Live Rustic Stories

Wedding tips, insights, and stories.

  • Custom titanium band, inlaid with weathered Maker's Mark whiskey barrel and the tobacco and label from a Cuban cigar.

    Telling the Story of Friendship: A Maker's Mark and Tobacco Custom Ring

    July 21 2022

    We had the privilege of walking one of our friends, Richard Pappas, through the whole process of creating a ring for one of his best friends, Marc’s 50th birthday celebration. Together, we were able to craft a ring that celebrated both their friendship and Marc’s love for the Maker’s Mark Brand.

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  • Recovering the Artisan American

    Recovering the Artisan American

    March 23 2016

    I knew before I started Rustic and Main that I wanted to be part of this “American Made”, handcrafted movement. So, when the idea of creating wooden rings from historic and symbolic woods came about, I knew I wanted to do so as the bespoke craftsmen of old.

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