytimes.com/packages/images/photo/2009/06/10/20090610-RINGS/28525893.JPG

The scale of the Steelers' fifth ring, in 2005, is fairly large, even by Super Bowl standards, but its design, with five diamond Lombardi trophies on a black ground, seems relatively sober compared to, say, the Colts' blue horseshoe on a field of diamonds the following year.

http://graphics8.nytimes.com/packages/images/photo/2009/06/10/20090610-RINGS/28556133.JPG

Nearly all the rings from the last 10 years are on a jumbo scale and thick with diamonds ' the seemingly inexorable outcome of persistent one-upmanship, compounded by popular taste ratcheted higher by celebrities like Jay-Z and Diddy.

http://graphics8.nytimes.com/packages/images/photo/2009/06/10/20090610-RINGS/28556139.JPG

With the Steelers' enormous new ring, which goes the Patriots' one bigger by a millimeter, the team has taken a notion that started out subliminal and brought it into daylight: the Super Bowl ring as personal portable trophy.

http://graphics8.nytimes.com/packages/images/photo/2009/06/10/20090610-RINGS/28525847.JPG

"The design tells the story of the team's effort," Charlie Anderson, a Jostens designer, said, "as opposed to other jewelry, where you make decisions based on what's attractive."

RuthlessBurgher
06-11-2009, 09:35 AM
http://news.steelers.com/article/105667/


Steelers thrilled with Super Bowl ring
Wednesday, June 10, 2009
By Teresa Varley
Steelers.com

The Super Bowl excitement returned for the Steelers when the players and coaches received their rings on Tuesday night.
The impressive ring, which has a diamond representing each of the team’s six Super Bowl Championships, was an immediate hit with the players as they were handed out.

“It’s very exciting to get another ring,” said linebacker James Farrior. “This is even better than the first. It’s a lot bigger, a lot more diamonds. Everybody loves it.

“We have six big diamonds, three on either side. We have the logo in the middle and there are diamonds under the logo. Our names are on the side with more diamonds. We have diamonds on the other side. It’s a lot of diamonds.”

Some joked about having to wear sunglasses while wearing the shiny ring, but they don’t mind that one bit.

“It’s a true bling, bling ring,” said wide receiver Hines Ward. “Mr. Rooney went out and really wanted to have something special being we are the first team to win six championships. The guys are really happy with the ring.”

The Super Bowl XLIII ring was designed and made by Jostens working with Dan Rooney and Art Rooney, II. The designs were also shown to Farrior, Ward, Ben Roethlisberger and James Harrison for their input before a final decision was made.

“It was exciting to be one of the first ones to get to look at the rings and be able to help pick it out for the whole group,” said Farrior. “It was exciting and special for all of us who helped do that.”

And that excitement came to a peak as the players one by one were handed their rings, trying them on and mugging for the camera.

“This ring solidifies the reflection of a great year, a lot of great players, coaches and staff coming together for one goal to win the Super Bowl,” said Ward. “Having the ring, you can always reflect back on that year, all of the faces of the guys who put in all of that time and energy to help us get to where we wanted to go. It caps off a great year.

“This is my second one in four years. That is what it is all about. It’s all of the hard work we put into it. When you see it on the ring they can’t take it away from you.”

stlrz d
06-11-2009, 11:17 AM
“This ring solidifies the reflection of a great year, a lot of great players, coaches and staff coming together for one goal to win the Super Bowl,” said Ward. “Having the ring, you can always reflect back on that year, all of the faces of the guys who put in all of that time and energy to help us get to where we wanted to go. It caps off a great year.

“This is my second one in four years. That is what it is all about. It’s all of the hard work we put into it. When you see it on the ring they can’t take it away from you.”

Make this year your third one in five years!!!

:tt2 :tt2 :tt2 :tt2 :tt2

costanza2k1
06-11-2009, 01:50 PM
Can't really tell how big these suckers are until you see the players with them on, wow! Can't embed this link, but here you go:

http://www.nfl.com/videos/nfl-network-t ... ship-bling (http://www.nfl.com/videos/nfl-network-total-access/09000d5d810c3564/Championship-bling)

SanAntonioSteelerFan
06-11-2009, 02:11 PM
Here are those additional pictures provided by the New York Times:

http://graphics8.nytimes.com/packages/images/photo/2009/06/10/20090610-RINGS/28556137.JPG

Six round brilliants that stand for six Super Bowl victories, 14 diamonds that signify the Steelers' division titles -- like all Super Bowl rings, this one relies on symbols to give it greater meaning.

http://graphics8.nytimes.com/packages/images/photo/2009/06/10/20090610-RINGS/28556135.JPG

Although the Lombardi Trophy is produced by Tiffany & Co., Super Bowl rings are designed and made by companies that compete each year for the honor.

http://graphics8.nytimes.com/packages/images/photo/2009/06/10/20090610-RINGS/28525901.JPG

Tim Larson, president and chief executive officer of Jostens, which was awarded the contract, describes a Super Bowl ring as "the chance to tell the story of the season." He and his staff begin brainstorming design concepts during the weeks leading up to the game, developing ideas for both teams.

http://graphics8.nytimes.com/packages/images/photo/2009/06/10/20090610-RINGS/28525893.JPG

The scale of the Steelers' fifth ring, in 2005, is fairly large, even by Super Bowl standards, but its design, with five diamond Lombardi trophies on a black ground, seems relatively sober compared to, say, the Colts' blue horseshoe on a field of diamonds the following year.

http://graphics8.nytimes.com/packages/images/photo/2009/06/10/20090610-RINGS/28556133.JPG

Nearly all the rings from the last 10 years are on a jumbo scale and thick with diamonds ' the seemingly inexorable outcome of persistent one-upmanship, compounded by popular taste ratcheted higher by celebrities like Jay-Z and Diddy.

http://graphics8.nytimes.com/packages/images/photo/2009/06/10/20090610-RINGS/28556139.JPG

With the Steelers' enormous new ring, which goes the Patriots' one bigger by a millimeter, the team has taken a notion that started out subliminal and brought it into daylight: the Super Bowl ring as personal portable trophy.

http://graphics8.nytimes.com/packages/images/photo/2009/06/10/20090610-RINGS/28525847.JPG

"The design tells the story of the team's effort," Charlie Anderson, a Jostens designer, said, "as opposed to other jewelry, where you make decisions based on what's attractive."

Thanks for pulling those out from the slide show I referenced, Ruth, I wish I knew how to do that cool stuff. It took a year out of my life figuring out how to get my sig pic posted, as maybe you noticed :oops: