Here are the extravagant rings given to Super Bowl champions over the years

Each year, the National Football League gives teams playing in the Super Bowl an allowance of $5,000 for each impeccably crafted, diamond-encrusted champion ring.

For 150 rings, the cost comes to $750,000. The teams foot the bill for going over-budget.

But for the victors, the value of the ring is beyond money.

“It isn’t just diamond and gold,” Jerry Kramer, a former Green Bay Packer player who won the first Super Bowl in 1966, told ESPN. “It’s a collection of memories and moments.”

Founded in 1897, Jostens has been the primary supplier of Super Bowl rings for over 50 years. The Minneapolis jeweler forges each ring by hand and personalizes it with the player’s name.

Jostens provided us with photos of the Super Bowl rings they’ve made since Super Bowl I.


Super Bowl 1967: Green Bay Packers 35, Kansas City Chiefs 10

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Super Bowl 1968: Green Bay Packers 33, Oakland Raiders 14

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Super Bowl 1970: Kansas City Chiefs 23, Minnesota Vikings 7

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Super Bowl 1971: Baltimore Colts 16, Dallas Cowboys 13

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Super Bowl 1973: Miami Dolphins 14, Washington Redskins 7

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Super Bowl 1974: Miami Dolphins 24, Minnesota Vikings 7

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Super Bowl 1975: Pittsburgh Steelers 16, Minnesota Vikings 6

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Super Bowl 1977: Oakland Raiders 32, Minnesota Vikings 14

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Super Bowl 1978: Dallas Cowboys 27, Denver Broncos 10

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Super Bowl 1979: Pittsburgh Steelers 35, Dallas Cowboys 31

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Super Bowl 1981: Oakland Raiders 27, Philadelphia Eagles 10

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Super Bowl 1983: Washington Redskins 27, Miami Dolphins 17

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Super Bowl 1984: Los Angeles Raiders 38, Washington Redskins 9

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Super Bowl 1985: San Francisco 49ers 38, Miami Dolphins 16

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Super Bowl 1986: Chicago Bears 46, New England Patriots 10

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Super Bowl 1987: New York Giants 39, Denver Broncos 20

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Super Bowl 1989: San Francisco 49ers 20, Cincinnati Bengals 16

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Super Bowl 1990: San Francisco 49ers 55, Denver Broncos 10

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Super Bowl 1997: Green Bay Packers 35, New England Patriots 21

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Super Bowl 1999: Denver Broncos 34, Atlanta Falcons 19

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Super Bowl 2000: St. Louis Rams 23, Tennessee Titans 16

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Super Bowl 2001: Baltimore Ravens 34, New York Giants 7

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Super Bowl 2002: New England Patriots 20, St. Louis Rams 17

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Super Bowl 2004: New England Patriots 32, Carolina Panthers 29

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Super Bowl 2005: New England Patriots 24, Philadelphia Eagles 21

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Super Bowl 2006: Pittsburgh Steelers 21, Seattle Seahawks 10

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Super Bowl 2009: Pittsburgh Steelers 27, Arizona Cardinals 23

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Super Bowl 2011: Green Bay Packers 31, Pittsburgh Steelers 25

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Super Bowl 2013: Baltimore Ravens 34, San Francisco 49ers 31

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Super Bowl 2015: New England Patriots 28, Seattle Seahawks 24

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Super Bowl 2016: Denver Broncos 24, Carolina Panthers 10

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Super Bowl 2017: New England Patrios 34, Atlanta Falcons 28

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