What is Better? Titanium Wedding Rings or Tungsten Wedding Bands?

3724 Ashwood Drive Essex, Florida (PressExposure) April 22, 2009 -- There are currently two kinds of wedding rings that marrying couples are debating on, the titanium wedding ring and tungsten wedding band. The debate centers onof these two wedding rings. Which is better, a wedding ring made from titanium or a tungsten wedding band? the quality and toughness

Titanium or Tungsten

Both materials are considerably new in the market. Both possess unique qualities rarely found in other materials such as platinum and gold.

Titanium Wedding Rings

Titanium has been widely known as the toughest metal around. This is an overstatement because titanium is rather soft and light. It has a low density and it is a strong, lustrous, corrosion-resistant transition metal with a silvery-white color. Due to its durability, affordability, and gunmetal gray color, titanium wedding rings quickly became popular especially as men's wedding rings. The only drawback that professionals have cited is its lightweight feature. Though it may be advantageous for some, being lightweight doesn't convey a feel of luxury.

Summary

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Advantages:

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Strong and corrosion resistant.

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Has a lustrous gunmetal color which makes it perfect as a man's wedding ring.

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More affordable than gold and platinum.

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Disadvantages:

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Lightweight. It doesn't convey a feel of luxury.

Tungsten Wedding Rings

Tungsten, those used on light-bulbs, are considered as one of the toughest non-alloyed metal and second to the highest of all the elements after carbon. Tungsten as aIts metal gray color and finish makes it perfect as a man's wedding ring. Though strong, tungsten wedding band alone is still vulnerable to scratches but when carbon alloy is added, tungsten becomes tougher and harder. Able to resist any form of scratches, a tungsten wedding band reinforced by carbon can hold its mirror-like shine for years. Due to carbon, tungsten wedding rings have developed a glossy black hue which makes them perfect as men's wedding rings. The only disadvantage is when fractured, it must be replaced because its toughness makes it difficult to repair. wedding ring is popular because of its known toughness and hypoallergenic composition.

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Tungsten alone is tough. As tough as platinum.

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Hypoallergenic.

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Its metal gray color and finish makes it perfect as a man's wedding ring.

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More affordable than platinum.

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Tungsten reinforced by carbon becomes tougher, able to resist any kind of scratches and beatings and can hold its mirror-like shine for years.

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Tungsten reinforced by carbon will develop a glossy black hue which makes it perfect as a man's wedding ring.

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Disadvantages:

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Tungsten alone can still be affected by scratches.

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If fractured, it must be replaced. Its toughness makes it difficult to repair.

About Self-Employed

Christopher Thomson is an avid writer who writes articles for basically anything he puts his interest into. From what he learned as a blogger, he applied to writing articles. Today, he focuses his writing more on jewelry, mainly wedding rings and bonds.


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