January 2, 2017

Oliver, our Championship Ring Collector and Ring enthusiast friend from Canada, sent these amazing pictures:

(Click picture below for a larger picture)2016 Olympic Mens Basketballs championship rings

Only a few days ago I wrote a blog about the Mens 2016 Olympic Basketball championship rings.

With the additional photographs shown above, Oliver helps showcase how amazing and different these championship rings really are.

As stated in my earlier blog, this championship ring was designed and manufactured by Baron. I had not heard of Baron and their championship ring work until last year when they were chosen to design and manufacturer the Cleveland Cavaliers 2016 NBA championship rings.

The championship rings they crafted for the Cavs was incredible and now, thanks to these new photos, we see their amazing design skills again at work.

The first thing that jumps out at me is the detail on the sides of the championship rings (called the ring shanks). I have seen many background designs used in championship rings that have been created for now around eight decades, but the USA basketball championship rings have something new: They incorporated brick walls (with texture details) on both sides of the rings. This new feature is incredible!

Other nice touches on these championship rings include the player’s name, larger than normal, showcased going up and down on one side as opposed to across. Also of note is the font (type style) used in the wording “Rio 2016″.

The team’s undefeated record and the player number are also shown on the championship rings.

The only thing I think could have done better is some black antiquing around some of the emblems on the sides of the rings and red and blue enamel in the USA logo to make the image pop more.

Please remember, I buy championship rings. If you would like to discuss a private sale so no one will know you sold me your championship rings, please let me know.

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