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Ocelotl Band

$495.00 - $760.00

Ocelotl Band

$495.00 - $760.00
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Product Details

Sterling Silver .925.
Handcrafted in the USA. Includes premium gift box with protective pouch, polishing cloth, and more.

SIZING NOTE - We recommend ordering rings ½ size LARGER than your normal size, please see our Sizing Guidelines for details.

This ring cannot be re-sized.

We also offer the Ocelotl Ring.

Read more about the Ocelotl Band in our Blog post:

JAGUAR WARRIORS: KNIGHTS OF THE AZTEC EMPIRE
OCT 2020

Dimensions

19mm top height / 9mm shank height

Production & Shipping Times

Most NightRider pieces are handcrafted to order, which requires 2-3 weeks of production time. Our skilled artisans will expertly take your item from wax to casting and finishing, and every meticulous step in between, creating a one-of-a-kind piece specifically for you.

If the item is currently in stock, it will ship in 2-3 business days.

Need your order by a certain date? Call us at 800.566.8661.

the jaguar in aztec culture

The Aztecs considered jaguars the lords of the jungle and all its animals. Fearing nothing but man, the jaguar is an apex predator that embodies many of the traits the Jaguar Warriors aspired to. The Aztecs so revered this large cat that it is a central image throughout their art, lore, and religion.

The Ocelotl Band Aztec Jaguar Ring in s Tropical Rainforest Setting

THE JAGUAR IN AZTEC CULTURE

The Aztecs considered jaguars the lords of the jungle and all its animals. Fearing nothing but man, the jaguar is an apex predator that embodies many of the traits the Jaguar Warriors aspired to. The Aztecs so revered this large cat that it is a central image throughout their art, lore, and religion.

Jaguar Warriors: Aztec Knights

Ocelotl [oh-say-lo] : "Jaguar Warrior" in the Aztec language of Nahuatl

The jaguar heart beats within every warrior. No one knew this better than the ocelotl—the elite Aztec military unit of the Jaguar Warriors. Accomplished leaders, warriors, and protectors, the ocelotl ensured that the Aztec empire flourished.

JAGUAR WARRIORS: AZTEC KNIGHTS

Ocelotl [oh-say-lo]: "Jaguar Warrior" in the Aztec language of Nahuatl

The jaguar heart beats within every warrior. No one knew this better than the ocelotl—the elite Aztec military unit of the Jaguar Warriors. Accomplished leaders, warriors, and protectors, the ocelotl ensured that the Aztec empire flourished.

A boxer wearing the Ocelotl Band while seated in a boxing ring corner

The Modern Ocelotl

There are still Jaguar Warriors who walk among us today. Those that are born with the heart of a jaguar and have learned to master the power of the animal within— and will never cease fighting for family, community, and honor.

A boxer ringside, wearing the Ocelotl Aztec Jaguar Band

THE MODERN OCELOTL

There are still Jaguar Warriors who walk among us today. Those that are born with the heart of a jaguar and have learned to master the power of the animal within— and will never cease fighting for family, community, and honor.

ocelotl band symBolism

The Jaguar – An Aztec symbol of strength, war, and a representation of the jaguar god Tezcatlipoca. Tezcatlipoca was second only to the snake god Quetzalcoatl in religious importance.

Macuahuitl – This large double-edged wooden sword is studded with razor-sharp obsidian glass blades. Both sides of the band's shank feature this trusted weapon of the Jaguar Warrior.

Double-Headed Snake – Represents the feathered serpent god Quetzalcoatl, Aztec god of the wind and wisdom.

Turquoise – Prized above even gold, the Aztecs believed this stone had healing properties that would bring strength, prosperity, and success in battle.

Under Gallery – A skull Jaguar Warrior flanked by two warrior brothers, members of the other elite Aztec military unit—the Eagle Warriors.

An up-close view of the Ocelotl Jaguar Ring, highlighting all the Aztec symbols it incorporates
The Ocelotl Aztec Jaguar Band close-up, to shw all the details and symbols incorporated into the design

OCELOTL BAND SYMBOLISM

The Jaguar – An Aztec symbol of strength, war, and a representation of the jaguar god Tezcatlipoca. Tezcatlipoca was second only to the snake god Quetzalcoatl in religious importance.

Macuahuitl – This large double-edged wooden sword is studded with razor-sharp obsidian glass blades. Both sides of the band's shank feature this trusted weapon of the Jaguar Warrior.

Double-Headed Snake – Represents the feathered serpent god Quetzalcoatl, Aztec god of the wind and wisdom.

Turquoise – Prized above even gold, the Aztecs believed this stone had healing properties that would bring strength, prosperity, and success in battle.

Under Gallery – A skull Jaguar Warrior flanked by two warrior brothers, members of the other elite Aztec military unit—the Eagle Warriors.

A NightRider Master Jeweler at his bench, handcrafting a ring

made in america

That’s not just a snappy catchphrase around here, it’s a deeply held belief. Because every piece of NightRider Jewelry that we pour our heart and souls into represents our American Dream.

A NightRider Jeweler Handcrafting a Sterling Silver Ring

MADE IN AMERICA

That’s not just a snappy catchphrase around here, it’s a deeply held belief. Because every piece of NightRider Jewelry that we pour our heart and souls into represents our American Dream

proudly handcrafted

At NightRider Jewelry we believe in family, freedom, exceptional craftsmanship—and doing things the right way, not the easy way. We make everything here in the USA, and each piece is handcrafted by real artisans.

A completed Ocelotl Jaguar Ring in the hands of a NightRider Master Jeweler
The Ocelotl Band in Sterling Silver with Turquoise Eyes, in the hand of a Master Jeweler

PROUDLY HANDCRAFTED

At NightRider Jewelry we believe in family, freedom, exceptional craftsmanship—and doing things the right way, not the easy way. We make everything here in the USA, and each piece is handcrafted by real artisans.

premium packaging

All jewelry purchases arrive in a luxurious NightRider presentation gift box including a pouch, polishing cloth, and more.

PREMIUM PACKAGING

All jewelry purchases arrive in a luxurious NightRider presentation gift box including a pouch, polishing cloth, and more.

true to you

You realized long ago that true freedom isn’t a freebie, it takes work to maintain it. And that’s OK because you not only know the value of hard work, you’re living proof of it. Here’s to those who’ve made their own way in this world and aren’t afraid to show it.

A Boxer ringside, and resting his arms on the ropes, wearing both the Ocelotl Ring and Band
A boxer  wearing both the Ocelotl Ring and the Ocelotl Band, resting his forearms of the boxing ring ropes

TRUE TO YOU

You realized long ago that true freedom isn’t free, it takes work to maintain it. And that’s OK because you not only know the value of hard work, you’re living proof of it. Here’s to those who’ve made their own way in this world and aren’t afraid to show it.