It's not easy being a World Class barista, but next time you are in Chiang Mai in Northern Thailand, make sure you stop in at one of the best cafes you will ever find - Ristr8to - and say hello. Seen here wearing our Grooved Black Ceramic Ring (CCR-002).
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What comes to your mind when you see a skull? If you immediately think of danger or piracy you are thinking about two of the modern day meanings for the symbol. The skull itself has always symbolized death and it’s fitting that a skull ring first gained prominence in wartime battles. Although the ring design
The trend is becoming so popular that engagement rings for men are commonly referred to as ‘mangagement’ rings. Although it has gained popularity in recent years, the first attempt at introducing men’s engagement rings actually pre-dates the wearing of wedding rings by men. Jewelers in 1926 tried to popularize the idea and even had
The Claddagh ring is a piece of jewelry that not only has an interesting story behind it; it can also tell you a lot about the person who wears one. Dating back to the 17th Century, the design combination of clasped hands and a crowned heart came from a much older ring. The clasped hands
I was privileged this week to have one of our customers, Will, email me a wedding picture from their ring ceremony that features our ITR-063 titanium wedding band. Will, like most of our husbands to be, left his ring to the last minute and ended up selecting two of our designs to try on before
Wedding rings were commonly given to brides and ancient Egyptians and Greeks believed the finger we know as the ‘ring finger’ had a vein in it that was directly connected to the heart. Based on that symbolism, cultures throughout the ages encouraged grooms to present rings to their brides, which is where the custom originates.
You often ask "how do I know what type of ring to buy?" and this is such a personal question based on your preferences and taste that it is impossible for us to answer on your behalf. However, we can certainly provide you with a way to clearly see the elements of a ring. That
Making the decision to propose marriage has many more complexities than merely getting on your knee and 'popping the question'. There are various factors to consider should your partner say yes, and these must be thought about for at least some time before extending your hand. While the engagement ring has always been a focal
With all of the "salesy" information out there about the benefits of having a tungsten wedding ring, you could be forgiven for thinking that they're near invincible. As much as we'd like to tell you that they are, it's simply not true. It is true that tungsten is the hardest metal in the world, and
As a happily married man, on the odd occasion that I do take my wedding band off, I somehow feel a little guilty about doing so. I was perusing a car forum the other day, and noticed that there was a whole several page discussion among guys as to what the correct "protocol" was for
For the many of men, putting on that wedding ring is no big deal, but if you have never worn a ring before, it can be uncomfortable. Here are a few ideas to help you deal with it! 1. Buy a lighter wedding ring. If the feel of the ring bothers you, then buy a