2023 Kansas City Chiefs Super Bowl LVII Championship Ring

by Last updated Jan 23, 2024Curated Content

“Well, I think it really puts a stamp on this era of Chiefs football. One that my dad would be so proud of.”

–  Clark Hunt, Chairman and CEO

Unveiling Excellence: The Story Behind the 2023 Kansas City Chiefs Super Bowl LVII Championship Ring details and the team’s journey to the Championships.

2023 Kansas City Chiefs football

June 15, 2023 – In the heart of Kansas City, a symbol of triumph emerged – the 2023 Kansas City Chiefs Super Bowl LVII Championship Ring.

In an exclusive video interview (Kingdom Short: Crowning The Champions | Making the Chiefs Super Bowl LVII Ring), Mark Donovan, the President of the Chiefs, and Clark Hunt, the Chairman and CEO, share the intimate details of the Championship Ring’s creation, reflecting on the team’s historic journey, the unwavering support of the fans, and the enduring legacy of Lamar Hunt, the founder of the Kansas City Chiefs.

This behind-the-scenes glimpse explores the significance of Arrowhead Stadium, the challenges faced during the Championship run, and the meticulous design process that encapsulates the essence of the Chiefs’ 50-year history.

Celebrating a Unique Team:

Mark Donovan emphasizes the distinctiveness of the Championship team, one that stands apart from its predecessors and sets a new standard for the Chiefs. The challenges faced and conquered during the Super Bowl LVII victory make this team truly exceptional.

“You really want to celebrate this team. This team is different than any other team that has ever played for the Chiefs and it will be different than any other team that plays going forward” said Mark Donovan, President of Kansas City Chiefs.

Lamar Hunt’s Proud Legacy:

Lamar Hunt’s vision is not only honoured but intricately woven into the fabric of the Chiefs’ success.

The video captures Lamar Hunt’s pride in being Champions of Pro Football and highlights the integral role the people of Kansas City play in the team’s triumphs.

“We’re very proud to be the Champions of Pro Football and the people of Kansas City. This trophy really belongs to them too, as well as the organization because the team is Kansas City” said Lamar Hunt, founder of the Kansas City Cheifs.

Arrowhead’s Role and Fan Celebration:

Mark Donovan recounts the unforgettable experience of celebrating the victory at Arrowhead Stadium, emphasizing the profound connection between the team and its fans.

“And to be able to do that at Arrowhead in front of our fans was something I’ll never forget because it meant so much to us. It means so much to the family. And for our fans to be there to celebrate it was really, really special.”

The significance of every draft pick and the necessity for every player, expected or unexpected, to perform is stressed, highlighting the team’s unity.

“Everything has to go your way, in a year when you win a Super Bow. Everything. Every bounce. Every injury. Every draft pick who was supposed to perform has to perform. Every free agent that nobody thought was going to perform has to perform.”

Donovan continued.

“They have to come together in that year. It’s another reminder that it’s so hard to get back just to get in the position to have the opportunity” said Donovan.

Designing the NFL’s Super Bowl Championship Ring:

Clark Hunt sheds light on the challenges of designing the Championship Ring post-Super Bowl 54, impacted by the pandemic.

“So 57 was interesting right because 54 was on the list the Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday after the games like ‘oh we gotta we gotta get going on a ring'” said Donovan.

Clark Hunt describes the task of creating the Super Bowl Championship Rings as “You’re on a clock trying to get the rings, designed and then produced.”

However, on the positive side, Donovan expresses their experience by saying “The good news on that, is we had some experience recently.”

The subsequent year provided the Chiefs with the opportunity to create a Championship Ring ceremony that would be etched in memory.

“So following Super Bowl 54 unfortunately the pandemic made it tough to do a lot of things including to have a proper ring ceremony. This year, we get the chance to do it right. To really have a party that I think everybody who attends will remember for the rest of their life and I’m really looking forward to it” said Clark Hunt.

At the Kansas City Chiefs Super Bowl Championship Ring ceremony, Clark Hunt prepared an introduction to the Chiefs’ Championship Ring saying the following.

“We were told we needed to make it iced out, so I had to Google what that meant, and then translate it and I learned that it meant we needed a lot of diamonds. So that’s what we did. Whether you wear it on a chain or you wear it on your finger I hope you think about teammates and you think about the people who made it all possible.”

The design, laden with diamonds, pays homage to the 50th year of GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium, embodying excellence and commemorating a special era in Chiefs’ football.

“If I had to put it into one word I would say “Excellence”. It’s validation of their talent, their hard work, and what they did when they came together to achieve something great” said Clark Hunt.

As the team had their first sight on their Super Bowl LVII Championship Ring, Donovan expressed “I like to focus on the second reaction, when they start looking at [the Championship Ring]it. When they start understanding all the unique aspects of it. That’s the part I’ll be watching pretty closely.”

As for the overall design of the custom football Championship Ring, Donovan was describing the idea of a top that comes off or a top that opens which has been done. What the team was looking to do was to take the concept of that and make it unique.

“In this year’s ring, in multiple ways pays homage to Arrowhead and how important it has been to this organization for the past five decades,” said Clark Hunt.

