Chiefs Back-To-Back Super Bowl Rings Remain Gaudy, Conflicted & Out Of Style

The latest honor for local ballers features the team showing us that their heads remain stuck in the past in so many ways. 

Of course, the obligatory celebration . . .

 "Here is the first look at the Kansas City Chiefs Super Bowl LVIII Championship Ring."

A peek at the new shiny thing . . . 

Even better context that doesn't get much of a peep, even on local social media . . .

"The demand for diamonds has declined as its allure fades in a key consumer market: China. Falling marriage rates as well as growing popularity for gold and lab-grown gems all drove down Chinese demand for diamonds, said market research firm Daxue Consulting."

Translation . . .


Also, styles change and it turns out neither diamonds nor marriage lasts forever.

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