Monday, August 6, 2012

The Leia and Han Star Wars wedding bands: perfect for the scruffy nerf herder in your life

There comes a time in every geek's life when they find the absolutely perfect person put in the world for them. At this moment, whether rings are exchanged or not, a new union is formed and the couple begins to think of how best to move on to the next logical step: a very geeky engagement.

After the right (geeky) engagement ring is picked out, and a date for the wedding is chosen, the next real challenge to face the couple is the subject of wedding rings. For those on a budget, and/or those with an undying love of Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back, the Leia & Han rings are a perfect solution.

Like the couples themselves, these rings will look a bit strange and incomplete when not together

Sold by Etsy artist SpiffingJewelry, the pair of Leia & Han rings sold in stamped aluminum are available for the modest sum of $22.00 and are a great choice for geeks on the go (or those who work with heavy, finger-mangling machinery!)

There is no denying that these rings are an economical choice for a pair of wedding bands, but they are the perfect proxy rings for couples who plan to go on an adventurous honeymoon or otherwise abuse the tangible symbol of their undying union to one another. After all, most couples would sooner see these cute rings take a bit of a beating than watch their custom Legend of Zelda wedding band or Indiana Jones Engagement ring get scratched to shit while clambering up the side of a volcanic mountain in the South Pacific.

For those looking to immortalize one of the greatest improvised lines of Harrison Ford's carrer in a more precious medium, SpiffingJewelry also has the Leia & Han rings available in sterling silver for a mere $100.00. While still not quite as prestigious as gold, the pair of rings will look dash spiffy after a few years worth of wear settle on the silver's surface.

Because as every good geek knows: it's not the years, honey, it's the mileage.