Red Sox Receive World Series Rings; Ortiz Given Special MVP Ring

April 4, 2014 7:43 PM
Red Sox Receive World Series Rings; Ortiz Given Special MVP Ring
" BOSTON (CBS) — The Boston Red Sox have handed out World Series rings three times in the last 10 years, so the team has a pretty good idea what it’s doing when it comes to the commemorative bling.

The 2013 World Series rings they handed out on Friday may have raised the bar though.

Each player received a 14-karat white gold ring, created by jewelry designer Jostens, that includes 126 diamonds, 16 custom-cut sapphires and nine custom-cut rubies. The player’s name and number are on the right side of the ring, and each one was customized to highlight the number of World Series titles they’ve won in Boston. A “bearded brothers” image is on the inside of the ring, along with 10-30-13, the date the Red Sox clinched last season’s title at Fenway Park.

(Image courtesy: Jostens-Boston Red Sox)

In addition to the 2013 World Series ring, David Ortiz was also presented with a special MVP Ring for his 2013 postseason performance. The top of the 14-karat white gold ring features nine custom- cut genuine rubies depicting the hanging Sox logo over a handset diamond pave surface "

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