Argonauts receive 100th Grey Cup championship rings Staff

5/31/2013 9:51:30 PM

The 100th Grey Cup champion Toronto Argonauts were officially presented with their championship rings during a private team ceremony Friday evening.

Every part of the 100th Grey Cup championship ring has been designed to reflect the team that has been etched on the Grey Cup trophy itself.

"The coaches and players delivered the victory on the field and tonight the thrill of winning is celebrated throughout our entire organization," executive chairman and CEO, Chris Rudge. "I am very proud of every member of our team and this ring will serve as an everlasting symbol of our collective achievement. This storied franchise has won more titles than any other CFL club so it's most fitting that history will forever remember the Toronto Argonauts as winners of the historic 100th Grey Cup championship."

Players' rings are produced from 10kt white gold and weigh approximately 74 grams each. The top of the ring reads GREY CUP CHAMPIONS and the centre of the ring features the iconic Grey Cup trophy. The base of the trophy reads 100th, which represents the 100th Grey Cup in Canada.

Placed in the centre of the trophy, on the top of the ring, is the Toronto Argonauts shield logo. The "A" is set with round diamonds and outlined with blue colour enamel.  The letter "A" sits on a round shield set with 16 round diamonds representing Toronto's league-leading 16th Grey Cup championships. 

The top of the ring features 139 round brilliant cut diamonds, signifying each year of the team's existence.