The Super Bowl ring is collectively known as an award of the National Football League, which is awarded to a winner of the annual championship game. This ring is a prestigious award that symbolizes the victory of the winners. There is also another form of ring awarded to the runners-up team, which is known as the losers’ ring.
What is the Super Bowl Ring?
A Super Bowl Ring is a prestigious award, which is given to the winners of the National Football League’s championship game. However, it has never been said how much the ring costs. According to the ESPN, it has been recorded the Patriots’ Super Bowl in 2015 ring, which was valued at approximately $36,500.
Details of Super Bowl Ring
The Super Bowl rings are made of yellow or rose gold with diamonds. The body part of the ring includes the team name, team logo, the phrase “World Champions”, and the Super Bowl number. However, the Super Bowl number is written in Roman numerals on the ring. Many Super Bowl rings are featured in diamonds in the shape of the Vince Lombardi Trophy or a football to highlight the number of Super Bowls that franchise has won. The ring does have other features including, the player’s name and uniform number. However, rings are usually manufactured by the memorabilia company Jostens. For the winning team, the NFL contributes up to $5000 per ring for up to 150 rings. The winning team itself bears any additional costs associated with the ring.
Value and Resale
Replicas are also seen so popular. People have intense to get those rings wearing for fashion. Dave Meggett, a player of New York Giants, is known to have placed his ring for sale on eBay. Two Super Bowl rings from 1970, Pittsburgh Steelers sold on e-Bay for above $69,000 each in the middle of 2008. Je’ Rod Cherry raffled his ring in November 2008 to give financial support to some charities who are involved in helping children in Africa and Asia.
On the other hand, Shannon Sharpe gave his first Super Bowl ring to his brother Sterling (Sterling’s career ended with an injury). In 2005, it was reported that Russian President Vladimir Putin had collected a Super Bowl ring from Patriots’ owner Robert Kraft. It was also found that after giving a ring, Kraft had issued a statement saying he had provided Putin the ring out of respect and admiration that he had for Putin’s leadership and the Russian people. Kraft later declared that his first statement was not true and he was pressurized by the White House to issue the ring.
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Tom Brady has won the highest number of the Super Bowl rings so far. He has been awarded the Super Bowl ring six times.
The Super Bowl rings are so respective and treated like the gorgeous awards in the game. The ring is a small award, but it’s too expensive. Young people love to wear the replicas of the original ones, which are looks like the originals.