A new hockey season is beginning and last season's Stanley Cup champs, the Chicago Blackhawks recently received their rings. The team hadn't won Lord Stanley's cup since 1961 and they celebrated in style with 14K white gold rings laden with 404 stones, a total of approximately eight carats of diamonds and other gemstones worth around $30,000. The front of the ring features the Blackhawks Indian head logo atop the Stanley Cup and bordered by the words "Stanley Cup Champions" on the face. Each ring is personalized with a team member's name and number. One side has baguette-cut rubies and pear-shaped emeralds set in the shape of the Hawks' crossed tomahawks and the other shows a diamond-studded Stanley Cup and the 2010 season's motto: One Goal along with the championship years: 2010, 1961, 1938 and 1934. The rings were created by Jostens and the inside of each player's ring has the NHL logo and the names of the four teams the Hawks dispatched in the playoffs along with the series scores.
The Puck Daddy blog shows a few other rings form the past few years as well as the far more modest 1961 rings.