Essex, Florida (PressExposure) June 30, 2009 -- Wedding bands made out different materials thrive in the jewelry market today. In your desire to have the best wedding specials, it is but wise for you to know the components of the jewels you will purchase for the bride. Nowadays, what is prominent in the ring world are those made out of tungsten as they have been rated as classy and lasting. Before you do decide to purchase tungsten wedding rings, it will be good for you to know the perks and setbacks of the material.
Tungsten is a chemical element widely known for its industrial benefits. Its durability and hardness have made it perfect for hard-core tools and aerospace materials. At present, tungsten has etched a significant mark in the jewelry world as it becomes a favorite material for wedding rings and other pieces of jewelry.
tungsten wedding rings have been considered as a wedding special item like the veil, the cake and the brideâs wedding gown. The vogue existence of tungsten wedding rings in the market is especially attributed its hardness and heat tolerance. Tungsten carbide is actually the element used in making jewelry. When combined with carbon, tungsten becomes twice as hard as steel; stunningly four times as hard as titanium. With regards tungstenâs heat tolerance, it has been found out that tungsten falls within Mohâs top ten hardness scale needing about six hundred degrees Fahrenheit to melt.
Tungsten wedding rings especially crafted and adorned will last ages and ages because it is impossible to scratch and requires no high maintenance. The hardness of tungsten further makes every tungsten ring virtually indestructible too. It takes a diamond to etch scratches into the walls of the ring. On the other hand, since tungsten wedding rings are hard, they too may be heavy for the finger. This setback is greatly compensated by tungstenâs hypoallergenic characteristic. Compared to diamonds, gold and platinum, tungsten wedding rings are significantly cheaper and affordable. You can spend less with something that lasts for ages.
Given these facts, it is now your choice to opt for a tungsten wedding ring. Be wise, be critical. Wedding specials are not supposed to end as the wedding ends.