I love this ring. My partner asked me to buy him a ring - I had no idea what kind of jewellery would suit a man ... but this ring is very understated and not 'bling'. It just looks quite manly and subtle. The ring has quite a bit of weight to it and it certainly looks more expensive than it is (one of the reasons I bought this ring). The black is very matte, there aren't lines on it as it appears in the picture unless you look closely (I think this is a good thing because it makes it look quite cheap in the picture). I put a picture of it here - it is my finger in the picture which is why it clearly doesn't fit but it should give a better impression of what the ring actually looks like.
I bought this nice ring as a gift and I have to say that it looks really good, matches perfectly the picture and was delivered very fast and in perfect conditions. I was a bit disappointed with the box, though, first of all because it does not match the one displayed in the picture here: [...] and then because the box I received is indeed in nice black velvet, but heart-shaped instead of rectangular and very, very tiny. It is most certainly not appropriate for a man's ring (especially a size X). The Amazon gift wrapping was also quite disappointing. Blue paper and yellow ribbon with a bow that was bigger than the box itself.