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The San Antonio Spurs have received their 2014 National Basketball Association Championship rings, created by Indianapolis-based Herff Jones Inc. Masters of Design, which was acquired by Herff Jones in 2009, made the team's rings for four previous championship seasons.
October 29, 2014
Indianapolis, Ind. -- The 2014 NBA Championship rings were presented to the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday, Oct. 28 as the team tipped off the 2014-15 season. Herff Jones is honored to have been chosen to create the 2014 NBA Championship ring for the San Antonio Spurs.
The Championship ring contains more than three ounces of 14 carat white gold with 5.09 total carat weight of diamonds. The top includes 76 round, 10 princess cut, and four baguette diamonds. Around the edge of the top are 42 round diamonds.
The left side of the ring showcases the player's name and number along with the NBA logo and winning year 2014. The right side of the ring showcases the Spurs "Pounding the Rock" symbol containing 22 round diamonds. There are five sparks shooting out from the rock which will contain the number of diamonds that coincide with the number of championships an individual player is associated with.
Masters of Design, which was acquired by Herff Jones in 2009, was chosen to create the 2014 NBA Championship ring for the San Antonio Spurs. Prior to that, Masters of Design created the 1999, 2003, 2005, and 2007 NBA Championship rings for the team.
The new championship rings join the long list of prestigious awards manufactured by Herff Jones and Masters of Design to celebrate champions of the Super Bowl, NBA, World Series, Stanley Cup, Indianapolis 500, BCS National Championship and many more.
Herff Jones, headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, is in its 92nd year of business and is a leader in the student achievement category. Herff Jones is best known as a manufacturer of recognition products and graduation-related items for the school market in North America. Its jewelry and ring manufacturing divisions are located in Warwick, RI. For more information on Masters of Design, a Division of Herff Jones, visit www.mastersofdesign.com.
Source: Herff Jones Inc.