Hard work, pain and tremendous sacrifice will finally pay off for one lucky team that will take home all that comes with Super Bowl glory, including one piece of gorgeous jewelry.
By the time the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks take the field in Super Bowl XLVIII, 47 prior teams will have taken on the daunting task that is the NFL season and its hard-hitting competitors, coming away with a Super Bowl title that means just about everything.
It's nearly impossible to encapsulate all the worthwhile celebration into something so small, but you might agree that some of the following Super Bowl rings nearly pull off that feat.
Of course, this is just one fan's idea of an unforgettable ring.
In some cases, we found it pertinent to highlight the more refined and classic rings. In others, we might just like the cool backstory. Certainly, the other more audacious fare deserve recognition as well.
Really, when you slice just a sample from all 47 rings, you are going to miss a great deal of stunningly beautiful jewelry, so sound off on the ones you love that we may have missed in the comments section below.
For now, just enjoy some serious rings adorned with a healthy amount of ice. You might want to grab some sunglasses, because things are about to get bright in here.