Wonder Twin Powers ACTIVATE!

Less than two weeks until the wedding and we are starting to receive products from our vendors. It’s a strange feeling when you first see the tactile outcome of all your hypothetical and conceptual discussions that happened who knows how many moons ago. I think this of all things probably makes the wedding feel more real now.

We received our wedding rings in the mail last week. For a few months, we had been emailing and making long distance calls back and forth with our awesome jewelry artisan, Chris from Steelwerks in Montreal. Working with Chris on our rings was a wonderful experience. He was honest and incredibly thorough. He really made sure that we got exactly what we had wanted, but also threw in some awesome ideas to get the full effect of the concept we had envisioned. The process from the final sketches on the drawing board to the shipping was also quite speedy for custom work. In short: we HIGHLY recommend working with Steelwerks for all your stainless steel/titanium jewelry needs!

Now the ring design. Our original concept was for the rings to connect at the top somehow. This isn’t because we wanted to symbolically portray two lives becoming one or anything… it was because we wanted to be able to randomly give each other props while shouting “WONDER TWIN POWERS ACTIVATE!”

Yea. We’re serious when we say that we’re just that full of geek cred.

So, this funny little idea shared with Chris resulted in this:

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SUPER HERO-STYLE WEDDING RINGS! SAY WHHHAAAAAATTTTT?!

I was drooling on my iPhone screen when Chris first sent me these photos. Mr. Zombie almost made me deaf when he squealed like a happy little school girl after I forwarded him the email. No words can describe how perfect they are… except for maybe “Wonder Twin Powers, ACTIVATE!”

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The rings lock in so well! As soon as we got them, we had been playing with them and giving demos to all of our friends. We didn’t even need to say what cheeseball pop culture reference we were inspired by… every single person we showed them to squealed the famous line and reminisced about their hilarious misadventures.

The rings also came with a wonderful surprise:

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Who needs Paloma’s Nest* when you’ve got a super badass custom stainless steel ring holder that locks your rings in perfectly? Most importantly… this solid piece of work can kill zombies if the zombie apocalypse should arise… just sayin’. ;P

Thanks Chris for making the best wedding rings ever! We’ll be sure to stop by when we’re in Montreal!

* Nothing against Paloma’s Nest of course. I do think the bowls are cute… it’s just that whenever I think of wedding ring bowls I automatically think of them because it seems like everyone’s ordered a Paloma’s Nest for their jewelry holding needs.

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7 Responses to “Wonder Twin Powers ACTIVATE!”

  1. How unique! I like the case too:)

  2. What a fun idea. It’s great to see a couple with a sense of humor. The case gives the rings a nice presentation, and will look great in your wedding album.

    Good luck, Wonder Twins! Maybe someone will give you a purple monkey as a wedding gift! 🙂

  3. OMG! I love those rings, and how your wedding details are coming together! I wish we were friends so I could see first hand how it all pans out! Early congrats!

  4. holy crap, that is amazing. me and the Mister say this all the time, but sadly we don’t have locking rings of awesome like you do.

    the wedding is so close! i’m sending you virtual squeals from here

  5. hey i really like those, any way i could purchase something like that, i know it is really special and i don’t want to copy, but the design is impeccable and i got to have a set in sizes 9 and 13, with some variation of course. so can you PLEASE put me in touch with your guy?

  6. Hi, good day. Wonderful post. You have gained a new subscriber. Pleasee continue this great work and I look forward to more of your great blog posts.

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