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These his and her matching Star Wars wedding rings from Etsy shop SwankMetalsmithing are perfect for fans and won’t break your budget. Owner Chelsea Swank designs her custom jewelry in a 3-D computer modeling program before being carved in wax on the CNC mill and cast in the shop.
Are you blown away by this custom wedding ring based on the Delta Halo? It looks pretty cool, even if it’s meant to wipe the galaxy clean of all sentient life. Bruce Boone custom made this titanium ring for Halo fan Mike Coscia featuring one of the seven fortress worlds found in the game laser cut on the outside and inside.
Here’s an alternative idea to a traditional white wedding dress for brides looking for something different (and geeky) for their wedding day. Based on a sketch by artist Anne-Louise Richards this Tardis ball gown was created by Redditor queenofhearts, a three month labor of love of over 120 hours of work, nearly 10m in fabric and 1500+ rhinestones swirling along the skirt.
Jewelry designer Valerie creates beautiful and geeky jewelry handmade in her studio in Toronto from sterling silver. You may have already seen her Star Trek inspired engagement ring around the web, her Etsy shop VaLaJewelry now sells an accompanying Star Trek men’s band along with other geek inspired rings like this Star Wars Imperial signia ring with White Topaz, Diamonds and Blue Sapphires.
These amazingly detailed heels are inspired by everyone’s favorite droid and hand painted by Beauty For The Geek, and if I had to guess, the artist is a huge Star Wars fan. Check out all her past custom creations all of which are inspired by a galaxy far, far away.
Having made quite the name for herself in the gaming community, Brittany Foster of Bmf Jewelry is known as the ‘Gamer Jeweler’ over at CustomMade for her amazing video game inspired rings. Her latest gamer creation is nothing new for Brittany, who previously created the companion cube ring made from stainless steel with pink enameled hearts. A play on an eternity ring Brittany replaces the traditional diamonds with four mini Xbox controllers. Each controller has four sets of grouped stones (four rubies, four emeralds, and eight sapphires (four yellow and four blue)) to represent the buttons on the controllers of the Xbox engagement ring.
In the future when they look back, and watch on DVD, the war between humans and the cybernetic race of their own creation, they will remember this day. The day Reddit user Disturbed Robot decided to take his love of Amy, and Battlestar Galactica, to the next level with a Cylon engagement ring!
This geeky couple met at a Battlestar Galactica party and it was from that first meeting that Reddit user Disturbed Robot decided to design and custom make a ring perfect for the Viper pilot of his dreams. Artist Craig Elliott recreated DR’s sketches as a CG model in Maya. Once satisfied with the model it was then printed on a 3D printer, and a mold was cast from the model with the gold from his Grandmother’s ring. He also re-used the diamonds from his Grandmother’s ring in the final design as well.
This C-3PO inspired dress from Etsy shop GeekyU would make a great bridesmaid dress for a Star Wars themed wedding! Handcrafted from heavy woven fabrics, decorated with a felt applique and is custom made by GeekyU.
This Star Wars inspired Sgian Dubh ( Ski-an-doo) from Stubborn Stag would make the perfect wedding gift for a Scottish geek. This small knife worn in the hose or sock of a traditional Scottish Highland dress along with a kilt, has the image of Darth Vader on the bottom of the hilt. A Sgian Dubh is sometimes referred to as a hidden or dark knife which is fitting for the dark side of the force.
This gamer Bride and her Husband, whom she met while playing as a female Night Elf rogue in World Of Warcraft, came up with a great concept for their wedding rings. Inscribed on the inside of their white gold bands is the phrase “Bind on Equip.” An obvious reference to the online game and was incorporated into their ceremony as being soul bound to them.
“A circle symbolizes wholeness an unbroken and never ending circle symbolizing a commitment of love that is also never ending. The exchange of rings shall become soul bound and is a visible sign of your commitment. “
While Deviantart artist Tallman Creations was preparing for her World of Warcraft themed wedding last year; I posted some of the amazingly creative items she had been making including paladin and rogue sword cake cutters. She has since shared some of her wedding photos on her Deviantart page.