Originally posted on The Other Paper  |  Last updated 3/30/12
A couple of Manhattan jewelers— who took a look at the design for the New York Giants Super Bowl XLVI ring— gave it a thumbs down and called the championship bling by Tiffany "tacky" and ladylike. Photos of the the white gold and platinum band— encrusted with four Lombardi Trophies (for each Super Bowl victory) with a diamond in each football— were tweeted out by Giants linebacker Clint Sintum and running back Andre Brown Thursday for a sneak peek. The Diamond District jewelers peeked, and weren't bedazzled."If this is Tiffany's work, they could have done a lot better," said Marc Hernandez, a jeweler for 15 years.  "We're talking the Super Bowl— this looks like a high school ring." Eric Aranbayez, another experienced jeweler, called the design too effeminate for a Super Bowl ring. "I could have done better," he said.  "I don't know if the Giants are going to like this.  It's flowery — for a lady." Both players quickly took down the photos of the ring— with its bejeweled Giants logo...
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