2023 Kansas City Chiefs Super Bowl LVII Championship Ring Details:

Round Diamonds

Baguette Diamonds

Marquise Diamonds

Custom-Cut Genuine Rubies

Total Carats

Front:

  • 16 custom-cut rubies for the total division titles the franchise has won

  • 3 Marquise cut diamonds for each Super Bowl title in franchise history

  • 16 Baguette diamonds for each player who scored a touchdown in the regular season

  • 38 Diamonds representing the points scored against the Philadelphia Eagles

  • The Championship Ring top shape is modeled after the Bird’s-Eye view of the GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium

  • 50 Diamonds symbolic of the 50 Years the Cheifs have called GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium home

Left Shoulder

  1. Championship Years featured on flags within the stadium
  2. Date of Super Bowl LVII
  3. Detailed iconic shot of GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium

Right Shoulder

  1. Tribute to our Loyal Fans
  2. 10 Diamonds for 10 consecutive winning seasons
  3. Lombardi Trophy Confetti

Wrapping Diamonds
54 Diamonds to symbolize the combined 54-point deficits overcome in the last two Super Bowl postseason runs

Engraving

  1. Coach Reid’s Team Motto from 2022 Season: Edge
  2. The player’s unique signature
  3. Teams and scores from the 2022 Playoffs

Shank
Honors Chiefs founder, Lamar Hunt: Football with LH

Features

  1. The ring top is removed and converted into a pendant
  2. On the other side of the pendant, the Championship Years recipient has been with the Chiefs and the 50th Anniversary logo for GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium
  3. When the ring top is removed, on top of the base shows 1-3 Lombardi Trophies Depending on the Recipient’s time with the Chiefs and a Historic quote from the Chiefs founder Lamar Hunt, “Arrowhead Stadium is my favorite place on earth.”
How many times have the Kansas City Chiefs been Super Bowl Champions?

As of January 2024, the Kansas City Chiefs won 3 Super Bowl Championships.

 

  1. 1969 Super Bowl IV Champions, against Minnesota Vikings 23–7, at Tulane Stadium in New Orleans, Louisiana.
  2. 2019 Super Bowl LIV Champions, against San Francisco 49ers 31–20, at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida.
  3. 2023 Super Bowl LVII Champions, against Philadelphia Eagles 38–35, at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona.
Has any NFL team won 2 Super Bowls in a row?
  1. The Green Bay Packers were Back-to-Back Super Bowl Champions in 1966 (Super Bowl I) and 1967 (Super Bowl II). The Packers defeated the Kansas City Chiefs 35-10, in 1967 at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, California. The next year, the Packers beat the Oakland Raiders 33-14 in 2967 at the Miami Orange Bowl in Miami, Florida.
  2. The Pittsburgh Steelers were Back-to-Back Super Bowl Champions in 1978 (Super Bowl XIII) and 1979 (Super Bowl XIV). The Steelers defeated the Dallas Cowboys (Super Bowl XII Champions) 35-31, in Miami Orange Bowl in Miami, Florida. The next year, the Steelers beat Los Angeles Rams 31-19, at the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana.
  3. The San Francisco 49ers were Back-to-Back Super Bowl Champions in 1988 (Super Bowl XXIII) and 1989 (Super Bowl XXIV). The 49ers defeated the Cincinnati Bengals 20-16, at the Joe Robbie Stadium in Miami Florida. The 49ers beat the Denver Broncos 55-10, at the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana.
  4. The Dallas Cowboys were Back-to-Back Super Bowl Champions in 1992 (Super Bowl XXVII) and 1993 (Super Bowl XXVIII). The Cowboys defeated back-to-back the Buffalo Bills. In 1992, the Cowboys won with a final score of 52–17 at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California. In 1993, Dallas defeated again with a final score of 30–13, at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia.
  5. The Denver Broncos were Back-to-Back Super Bowl Champions in 1997 (Super Bowl XXXII) and 1998 (Super Bowl XXXIII). The Broncos defeated the Green Bay Packers 31–24, at the Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California. Denver beat the Atlanta Falcons 34–19, at the Pro Player Stadium in Miami, Florida.
  6. The New England Patriots were Back-to-Back Super Bowl Champions in 2003 (Super Bowl XXXVIII) and 2004 (Super Bowl XXXIX). The Patriots defeated the Carolina Panthers 32–29, at the Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas. New England beat Philadelphia Eagles 24–21, at the Alltel Stadium in Jacksonville, Florida.

2023 Kansas City Chiefs NFL Championship Ring

As the interview concludes, it becomes evident that the 2023 Kansas City Chiefs Super Bowl LVII Championship Ring is more than just a piece of jewellery.

It encapsulates the essence of excellence, dedication, and the enduring spirit of the team.

Clark Hunt’s reflections on the achievement and his father’s pride hint at the beginning of a remarkable era in Chiefs’ football – one that promises to be remembered for years to come.

“I don’t want to use the dynasty word quite yet but it certainly shows that this is a very special team. So, it’s going to be fun in 10 years to be able to look back and see what this group of players and coaches was ultimately able to achieve.”

Congratulations to the Kansas City Chiefs on winning Super Bowl LVII. Also, congratulations on receiving a beautiful custom NFL football Championship Ring!

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