Baltimore (410) 837-0290
Washington, D.C./Chevy Chase (301) 718-4825
Northern Virginia (703) 714-9553
Go Back
Bling Central

The Evolution of the Super Bowl Ring

Feb 6, 2014

We’ve been waiting in anticipation to see what this year’s superbowl ring will look like, and while it’s not as exciting as when the Baltimore Ravens won – we’re still happy for the Seattle Seahawks on their win this past Sunday.

While doing some research on Super Bowl rings, I couldn’t help but notice how much more elaborate they’ve become since the first one was award to the Green Bay Packers in 1967.

If you didn’t know, winners of the Super Bowl  work with a company commissioned to design the ring and the NFL gives teams an allowance of $5,000 per ring, with the team picking up any additional cost.

While many teams go for a more extravagant look in their Super Bowl rings, some still settle for more modest models. For example, our own Baltimore Ravens’s Super Bowl ring XLVII contained 243 round cut diamonds and had a total weight of 380 grams. Teams like the Dallas Cowboys have also been responsible for much of the extravagant evolution of Super Bowl rings.

However, teams such as the Pittsburgh Steelers and New York Giants have traditionally settled for more modest models.

You can see the entire evolution of the Super Bowl ring here.   Samuelson’s Diamonds owns a 1983 Baltimore Orioles World Series ring but one day we hope to acquire a Super Bowl ring, especially a Ravens one.

Whose Super Bowl ring are you a fan of?

 

Photo credit: NFL.com

Read The Latest News From Samuelson's

The History of the Cartier Love Bracelet

Jul 23, 2021

The History of the Cartier Love Bracelet Have you ever heard of a bracelet that locks? No, not with a clasp or a hook. Cartier’s Love bracelet uses tiny screws that join the bottom and top halves. Inspired by the free love movement in 1970s New York…

Read More

Financing your purchase through our Affirm Partnership

Jul 8, 2021

We’ve got some big news!  For the first time ever, you can buy jewelry, watches, and other fine goods on our website. You can browse our full-collection online or in person and discover what catches your eye. We’ve also made it easier than ever…

Read More

Meet the Key 10138, a 101.38 Carat Pear Shape Diamond up for Auction at Sotheby’s!

Jun 25, 2021

Meet the Key 10138 Move over, Hope Diamond - there’s a new diamond in town. Weighing in at a whopping 101.38 carats, Sotheby’s is auctioning off a pear-shape D color flawless diamond for an estimated $10-$15 million. Here’s the kicker: unlike…

Read More

Why a Rolex Watch Makes the Perfect Father’s Day Gift

Jun 10, 2021

Why a Rolex Watch Makes the Perfect Father’s Day Gift Wondering what to get your dad for Father’s Day? We’ve got you covered. One of the most timeless gifts (pun intended) is a Rolex watch. They’re beautiful, stylish, functional, and impeccably…

Read More

Stay In Touch

Shopping Cart

Search