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The Americano | Men's Weathered Maple Wood Wedding Band with Coffee & Metal Inlays
Customize Your Metal Inlays
- Regular Price
- $ 445.00
- Sale Price
- $ 445.00
- Regular Price
- $ 445.00
- Unit Price
This ring will be made to order just for you! We will ship this ring within 5 weeks of your order being placed.
A perfect ring for the coffee lover who appreciates classic beauty. We've paired our naturally weathered maple with coffee from the 40s and 50s, or coffee from your favorite shop.
The Americano Wooden Ring Features:
- Weathered maple wood band
- A center ring inlay of coffee grounds
- Dual metal ring inlays (we like bronze, but it's your call)
- Fit: Comfort Fit
- Finish: Polished
- *Free ring size-from-home kit available*
- Available Widths: 5mm, 6mm, 7mm, 8mm
- Handcrafted in North Carolina, USA
- Made to order just for you
- Limited Lifetime Warranty
- All Rustic & Main rings are handmade. Each piece is unique and variations are considered part of the beauty of the design.
We will send you a FREE ring sizer with your order when you select "I HAVE NOT used a Rustic & Main Sizer" and select your appropriate hand size.
- Small - we will send you a sizing kit that also includes our smaller sizes (sizes 5 - 6.5 + plus a medium sizer)
- Medium - we will send you a sizing kit that covers only our most common range of ring sizes (sizes 7 - 12.5 only)
- Large - we will send you a sizing kit that also includes our larger sizes (sizes 13 - 16 plus a medium sizer)
Note: If you have a hand size smaller than the ones listed below or are unsure of your hand size, reach out to us via email, phone or live chat so we can assist you further.
Our ring sizing kits are shipped within 1-2 business days of placing your order. Your custom sizer(s) will arrive with instructions on how to use the sizer and how to update your ring size for your order when you’ve determined the best fit.
We will not start making your ring until your ring size has been determined and you have updated your ring size.
The Story Behind the Ring
Weathered Maple Wood Wedding Band
Weathering the maple wood is done using a centuries old technique. When working with maple, the result is a stunning silvery-grey color that really stands out from the crowd. It's a perfect pairing for the reddish-brown hues of the coffee grounds.
Note: natural aging will occur with our weathered maple. The greyish hue will eventually take on a bit of a green hue as time goes by.
Coffee Ring Inlay
This design was originally conceived for a friend of ours who owns a coffee shop. We used beans from his store in the ring we created for him, but the coffee used in future rings is a bit more unique. We were able to obtain an unopened Hills Bros coffee can from 1941. The coffee inside was still fresh (they really knew how to make stuff back then) and has a great vintage story.
Though we can enjoy coffee in an endless stream today, this has not always been the case. Coffee rationing in WWII began in 1942 - families could only get one pound every five weeks - and the rationing didn't end until 1946. There were a few reasons for this. Firstly, the GI's needed coffee in the field. Secondly, German U-boats were sinking boats with coffee shipments from Brazil making coffee hard to get.
Rationed coffee was packaged in glass containers, which were not only reusable, but also saved precious tin resources for the troops. That this coffee could be purchased in a can was a sign that the war had ended.
For us, the idea of an unopened can of coffee sitting in the back of someone's pantry for so many years is a reminder of the frugality of that great generation which was permanently impressed upon them during the war.
Dual Metal Ring Inlays
We wanted something to class up our beloved weathered maple and coffee ring and we jumped to bronze because of it's slight reddish hue. It's subtle and helps the coffee pop rather than stealing the attention. However, ever color looks amazing in this ring, just be aware that silver and white gold will have a subtle contrast against the maple.
Custom Coffee Option
If you have a favorite coffee shop and would like to use their beans, we can make that happen. Simply select the option on this page. We only need about 2 tablespoons of coffee beans (ground coffee may work as well). If you would like to send along more beans than necessary, well, coffee is always appreciated in the shop ;-).
Please send coffee to:
Rustic and Main
11957 Ramah Church Rd.
Huntersville, NC 28078