The Shepard Distressed Tantalum

Pre-distressed and exhibiting random divots and hammered impressions, this solid tantalum ring is unique and perfectly imperfect. Utilizing responsibly-sourced tantalum, each ring is individually handcrafted to your specifications in Minnesota, USA.

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Regular price $ 490.00 USD
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Distressed Tantalum. Flat Profile.

There's a nod to the japanese principle of wabi sabi found in (and around) this distressed and hammered tantalum band. Oriignally offered in titanium, this is a design for those who embrace the imperfections in life and find beauty in the organic nature of the items we craft. Pre-distressed, this ring will exhibit character that only improves over time. Each ring is unique and perfectly imperfect. 

Available in choice of 6mm or 8mm widths. Each band is handcrafted on-demand in Minnesota. Built to last a lifetime. 

Material: Tantalum 
Finish: Hammered / Distressed
Profile: Flat with minor facets/divots
Width: Choice of 6.0mm or 8.0mm
Interior: Comfort-Fit

Availability: 3 weeks fabrication + 3-4 days shipping.


Please refer to specific timing guidance on each respective product page. All custom orders are crafted on-demand with a typical turnaround time of 2-4 weeks.

We can, at times, accommodate requests for expedited service so please reach out if you have specific needs around a wedding date or travel schedule. 

For select products, we will ship out a "test ring kit" so you can verify your fit, prior to moving ahead with your custom fabrication. Test ring kits are also provided for engraved items.

All of our rings include free shipping via USPS First Class Service, with tracking information emailed when processed. Keep in mind that transit times can vary between 2-5 days. If faster service is required, please consider selecting an expedited shipping service at checkout.

Shipping & Returns

For information regarding all things shipping, returns, or exchanges, check out our policy here.


Our Commitment: During the first month of ownership, we gladly accept returns or exchanges for any rings still in new condition. Custom orders will incur a 30% fee on any returns and 20% on any exchanges, unless the ring fabrication and/or material demonstrates a failure. Should the quality prove compromised at any point during ownership, a replacement will be provided at no charge. This offer does not include general wear and tear or other signs of general use. 

if you simply need a different size years down the road, we offer replacement rings at cost, which tends to be about 40 - 45% off the retail price, depending on the ring. Please inquire on specifics for your ring. 

If you have any other questions, please don't hesitate to reach out. We'll be here to assist. Thank you for choosing Støberi!

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