Battlestar Galactica Cylon Themed Engagement Ring

February 25, 2013


Because these days you risk being rejected and dying confused and alone if you propose with some plain-ass engagement ring, Redditor DisturbedRobot (not cool, bro) had a custom Battlestar Galactica Cylon ring made for his bride-to-be, Amy. And, because the ring had such a sweet sci-fi theme, she said yes. Plus, I don't know, maybe they love each other (I don't know them personally so I can't say).

When DisturbedRobot met his girlfriend at a Battlestar Galactica party, he knew he had to put a ring on it. So he came up with the idea of making a ring that looks like a Cylon and aimed for the stars. He used the gold / diamonds from his grandmother's ring, had his sketches modeled in Maya and then reforged by jewelry crafter Craig Elliott into the scifi based on his specifications.

Admittedly, it is a sharp looking ring. Not something I'd wear, but only because it's an engagement ring and dudes usually don't wear engagement rings. At least not until they're proposed to. I said, AT LEAST NOT UNTIL THEY'RE PROPOSED TO. No takers? Damn, maybe my mom was wrong -- maybe I'm not such a catch after all.

Hit the jump for a bunch more shots of the design and final product as well as a shot of the happy couple after she said yes and it's crazy because her name is Amy and she looks a LOT like Amy Jo Johnson (the Pink Ranger) but she's not, she's a different Amy. It's blowing my mind.










Thanks to Terry, whose wedding band is like part meteorite and he keeps telling me it gives him magic powers even though he and I both know the only power it's giving him is to one to believe his own lies. It's sad really.

  • Alex Huai

    good post, very stylish rings, It must be very memorable if using this as your engagement ring.

  • Sehra Farron

    It's not even all that nice. it looks like a cheap lump of metal with a rock on it. :| Should have chosen a better design or maker so that the form is more defined and detailed.

    Take, for example, the Stargate wedding band:

    Or the Darth Vader lightsaber wedding ring:

    The devil is in the details.

  • Bling Nye

    She looks more like a younger Lucy Lawless than Amy Jo Johnson.

    Either way, "score!"

  • gooch

    His grandmother, meanwhile, is looking for her ring, which originally had Lorne Greene's face etched on the sides.

  • cabbo

    Guy looks like a more creepy Ben from Lost.

  • Bling Nye

    creepy stabby

  • He used his grandmother's ring? I feel like that should have held some sentimental value... like, great sentimental value.

  • Creative. I like it.

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