If you were a teenager in the late ‘70s or early ‘80s, you may recall playing a few rounds of Space Invaders at your local arcade, heroically battling the alien menace from behind the decreasingly sound security of your ever-deteriorating final bunker. If so, you may be interested to know that a silver ring heavily influenced by the classic arcade game is available for purchase online.
Designed by Amsterdam creative studio Tjep, the Invader Aiko Ring has a pixelated face intended to have a striking resemblance to the extraterrestrial foes featured in the game. Here’s the classic layout of the game itself:
And for comparison with the design of the ring, here’s the otherworldly threat it was influenced by:
Priced at €198, the Invader Aiko Ring is stylishly cast via traditional means, is made to fit the exact specifications of its individual wearer, and means a guaranteed “yes” answer to any marriage proposal, so long as your bride-to-be is as nerdy as you.